2018 Treasure Coast Caregiver Symposim

The 2018 Caregiver symposium is a complimentary educational gathering for those caring for a loved one with a memory loss disorder or those seeking information about memory loss disorders.    Keynote Speaker Martin Schreiber, former Wisconsin Governor, author of “My Two Elaines” and Alzheimer’s Caregiver. Date:  Friday, February 23, 2018 Time:  9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Location:  Kane Center 900 SE Salerno Rd. Stuart, FL 34997 Additional Speakers … Continue reading 2018 Treasure Coast Caregiver Symposim

Caregiver Affirmations

Caregivers for Alzheimer’s and dementia face special challenges and many responsibilities. Be sure you are taking care of yourself and staying strong emotionally. Join one of our Caregiver Support Groups available in many cities or our online community, ALZConnected. In the meantime, we hope these thoughts listed below help guide your mind in a positive, healthy direction. And, as always, you can call us anytime at 1.800.272.3900 for support. I … Continue reading Caregiver Affirmations

My First Rally in Tally: Jehan Wilson

Over 100 delegates gathered together for the 2018 Rally in Tally , accomplishing 83 visits with various state representatives from all over Florida. My first Rally in Tally experience kicked off with the lighting of the state Capitol Building on January 16th which was followed by a state of Florida Rally in Tally reception. The following day was the day we all waited for, the … Continue reading My First Rally in Tally: Jehan Wilson

Rally in Tally: How Everyone Can Help

Rally in Tally is Jan. 16 and 17! Florida has the second-highest incident rate of Alzheimer’s disease in the country. Your voice is critical to raising Alzheimer’s awareness and urgency. WHAT YOU CAN DO Join us in Tallahassee. Be our special guest as all four Alzheimer’s Association Chapters of Florida host “Rally in Tally” – a unique state advocacy experience where you will meet with state legislators, tell … Continue reading Rally in Tally: How Everyone Can Help

My “Rally In Tally” Experience: The Cyrena Duncan Story

Cyrena Duncan, Public Policy Manager, Alzheimer’s Association, Florida GulfCoast Chapter Each year Rally in Tally reinforces the overwhelming passion and enthusiasm of Alzheimer’s advocates in the State of Florida. It is an opportunity to relentlessly convey the ultimate goal of making Alzheimer’s disease a top priority.  While I remain dedicated to the Alzheimer’s Association’s mission through my public policy efforts, being afforded the opportunity to … Continue reading My “Rally In Tally” Experience: The Cyrena Duncan Story

Mom is different this holiday, now what?

The holidays are a time for family gatherings, traditions and sharing memories of a time gone by.  But what happens when the one who has always held it all together seems off for some reason?  The recipes she used to make are not quite the same, the name of her grandchildren seem hard to remember and she can’t remember she just saw you last week … Continue reading Mom is different this holiday, now what?

Did Bill Gates say $50 Million?

Bill Gates has recently donated to the Dementia Discovery Fund with the intent of expanding research on the brain and Alzheimer’s disease to lead to a cure. Presently, the disease affects 5 million Americans, for which the government invests $259 billion to cover health care for those affected per year. “I first became interested in Alzheimer’s because of its costs—both emotional and economic—to families and … Continue reading Did Bill Gates say $50 Million?