Support Your Local Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Each year the Alzheimer’s Association hosts the national Walk to End Alzheimer’s to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research.  As an assisted living professional you know firsthand the impact of Alzheimer’s disease on the person with the disease, their family, friends, and caregivers.  Do what you can to support the fight […]

The 2014 Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s disease is a skyrocketing epidemic. Every 67 seconds someone develops Alzheimer’s and the numbers are growing rapidly as Baby Boomers age. Join the Alzheimer’s Association in the fight against Alzheimer’s and sign up for a Walk to End Alzheimer’s® in your area. This is a fun and easy way to get involved with the […]

The Stages of Alzheimer’s

Quality care of residents with Alzheimer’s disease depends on staff who understand what the resident is experiencing.  Among many things that makes Alzheimer’s unique is its progressive nature.  Not everyone will experience the same symptoms or progress through the disease at the same rate.  To understand this progression, the Alzheimer Association recommends the following seven-stage […]