The Faces of Caregiving

The Faces of Caregiving is an educational video series to help raise awareness of Alzheimer’s and other dementias by showcasing the personal stories of five unique Japanese and Japanese-American caregivers. One video will be introduced weekly. Made possible thanks to the generous support of the Keiro Grants Program and the JA Community Foundation. [...]

2019-04-18T08:06:40-07:00

The Faces of Caregiving

The Faces of Caregiving is an educational video series to help raise awareness of Alzheimer’s and other dementias by showcasing the personal stories of five unique Japanese and Japanese-American caregivers. One video will be introduced weekly. Made possible thanks to the generous support of the Keiro Grants Program and the JA Community Foundation. [...]

2019-04-18T08:07:40-07:00

Dementia Friends Spotlight

Dirk C. Williams I’ve been a Speaker’s Bureau volunteer and support group facilitator for Alzheimer’s Los Angeles for many years. As a home care agency owner, I need to ensure that all our caregivers and staff have a basic understanding of dementia. When I was introduced to the Dementia Friends program, [...]

2019-04-02T08:35:20-07:00

Care Counselor Spotlight: Juan

Juan Saavedra, Care Counselor Ever wonder how Alzheimer’s Los Angeles can be so dedicated to the people we serve? Look no further than our incredible team of Care Counselors. These dedicated individuals work tirelessly to help people living with Alzheimer’s or other dementias, their families, and friends. In this new feature, we [...]

2019-03-06T14:38:57-07:00

Jim – Speakers Bureau Volunteer

Jim Kelly, Speaker's Bureau Volunteer After helping to care for his mother-in-law, Jim reached out to Alzheimer’s Los Angeles to find opportunities in which he could help those who were in similar situations. We asked him to volunteer as a Speaker’s Bureau member. The Speaker’s Bureau is composed of volunteers who [...]

2019-03-05T08:07:37-07:00

Speakers Bureau Volunteer Trainings

Become a trained volunteer for Alzheimer’s Los Angeles: Learn how to provide presentations about Alzheimer’s disease, brain health and caregiving. Help raise awareness about dementia and connect community members to valuable services. Attendees must complete an application prior to the day of training. For an application, please [...]

2019-03-04T11:32:57-07:00

Black History Month

In Honor of Black History Month We remember the accomplishments of Dr. Solomon Carter Fuller (pictured above, at right), the first black psychiatrist in America and an early pioneer in the fight against Alzheimer’s. Dr. Fuller collaborated with Dr. Alois Alzheimer in identifying the disease we now know as Alzheimer’s. We also [...]

2019-02-05T14:05:40-07:00

The Faces of Caregiving

The Faces of Caregiving is an educational video series to help raise awareness of Alzheimer’s and other dementias by showcasing the personal stories of five unique Japanese and Japanese-American caregivers. One video will be introduced weekly. Made possible thanks to the generous support of the Keiro Grants Program and the JA Community Foundation. [...]

2019-04-11T11:34:14-07:00

Cargiver Bill of Rights

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 care for your loved one if you’re ill yourself. [...]

2019-01-23T12:00:51-07:00

Happy & Healthy New Year

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 of relied-upon programs and services. Below is [...]

2019-01-08T08:41:01-07:00
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