As a dementia caregiver, it can be difficult and hurtful when your person lashes out. But it's important to recognize their behavior may be a symptom of the disease changing their brain.
As wonderful as the holidays can be, they can also bring some added stress, especially for caregivers. But by making some small, thoughtful changes, you can help ensure both the person living with dementia and the entire family have a wonderful time.
Every ALZ Companion volunteer plays an important role in giving local families and caregivers a much-needed break. We are so grateful for them and love to share stories like Beth's. Beth first heard about the program through her school and was paired with Inocencia who is in the later stages of the disease. Beth loves her weekly visits and continues to find ways to connect.
Thank you to everyone who came to our annual Holiday Open House on December 3rd! Check out photos from the party at the link.
Exactly four years ago today, on December 3rd, 2015, Alzheimer’s San Diego was born. It was a daunting decision to become a local and independent nonprofit organization. But I know it was the right decision. Here’s how your support has changed lives...
Since the 2018 tax reform bill passed last year, you may have wondered how it would change the impact of your charitable giving. The good news is, there are still many ways you can give back and receive potential financial benefits.