If you've been an Alzheimer's San Diego class recently, you may have noticed a slight shift in our content and how we talk about the disease. Over the last 18 months, we've worked with renowned dementia educator Teepa Snow and her team to learn the "Positive Approach to Care" (PAC) model.
Alzheimer's San Diego brought together leading geneticists and neuroscientists to tackle the question: Is Alzheimer's genetic? The answer - it's complicated.
Alzheimer's San Diego President Shelita Weinfield appeared on KUSI's Good Morning San Diego to explain why those with Alzheimer's or another dementia may wander, and to share practical tips to reduce the risk of wandering.
Neraly 65,000 San Diegans have Alzheimer's or another dementia, and that number will continue to grow until a cure is found. KUSI recently dedicated an entire San Diego People episode to Alzheimer’s disease and the epidemic happening right here in San Diego.