My Un-Saintly Reality: A Caregiver’s Perspective

By Juanita Wellington I am a caregiver for my husband, Bob, who has early stage Alzheimer’s disease.  I am not a peripheral actor in this disease, eventually it will take over my life nearly as much as it will Bob’s. And, along with many other caregivers, I will be working at this extremely demanding and heart-wrenching job 24/7 with no pay, thus saving the economy … Continue reading My Un-Saintly Reality: A Caregiver’s Perspective

Washington Honors Caregivers in November

Editor’s Note: You can still honor a caregiver for National Family Caregiver Month. Follow us on Instagram or Facebook.  Create a post honoring a caregiver in your life, tag us and use the hashtags #ALZWA and #ENDALZ for a chance to be featured on our social media pages. Every November, The Alzheimer’s Association recognizes caregivers in honor of National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month and National … Continue reading Washington Honors Caregivers in November

The Young Face of Alzheimer’s Caregivers

Editor’s Note: November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month and National Family Caregiver Month. Honor a caregiver this November. By: Kelly Zwicker Shantel Thilman is one of many to be inspired by her personal connection to Alzheimer’s disease and engage her community through her life passions. She is a reminder that individuals can inspire a community effort to help create a world without Alzheimer’s disease. Shantel … Continue reading The Young Face of Alzheimer’s Caregivers

Bipartisan push for research and funding brings hope for Alzheimer’s patients and caregivers

Editor’s Note: Registration is open for Washington’s 2017 Advocacy Day. Join us to update state legislators on the state’s efforts to address Alzheimer’s and dementia.   By: Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-05), Chair of the House Republican Conference It’s been said that our memories are the diaries we carry with us each day. Weddings, birthdays, our children’s first steps; each mind is a collection of treasured images … Continue reading Bipartisan push for research and funding brings hope for Alzheimer’s patients and caregivers

A Caregiver Tip from our Friend, Josh Antles

Every November we recognize National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness and Family Caregiver Month by honoring caregivers and sharing ways you can find support. Josh Antles, a former care consultant at the Alzheimer’s Association, works to help caregivers overcome the stigmas associated with Alzheimer’s and provide the best care possible for their loved ones AND themselves. Stay tuned for more caregiver tips throughout November and honor a … Continue reading A Caregiver Tip from our Friend, Josh Antles