Monthly Archives: May 2015

7 Ways You Can Raise Awareness for Alzheimer’s

June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month, a time where people around the globe raise awareness about the brain, Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Everyone who has a brain is at risk to develop Alzheimer’s, but everyone can help end Alzheimer’s — especially you.Here are 7 ways you can get involved: 1. Take the Purple […]

Is it Dementia or Hearing Loss?

Joe liked Catholic services, music and any activity
that involved food. He was a lovely gentleman
who lived at a facility where I worked as the Activity Director.

3 Alternative Therapies & Their Effect on Alzheimer’s

We like options. We scour the Internet looking for the best deals,
the highest rated restaurants and most effective treatments.
With the World Wide Web at our fingertips, an answer is
always within our reach. But can we trust those answers?

Lori’s 12th Man Team: The Daughter Part III

My mother got me addicted to Chai tea when I was 5 years old. Every morning before school, she drove me to the Starbucks in our wooded area. Now I’m a senior in high school, and I have struggled for six years to make sense of something that I have yet to come to terms with.

5 Moments of Discovery from 2015

On April 16, 2015, the Western & Central Washington Chapter hosted our 30th Annual Discovery Alzheimer’s Regional Conference. Nationally and internationally acclaimed dementia-experts shared the latest advancements in Alzheimer’s care, research and resources. Here are our Top 5 Moments of Discovery from 2015.  1. There are 5 Alzheimer’s prevention trials currently underway. Research has found […]