How has Alzheimer’s impacted your life? Growing up I stayed with my great-grandparents during the day while my parents worked. … More
Special Guest Blog by Cross Country Healthcare, Presenting Sponsor of the Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Boca If you are … More
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.
By Maddison Rametta Twyla Sketchley is serving as Event Day Chair for the Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Tallahassee. Held … More
By Maddison Rametta Kristal Cooley is serving as Community Engagement Chair for the Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Tallahassee. Held … More
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 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.
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.
By Maddison Rametta Cris Martinez is an award winning certified broadcast meteorologist at WPBF 25 News, serving on the Executive … More
The Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s brings together Floridians from across the state for a single cause: to end … More