Watch this terrific session on technology tools for caregivers from our 2015 Circle of Care Conference presented by Christina Irving, LCSW, Family Caregiver Alliance. Topics covered include privacy, choosing a technology, direct care, home and safety, and community tools.
Communication is more than the ability to exchange words—it is the ability to connect with someone. This program will provide strategies on improving overall communication skills in connecting with memory-impaired individuals. Watch the video below and learn more at http://www.alz.org/care/dementia-communication-tips.asp
Jesslyn Morrison’s dad, Jesse, has dementia. He lives in a memory care facility in Modesto, CA, and each time Jesslyn visits, she is struck by the other residents who live there too. Each of them has a life story. Most...
You know the situation. You’re engaged in small talk with a friend, who maybe knows your parents. Somewhere just beyond questions about your job lurk the awkward questions about your parent with Alzheimer’s. In my case, it’s my mother who...
Over 3,500 walkers joined us in San Francisco on September 19, 2015 for Walk to End Alzheimer’s – many shared their reason for being there. Here are several “Why I Walk” stories to motivate and inspire every participant.
Over 4,000 walkers joined us in San Jose on October 10, 2015 for Walk to End Alzheimer’s – many shared their reason for being there. Here are several “Why I Walk” stories to motivate and inspire every participant.