Happy Birthday America!

July 4th Today we celebrate the birth of America and wish a happy birthday to all summer babies! Did you know that you can dedicate your birthday to providing compassionate care and support to the local Alzheimer's community? Give back this year by donating your birthday to support families facing Alzheimer’s right here [...]

2019-07-03T11:14:06-07:00

LGBTQ Pride Month

June is LGBTQ Pride Month In honor of Pride Month, we are honoring LGBTQ Caregivers who are caring for their partner, a family member of choice, or a blood relative who has dementia. It takes a lot of patience, courage and stamina to be a caregiver, and we salute those who take [...]

2019-06-11T08:56:16-07:00

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month Alzheimer’s Los Angeles is committed to providing linguistically and culturally appropriate education, disease information, and caregiver support to the Asian and Asian American community. Asian Pacific Islanders are more than one and a half times more likely to get Alzheimer’s than Caucasians. They also [...]

2019-06-11T08:56:52-07:00

Early Memory Loss Conference Summary – April 2019

Torrance Memorial Hoffman Health Conference Center Saturday, April 6, 2019  |  9am – 3pm The Early Memory Loss Conference on April 6, 2019 at Torrance Memorial’s Hoffman Health Conference Center was a great success! The day-long event provided support and education for 138 families. Dr. Aaron McMurtray, Medical Director at UCLA Dementia [...]

2019-05-02T14:27:32-07:00

Parkinson’s Awareness Month

April is Parkinson's Awareness Month Why are we writing about Parkinson’s Awareness Month? We believe that being informed of other diseases makes you a better caregiver. We also know that some of our families are caring for loved ones with Alzheimer’s and/or Parkinson’s. Lastly, we know in the very late stage of [...]

2019-04-02T08:36:10-07:00

run4ALZ® LA Marathon 2019

run4ALZ® On Saturday, March 23rd, Team run4ALZ® participated in the LA Big 5K and on Sunday, the team took on the Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon. We are so proud and honored to have such dedicated runners who raised over $29,000 to support local families affected by Alzheimer’s and [...]

2019-03-27T12:32:01-07:00

Brain Awareness Week

Brain Awareness Week March 11-17 Your brain is like any other organ in your body, but it just might be the most important one. And to celebrate this incredible machine that generates your thoughts, emotions and actions, we are acknowledging its awesome power with its own week! Brain Awareness Week is March [...]

2019-03-10T20:09:58-07:00

AB-453: Dementia Training Legislation

Assemblymember Ed Chau Advocacy Update In February, Assemblymember Ed Chau (District 49) introduced AB 453, which will require an additional two hours of dementia specific training for Emergency Medical Technician Paramedics. Alzheimer's Los Angeles, Alzheimer's Orange County, and Alzheimer's San Diego are co-sponsors of this legislation. We thank Assemblymember Chau for [...]

2019-03-04T11:50:15-07:00

New Year’s Eve Non-Gala

Thank you to our generous donors and sponsors for supporting Alzheimer’s Los Angeles’s first ever New Year’s Eve Non-Gala. Instead of asking our community to attend another event his holiday season, we asked you to consider making a gift in support of local families affected by Alzheimer’s and other dementias. Because of your [...]

2019-02-05T13:04:28-07:00
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