COVID-19 poses an urgent public health risk – but with it comes the risk of scams and fraud targeting older adults, too. As of this writing, there is still no proven cure or vaccine for coronavirus. Yet con artists are appearing everywhere trying to capitalize on people’s fear.
As part of our Ask a Social Worker series, Mina Nilchian, MSW, tackles some common questions and scenarios that dementia care partners face. This edition focuses on the well-meaning “experts” you may encounter among your family and friends.
COVID-19 has largely impacted our world in the past few weeks. We are tracking important news and regulations that directly affect the San Diego community, and will be continually updating this page.
As organizations are adjusting to public health crisis, Alzheimer's San Diego is carefully tracking important local resources. Keep reading to find out about local grocery stores with modified hours for seniors, meal delivery, transportation, adult day care, and other vital social services.
The stress of COVID-19 (coronavirus) and social distancing can take a toll on your physical and mental health. Learn how to protect yourself – and your person – as a dementia care partner.
There are still fun activities you can do as a dementia care partner while practicing "social distancing". We’ve put together a guide of cognitively stimulating activities that you can do with your person from the safety of home.