1. How has Alzheimer’s impacted your life? Personally, my story is like so many others in that I have lost … More
Meet Melissa Denham: your 2023 Walk to End Alzheimer’s The Villages event chair
How has Alzheimer’s impacted your life? Growing up I stayed with my great-grandparents during the day while my parents worked. … More
From Diagnosis to Ironman: a Central Florida Man’s Journey
Dan Jaworski, an international investment manager from Orlando, traveled to Thailand in 2019. What he thought was a typical family vacation would change his life forever.
How Florida Pace Programs Can Help People Living with Alzheimer’s Age at Home
Special Guest Blog by Cross Country Healthcare, Presenting Sponsor of the Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Boca If you are … More
You’re Not Alone in the Fight Against Alzheimer’s Disease
During more than 50 years of marriage, a couple definitely gets to know each other. So it was with Peter and Judy Laz of Redington Shores. When Peter began to notice gradual changes in his wife, he knew they needed help. After having her evaluated, he realized his greatest fear – his wife had Alzheimer’s disease. Peter tells their story.
Tallahassee Walk Chair Spotlight: Twyla Sketchley
By Maddison Rametta Twyla Sketchley is serving as Event Day Chair for the Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Tallahassee. Held … More
Tallahassee Walk Chair Spotlight: Kristal Cooley
By Maddison Rametta Kristal Cooley is serving as Community Engagement Chair for the Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Tallahassee. Held … More
Alzheimer’s vs. Dementia What Are the Differences?
Many people use the terms Alzheimer’s and dementia interchangeably, but they are different things. While dementia is a general term for a syndrome, Alzheimer’s is a specific brain disease.
Alzheimer’s Caregivers Need Care Too
Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type of dementia. Many of us know someone who has Alzheimer’s or someone who cares for a loved one with this brain disorder. It seems quite common these days since more than six million Americans are living with the disease, according to the Alzheimer’s Association. Almost 600,000 of them are living in Florida.
Orlando Walk Chair Spotlight: Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings
Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings is serving as Co-Chair on the Executive Leadership Team for the Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Greater Orlando.