Programs offered by the Alzheimer’s Association Central & North Florida Chapter are available at no-cost. To register or for more … More
Programs offered by the Alzheimer’s Association Florida Gulf Coast Chapter are available at no-cost. To register or for more information, … More
By Jill Grinnel, Center Director at Town Square Sarasota If you are a full-time caregiver, adult day centers can offer … More
Six in 10 individuals with dementia will wander at some point. Many will do so repeatedly, putting themselves in harm’s … More
By Pat Gruber, Volunteer Community Educator, Alzheimer’s Association and Volunteer Coordinator, Chapter Health System I recently had the great honor to … More
By: Debrah Nadler, BS, MBA, CCA, RA My mom was always a loving and hardworking woman who prioritized her family … More
by Kelli Fontaine, Assistive Technology Manager, Center for Independent Living of Broward & Gulf Coast Assistive technology can have a … More
Caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia face unique challenges and as dementia symptoms worsen, caregivers can experience increased emotional and physical stress making it more difficult to care for their loved ones. Many caregivers rely on direct care workers for in-home care allowing their loved one to continue living at home and help prevent or delay nursing home placement.
In honor of Black History Month, Alzheimer’s Association Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer, Carl V. Hill, Ph.D., MPH, shares … More
A person living with Alzheimer’s or other dementia regardless of the stage can participate in and enjoy activities. Because the person with dementia may withdraw from activities they previously enjoyed, it is important to help with engagement. Having an open discussion around any concerns and making slight adjustments can make a difference.