Volunteer Highlight: Saul Simon

“The beauty of putting on this event was a buddy of mine looking at me and saying, ‘Thank you for doing this. I don’t know if you know this, but my mom suffered from this disease.’…I never would have known that his mom suffered as my dad suffered,” said Saul Simon about the Pickleball tournament he recently organized in support of the Walk to End Alzheimer’s® in Boca.

Palm Beach County Residents Raise More Than $19,000 for Alzheimer’s Care and Support

Nearly 15% of adults age 65 and over in Palm Beach County are living with Alzheimer’s. Hunter’s Run Country Club held Step Up to Wellness to raise awareness and funds for local care and support programs through the Alzheimer’s Association Southeast Florida Chapter. The event raised more than $19,000 that will allow the local chapterContinue reading “Palm Beach County Residents Raise More Than $19,000 for Alzheimer’s Care and Support”

Art4ALZ: Fluid Art Paint Pouring Coming to Southwest Florida

by Tammy DeCaro Special paint pouring workshops are coming to multiple locations throughout SW Florida in March, April and May to support those living with Alzheimer’s and other dementia. Barrington Terrace, an assisted living and memory care residence in Naples, is hosting the events with all proceeds supporting the Art4Alz team fundraising campaign for TheContinue reading “Art4ALZ: Fluid Art Paint Pouring Coming to Southwest Florida”

Music Makes the Heart Sing 

By Tanya Miller, Co-Chair of the 2021 Boca Raton Walk To End Alzheimer’s  Updated Dec. 28, 2021 What happens when you hear a familiar tune? Oftentimes a song can spark a memory and evoke a range of emotions taking you back to a familiar time and place. Music has the power to encourage foot tapping,Continue reading “Music Makes the Heart Sing “

Tips From a Former Caregiver

Chasity Brooks’ caregiving journey began in 2017, when her mother-in-law, Jean, was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. Although Jean recently passed away at the age of 84, Chasity continues to spread awareness of Alzheimer’s disease by raising funds for a cure through Walk to End Alzheimer’s.