Six in 10 individuals with dementia will wander at some point. Many will do so repeatedly, putting themselves in harm’s … More
Get to Know Pensacola Walk to End Alzheimer’s Chair Dr. Pashia Groom
1. How has Alzheimer’s impacted your life? Personally, my story is like so many others in that I have lost … More
Activities: Engagement help in dementia care
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.
Family Caregiver Month: How One Couple’s Retirement Plan Changed
After Benny Luntsford received an early-onset Alzheimer’s diagnosis, he and his wife Becky had to pivot from their retirement plan while learning to embrace living in the moment.
Florida A&M University Nursing Students Expand Their Knowledge With the ALZ STARS Program
By Maddison Rametta and Audrey Coachman Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia affects 1 in every 37 Floridians statewide. The Florida … More
Volunteer Highlight: Saul Simon
“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.
Top 4 Actions to Take As a New Caregiver
By Jason A. Penrod, B.C.S., CELA, Family Elder Law Family Elder Law is a presenting sponsor for Walk to End Alzheimer’s … More
5 Ways to Promote Brain Health During Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month
During Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month in June, we’re encouraging all Americans to adopt healthy lifestyle behaviors that can help reduce the risk of cognitive decline.
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
Alzheimer’s Research in 2021: A Look Back
The last year saw many breakthroughs in Alzheimer’s treatment, diagnosis and understanding. Thanks to the incredible work of volunteers across … More