How has Alzheimer’s impacted your life? Growing up I stayed with my great-grandparents during the day while my parents worked. … More
Florida is committed to ensuring our state is dementia capable and doing all we can to provide support to those living with the disease and their care partners. We will be kicking off our advocacy efforts Feb. 7-8 for our annual Alzheimer’s Rally in Tally.
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.
A tradition among Oceanographers is to send styrofoam cups into the deep ocean with their instruments as unique souvenirs. Ph.D. candidate Dani Cox had an idea to engage residents at The Estates at Carpenter’s in current Oceanic researchby inviting them to decorate and design styrofoam cups and discs.
For many teenagers, their days consist of going to school, playing sports and hanging out with their friends. For Sarah … More
Everyone wants to visit with family for the holidays. However travel, whether short or long distances, can be hectic for just about everyone who does it, but it can be especially challenging for Floridians living with Alzheimer’s. While not all living with Alzheimer’s are able to travel, people living with early- and mid-stage Alzheimer’s often do want to attend family gatherings and holiday celebrations. Careful and thoughtful planning can help ensure safety, comfort and holiday enjoyment for everyone involved.
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.
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
By Maddison Rametta Cris Martinez is an award winning certified broadcast meteorologist at WPBF 25 News, serving on the Executive … More