Ask Miriam – Feb 2019

By |February 5th, 2019|Categories: Ask Miriam|

Dear Miriam,

I know this might sound strange, but I’m not sure who else to ask. My father has dementia. Lately, he’s become convinced that he and this woman (let’s just call her Mary) are in love and that we’re keeping him from her. He’s […]

Cargiver Bill of Rights

By |January 23rd, 2019|Categories: Programs & Services|

Caring for others can cause a great deal of stress. This can ultimately hurt the caregiver’s emotional and physical health. A study of family caregivers found that those who experience caregiving-related stress have a 63% higher mortality rate than non-caregivers of the same age. You can’t […]

ABC7 Vista LA

By |January 16th, 2019|Categories: Stories|

By Ellen Leyva and Jose Mayorquin

LOS ANGELES, Calif (KABC) — Francisco Espinoza is one of millions of people living with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia in the U.S.

An immigrant from the Mexican state of Michoacan, Francisco raised three daughters-all college […]

Nancy – in memorium

By |January 8th, 2019|Categories: News & Events|

In Memorium Nancy Paulikas

November 11, 1960 – March 11, 2017

Ever since Nancy wandered away from her family while at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art in October 2016, the Alzheimer’s Los Angeles community has held out hope that she […]

Happy & Healthy New Year

By |January 8th, 2019|Categories: Programs & Services|

Dear Friends,

As the new year begins, I would like to share some of our 2018 accomplishments. The team at Alzheimer’s LA works to bring you innovative, truly helpful care and services. The year saw many new achievements, as well as the continued delivery […]

Ask Miriam – Jan 2019

By |January 8th, 2019|Categories: Ask Miriam|

Dear Miriam,

My father-in-law lives with us and was diagnosed with dementia 5 or 6 years ago. He used to be very active – always taking the dog for long walks and solving puzzles with the grandkids and things like that. But now, especially in […]

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