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.