Monthly Archives: January 2016

Let’s Go from Managing, to Preventing

By Representative Dave Reichert Imagine watching your loved one slowly begin to lose his or her memory until they are eventually unable to hold a conversation or respond to their environment – and aside from treatment to prolong the deterioration, there is nothing you could do about it. Your loved one has Alzheimer’s. Tragically, two […]

Alzheimer’s Research & the Washington State Plan

By Mari Margil My family has a long history of being involved with the Alzheimer’s Association, so I was excited to hear about the development of the Washington State Plan to Address Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias. Even more exciting is that Governor Inslee will officially launch this plan on February 12th in Olympia, during […]

5 Ways to Get Involved in 2016

Alzheimer’s research and legislation are on the move. With increases in funding and more awareness everyday there are plenty of opportunities to join the fight against Alzheimer’s and make a difference in 2016. Here are 5 ways you can get involved and #ENDALZ today: Volunteer or Donate You can bring hope to families and create […]

Hope for American Families Facing Alzheimer’s

By Congressman Dan Newhouse The New Year should be a time of hope and looking forward to plan for a fresh start. While many may take the ability to plan for the future for granted, for more than 5 million Americans facing the challenge of living with Alzheimer’s disease and their 15 million family members and […]

Staying Connected in the Early Stages of Memory Loss

By Danielle Rogers “What I realized is you cannot dwell too long on what you can’t do anymore. It is a new life – how do I begin to take my new life on?”  Early stage program participant People in the early stages of Alzheimer’s or related dementia (ADRD) have the unique and empowering ability […]