Monthly Archives: August 2016

An Inspired Life: Honoring a Father’s Legacy

By Alexander Sokoll Lora Lehner learned a great deal from her father, and his influence is found in her work fighting Alzheimer’s and dementia. You can join Lora and thousands of others supporting the promise of care and research for Alzheimer’s. Visit alzwa.org today to learn about programs in your area and register for the […]

Changing the Face of Alzheimer’s & Dementia

“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 memory loss program participant If you have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or another dementia, you are not alone.The Alzheimer’s Association is here for […]

The Power of One

By Alexander Sokoll “It’s really a good feeling if you think you might make a difference. Even if it’s in the life of one person.” Sandy Bacus We as individuals are capable of much more than we think. We’re sometimes fooled by our own abilities and power. Individuals like Sandy Bacus lead the way and […]

Pacific Northwest Walk to End Alzheimer’s

For nearly 30 years, Seattle and King County residents have gathered to celebrate and support the vision of a world without Alzheimer’s disease. This year, we are excited to return to Seattle Center and host the Pacific Northwest Walk to End Alzheimer’s September 25 at the Mural Amphitheater. Special guests include Caspar Babypants, also known as […]

The Small Things: Maintaining relationships with dementia Pt. 2

By Alexander Sokoll In this two-part podcast Robin and Molly share their experience with dementia after the diagnosis of their husband and father, Bob, an inspiration to his family. From concern and diagnosis to everlasting memories, Robin and Molly share their story to advance the fight against Alzheimer’s. Join them, start a Walk to End Alzheimer’s team […]

Connecting With Memory Loss: My AmeriCorps Experience

By Danielle Rogers This year, I joined 17 other AmeriCorps members sponsored by Full Life Care and the Washington Service Corps who were committed to providing services that help older adults live independently. Though I am the first AmeriCorps member to serve at the Alzheimer’s Association Washington State Chapter, Full Life Care has had members […]

The Small Things: Maintaining Relationships with Dementia

By Alexander Sokoll In Part 1 of this special two-part podcast, we’ll be documenting Robin and Molly Rigdon’s experience with dementia after the diagnosis of their husband and father, Bob. From concern and diagnosis to everlasting memories, you’ll hear the experiences of a family and the man who never forgot his love for them. Visit […]