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.
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.
By Maddison Rametta and Audrey Coachman Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia affects 1 in every 37 Floridians statewide. The Florida … More
“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.
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
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.
Nearly 15% of adults age 65 and over in Palm Beach County are living with Alzheimer’s. Hunter’s Run Country Club … More
The last year saw many breakthroughs in Alzheimer’s treatment, diagnosis and understanding. Thanks to the incredible work of volunteers across … More
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.
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.