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”

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.

Florida teen: ‘Anyone can help’ family caregivers

With his mother now caring for his grandmother full-time, L.J. Ruth knows firsthand how challenging dementia caregiving can be. After recently holding a fundraiser and charity drive to support local family caregivers, he sat down with the Alzheimer’s Association to share his story.