It can seem like there’s a new Alzheimer’s “breakthrough” almost every day. We sift through the headlines and pull together the relevant, reputable research updates for you. Here are 6 things you should know about Alzheimer’s and dementia research from the last month.
Moving your loved one to memory care can be a difficult decision – and transition. Alzheimer's San Diego recently held a class to address this called After the Move to Memory Care. Keep reading for a summary of what was covered.
Change lives by being part of the Walk4ALZ! Restarting your Walk page from last year is easy. Keep reading for an easy how-to guide.
The morning of July 21st was not just another summer Sunday — ringing cowbells and revved engines echoed on Convoy Court as 260 riders kicked off the third annual Rides4ALZ. Keep reading to see how 220 bikers came together to change lives.
Communication can be challenging in even the best of circumstances. When you throw Alzheimer's or another form of dementia into the mix, it's easy for both care partners and the person living with the disease to become frustrated. Keep reading to learn some strategies for successful communication.
Rob Holmes wants you to learn from his mistakes. He's a longtime volunteer with Alzheimer's San Diego, and is passionate about helping people living with dementia and their families. He knows this disease all too well – his beloved wife, Joyce, has Alzheimer's.
This year I made a lifelong commitment. I agreed to participate in a longitudinal study of Alzheimer’s Disease administered by UCSD’s Shiley-Marcos Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center. Here’s my ‘why’. Both of my parents were diagnosed with Alzheimer’s...
As a member of our Board of Directors, Claudia has served on a variety of committees and helped shape many fundraising efforts. But just this past year, she decided to take on a new role – Companion Volunteer.
There is one group at Alzheimer’s San Diego that we hope you’ve never heard of. We don’t promote it. You won’t find it online or in any directory. That’s by very purposeful design.
Meet Charlie Ruiz. This longtime rider will be part of Rides4ALZ for the first time this year. Keep reading to find out about his bike of choice, and why he wanted to be a part of this event.