Get the latest on research, valuable resources at the 2016 Regional Education Conference in Miami

Join us at Florida International University Kovens Conference Center on April 14 for the 2016 Regional Education Conference. Whether you are a caregiver for someone with dementia or you work with patients with dementia, this conference has something for you. The annual conference provides valuable information for people influenced by Alzheimer’s disease, their families and professionals. Renowned dementia experts will share helpful resources and present … Continue reading Get the latest on research, valuable resources at the 2016 Regional Education Conference in Miami

Alzheimer’s caregivers: Get the ‘Tools’ you need at a free workshop at the Kane Center on April 12

  By Denise Belizar, guest blog writer       A panel of senior care professionals will be on hand at the Kane Center in Stuart on April 12 to provide expert advice and tools to help those who are caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s Disease. The “tools” in this case are helpful strategies and devices that caregivers can use to better assist their family members. The … Continue reading Alzheimer’s caregivers: Get the ‘Tools’ you need at a free workshop at the Kane Center on April 12

Getting involved with local walk committee rewarding, fun

Volunteers are truly the faces behind the success of our local five Walk to End Alzheimer’s events. Every walk has a committee that is filled with people willing to put their time and soul into this cause. Marlene Lieberman has served on a walk committee for the past 15 years. She has been the co-chair of the Miami-Dade Walk to End Alzheimer’s and is now … Continue reading Getting involved with local walk committee rewarding, fun

Advocate Spotlight: Doris Sanders

  At the Alzheimer’s Association Southeast Florida Chapter, we have the extraordinary honor to serve our community and work with amazing volunteers. These volunteers help us get closer and closer to our vision of a world without Alzheimer’s. Today, we are shining a light on one of our incredible advocates, Doris Sanders. Doris is a former full-time caregiver to her husband Joe, and since his passing, she … Continue reading Advocate Spotlight: Doris Sanders