I started planning to write this message by asking each department at Alzheimer’s LA to send me their highlights from the whole year; the activities, programs, achievements, or client interactions they are […]
Celebrating nearly two years helping people in Westchester
Nearly two years ago, we established a support group in Westchester, filling a need of local family caregivers. A Speaker’s Bureau volunteer, Loli Ramezani, stepped up to facilitate and was able to participate in our […]
Caltech Employees Federal Credit Union is Dementia Friendly!
In October, we hosted our first Dementia Friendly Business training for the Caltech Employees Federal Credit Union. Staff learned the warning signs of dementia, how to effectively communicate and interact with […]
In 2016, Nancy Paulikas wandered away from her family while visiting LACMA. This November would have been her 59th birthday. Wandering can happen at any time. People with dementia can become easily confused or overwhelmed, making them more susceptible to getting lost. Are […]
The Inland Empire has 68,000 people living with Alzheimer’s disease and supportive services are in high demand. By 2030, that number will increase by nearly 50%! One of our Inland Empire Support Group Facilitators, Jane Farmer, shares […]