“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.
The Longest Day Events: Central and North Florida Chapter
This month, get involved with the Alzheimer’s Association and The Longest Day with these events in Central and North Florida.
The Longest Day Events: Southeast Florida Chapter
This month, get involved with the Alzheimer’s Association and The Longest Day with these events in Southeast Florida.
The Longest Day Events: Florida Gulf Coast Chapter
This month, get involved with the Alzheimer’s Association and The Longest Day with these events around the Gulf Coast.
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 … More
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 … More
Walking for Aida
As a child, nobody expects you to become a caretaker. Tampa Walk to End Alzheimer’s participant Adriana Garcia shares her personal Alzheimer’s story.
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.
Running for Alzheimer’s
Alzheimer’s disease has always played a huge part in Ryan Welch’s life. Now, through sharing his story and participating in The Longest Day, Ryan fights to end Alzheimer’s in honor of his grandfather.