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.
Here are 7 things you should know about Alzheimer’s and dementia research from the last month.
As humans, we are natural planners. But life often does not turn out like those pictures in our heads, and that can lead to a lot of disappointment, especially as dementia care partners. But when you put your stringent idea of how things should have been on pause – and spend a little time tuning into how things are – you might find some magic.
When you donate to Alzheimer’s San Diego, you know exactly where your money is going. Every single dollar stays in San Diego County for support and research – no exceptions.
The quantity of information out there about Alzheimer's and other dementias can be overwhelming – especially in today's digital media landscape. It can be tricky to tell pseudoscience from credible scientific evidence. Keep reading for some practical tips of how to separate fact from fiction.