TIPS TO FUNDRAISE YOUR WAY TO SUCCESS.

You’ve taken the first step by signing up for the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s®. Now it’s time to start working toward your fundraising goal! Every dollar you raise will help enhance care and support programs and advance research toward methods of treatment, prevention and, ultimately, a cure. Here are some fundraising tips to help you get started: Set a goal. A goal gives … Continue reading TIPS TO FUNDRAISE YOUR WAY TO SUCCESS.

Alzheimer’s Association International Conference 2018 (AAIC)

Let’s Recap..   The Alzheimer’s Association International Conference® (AAIC®) is the largest and most influential international meeting dedicated to advancing dementia science. Each year, AAIC convenes the world’s leading basic science and clinical researchers, next-generation investigators, clinicians and the care research community to share research discoveries that will lead to methods of prevention and treatment, and improvements in diagnosis for Alzheimer’s disease.     STAY … Continue reading Alzheimer’s Association International Conference 2018 (AAIC)

Sprint for Discovery: New Dementia and Cardiovascular Findings

Subscribe to RSS Feed For the first time, a large, randomized clinical trial has demonstrated a significant reduction in the risk for developing cognitive decline and dementia. The new research results, announced today at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC), show aggressive treatment of high blood pressure (targeting a systolic blood pressure goal of less than 120 mm Hg) resulting in fewer new cases of mild cognitive … Continue reading Sprint for Discovery: New Dementia and Cardiovascular Findings

Tips for Family Celebrations

Alzheimer’s Association Summer Safety Tips: The pleasures of summer include longer, warmer and sunnier days, celebrations with family and friends, and backyard BBQs. For the person caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease, summer can also bring with it additional safety challenges. By taking a few minutes to review the following safety tips, families can enjoy a fulfilling and pleasant summertime together. Sunshine and … Continue reading Tips for Family Celebrations

Alzheimer’s Disease Initiative Conference 2018: Preparing for a Hospitalization

Join us on Friday, June 29, 2018, from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. for the Alzheimer’s Disease Initiative Conference 2018. Harvey Government Center 1200 Truman Avenue Key West, FL 33940   About the Alzheimer’s Disease Initiative Series The Alzheimer’s Disease Initiative education training series is designed to provide knowledge, skills, and methods of coping to family caregivers, professionals and others involved in the care of … Continue reading Alzheimer’s Disease Initiative Conference 2018: Preparing for a Hospitalization

Thinking of Mom on The Longest Day: 1,500,000 Steps Across Scotland

This morning, as I prepare for my day in my tent in Northern Scotland, I am thinking about how, for people caring for loved ones living with Alzheimer’s and dementia, every day seems like the longest day. That is why I am doing something I love for someone I love. I’ve lived through it myself – and I want to support all the caregivers and … Continue reading Thinking of Mom on The Longest Day: 1,500,000 Steps Across Scotland

80 Alzheimer’s advocates from Florida turn Capitol Hill purple

Several Treasure Coast residents traveled to Washington, D.C., in June for the Alzheimer’s Association Annual Advocacy Forum. This three-day event inspired and empowered advocates to share their stories to advocate for legislation that supports those living with Alzheimer’s and their caregivers. Over 1,200 advocates from across the country came together to share their stories and learn how their advocacy work in the past has resulted in tremendous success for public … Continue reading 80 Alzheimer’s advocates from Florida turn Capitol Hill purple