Monthly Archives: December 2016

Connecting the Alzheimer’s Community

By Alexander Sokoll When Myriam Marquez was first diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, her search for resources led her to ALZConnected®. What started with the information and community on ALZConnected® has transformed into much more. Click here to learn about Myriam’s experience using ALZConnected® and see if it’s right for you!  

You can be a Strong Voice for the Cause

Editors Note: This piece was adapted from live remarks made by Congressman Dan Newhouse at the 2016 Yakima Town Hall hosted by the Alzheimer’s Association  Listening to experts and family members share their experiences with Alzheimer’s today has been the deepest dive that I’ve been able to participate in as far as Alzheimer’s and dementia are concerned.  In […]

What is ALZConnected®?

By Alexander Sokoll No matter how Alzheimer’s or dementia may affect you, support is only a click away. At our Chapter, we work to provide the best resources possible for residents in Washington and Northern Idaho. We know it can be hard to travel to in-person programs for caregivers and people living with dementia. That […]

The Needs and Challenges of Dementia

By Rep. Steven Tharinger  Editors Note: Registration is open for the Washington State Chapter Advocacy Day Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. As a member of the Dementia Action Collaborative (DAC) I am learning about the needs and challenges around dementia. I am also learning about the great work the Alzheimer’s […]