10 New Year’s Resolutions to Promote Brain Health

Filled with the promise of new beginnings, each new year brings hope for a fresh start and the opportunity for growth. As we turn the corner into 2019 – emboldened with a sense of resolve – there’s no better time to plan for a healthier tomorrow, and as evidence suggests that adopting a few key lifestyle habits can reduce one’s risk of cognitive decline and … Continue reading 10 New Year’s Resolutions to Promote Brain Health

Miami Girl Choreographs Contemporary Dance for Alzheimer’s Disease

At only seven-years-old, Gianna Pressa is acutely aware of the demands, devastation and devotion piled on the family members of those living with Alzheimer’s disease. It has been eight years since Leo Mantecon and her family were given the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease, and Gianna wanted to find a way to spark some joy among her loved ones—or perhaps even a memory for her great … Continue reading Miami Girl Choreographs Contemporary Dance for Alzheimer’s Disease

Unbridled Love: Honoring My Father Living with Alzheimer’s

The story has become a part of family history, a familiar anecdote used to tease: My mother met my father when he was her teacher. This isn’t entirely true. My mother was a proctor in college and my father led a course on psychology. A proper gentleman, he waited until the end of the school year to ask her out. There’s nothing scandalous about how they … Continue reading Unbridled Love: Honoring My Father Living with Alzheimer’s

10 Tips For Recruiting Co-workers

Co-workers make great additions to your Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® team.   Here are 10tips to get your colleagues on board: Start early. Begin recruiting right after you register your team. The sooner you build your team, the more time you’ll have to raise awareness and funds. Speak at a company or team meeting. Sharing your reason to end Alzheimer’s may motivate others … Continue reading 10 Tips For Recruiting Co-workers

10 Early Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer’s

Memory loss that disrupts daily life may be a symptom of Alzheimer’s or other dementia. Alzheimer’s is a brain disease that causes a slow decline in memory, thinking and reasoning skills. There are 10 warning signs and symptoms. If you notice any of them, don’t ignore them. Schedule an appointment with your doctor. Memory loss that disrupts daily life One of the most common signs of Alzheimer’s … Continue reading 10 Early Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer’s

Have you heard about TrialMatch®?

   Alzheimer’s Association TrialMatch® is a free, easy-to-use clinical studies matching service that generates customized lists of studies based on user-provided information. You can easily see what studies you may qualify for. Our continually updated database contains more than 250 studies, including both pharmacological (drug) and non-pharmacological (non-drug) studies being conducted at sites across the country and online.   We need your help to advance … Continue reading Have you heard about TrialMatch®?

Save the date for the Walk to End Alzheimer’s!

We want to see you at the Walk to End Alzheimer’s!   Upcoming Walks: Treasure Coast – September 29, 2018 (Indian RiverSide Park) Broward – October 13, 2018 (Nova Southeastern University – Davie) West Palm Beach – October 20, 2018 (Meyer Amphitheatre) Boca Raton – October 28, 2018 (Mizner Park Amphitheater) Miami – Dade – November 3, 2018 (Museum Park)     We can’t wait … Continue reading Save the date for the Walk to End Alzheimer’s!