Happy Valentine’s Day

It was a Tuesday. “Good morning Ella,” I said greeting the love of my life. For 26 years she has been the best part of my mornings. “Short and simple,” I always thought. At least that’s what the nurses told me, “keep your phrases short and simple.” That stumped me. Ever try [...]

2019-02-14T09:22:14+00:00

AARP Storytelling Initiative

A Caregiving Mission: Dementia We present “A Caregiving Mission: Dementia” - a storytelling initiative by AARP, in collaboration with Alzheimer's Los Angeles that empowers Asian American and Pacific Islander individuals and families to have hard yet vulnerable conversations focused on caregiving and dementia. If you have a loved one with dementia, seek [...]

2019-02-14T10:42:51+00:00

ABC7 Vista LA

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 graduates with Masters' Degrees. "It's been very challenging for [...]

2019-01-16T09:29:12+00:00

A Gift that Gives

With less than two weeks left in 2018, please take a moment to watch this important message from our team below. Thanks to loyal supporters like you, Alzheimer’s LA provides free care and support to people in our community facing Alzheimer’s or other dementias. It’s not too late to renew your [...]

2018-12-18T08:07:34+00:00

PJ’s Unforgettable Pies

An Unforgettable Love Story “When we decided to tell Ray & Phyllis's story it started out focused on the pies. They had such a great little "mom & pop" business and it was really inspiring to see their passion and success. After spending time with the couple, we learned that [...]

2018-11-15T10:02:18+00:00

Frances’ Story

Frances provides full time care for her mother who was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s 15 years ago and now requires constant supervision, as well as assistance with most activities. Her siblings live out of the area, so Frances is the primary caregiver and helps her mom with all daily tasks. Due to her extensive caregiving responsibilities, [...]

2018-11-14T14:38:36+00:00

Gina’s Story

Gina with her mother and father Gina H. Gina is a caregiver for her 88-year-old father, Joel, and was also caring for her mother until she passed away last month at the age of 90. Joel was diagnosed nine years ago with Alzheimer’s. Initially it began with signs of confusion, [...]

2018-10-05T08:39:28+00:00

Connie’s Story

Connie - In Memoriam Connie Lee Keiter was born August 26, 1928 and died three days after her 90th birthday. She met her husband, Bud on a blind date, and they married in 1949. Connie became involved with our organization when Bud was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and the family was in [...]

2018-11-27T11:39:33+00:00

Facing Alzheimer’s

Facing Alzheimer’s Together We invite you to enjoy our new awareness campaign, Facing Alzheimer’s Together, photographed by internationally-renowned photographer, Donald Graham.  On behalf of Alzheimer’s Los Angeles, Donald has been photographing the most recognizable, and unsung heroes’ faces supporting our cause and telling their stories through beautiful imagery… their connection and why they [...]

2018-09-04T08:50:42+00:00

Rance and Judy

Remembering Rance and Judy Howard Alzheimer’s Los Angeles is grateful to have worked with Rance Howard on our awareness campaigns via his role as a man with Alzheimer’s in Broken Memories. His friendship, generosity, and spirit of storytelling provides insight into what makes a man truly great. Rance is remembered as the distinguished patriarch of [...]

2018-11-27T11:28:25+00:00
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