At Alzheimer's San Diego, we're lucky to be supported by an amazing group of volunteers. In 2017 alone, our 330 volunteers contributed more than 11,500 hours – valued at $327,290! In honor of National Volunteer Week, which runs April 15-21, we wanted to share some of their stories.
San Diego’s fight to end Alzheimer’s disease got a big boost on April 20th, amid signs that the deadly illness and other forms of dementia are taking an escalating toll on the region.
The number of people living with Alzheimer’s and related dementias in San Diego County has increased from 65,000 people – to more than 84,000, according to a new report. By 2030, that number is expected to
Alzheimer’s San Diego recently held a special workshop, Preparing for the Late Stage, led by Rebecca De Campos, MSW. Her goal was to provide a general idea of what to expect in this final stage, explore care options and to empower care partners to find new ways to connect with their loved ones.