Tag: Alzheimer’s Association

Prevalence of Alzheimer’s

With no significant treatment and no cure in sight, the Alzheimer’s association annual report projects that by 2025, the number of Americans 65 and older with Alzheimer’s will reach 7.0 million—almost a 27 percent increase from 5.6 million age 65 and older affected in 2019. It’s the “oldest old,” those over 85 who are most…

Exciting news regarding Alzheimer’s research

The quest to restore cognitive function for those with Alzheimer’s disease is moving forward in Arizona, thanks to funding from the Alzheimer’s Association. Roberta Diaz Brinton, PhD., a leading neuroscientist in the field of Alzheimer’s disease, the aging female brain and regenerative therapeutics at the University of Arizona Health Sciences in Tucson, is one of…

Great news for Alzheimer’s

BOLD Infrastructure for Alzheimer’s Act, the association’s priority legislation, has passed both the House of Representatives and the Senate and will soon be signed into law! This vital legislation will combat the Alzheimer’s crisis and create a public health infrastructure to address the disease. Alzheimer’s is an urgent public health crisis impacting our nation’s health…

Alzheimer’s, memory loss and confusion

  Terry Price In the earlier stages, memory loss and confusion may be mild. The person with dementia may be aware of and frustrated by the changes taking place such as difficulty recalling recent events, making decisions or processing what was said by others. In the later stages, memory loss becomes far more severe. A…

Alzheimer’s Walk set for Nov. 17, 2018

  The Alzheimer’s Walk will be held November 17, 2018. The impact Alzheimer’s disease can have on individuals, family and friends can be overwhelming. No one should go through this journey alone. The Alzheimer’s Association Desert Southwest Chapter in Phoenix has a variety of free programs, services and resources to assist you and your family…

Save the Date for annual Alzheimer’s Walk

  Terry Price November 17 sounds like a L-O-N-G time away; in fact it is, but please mark that date on your calendar! The 2018 Walk to End Alzheimer’s will be a great event this year! The team captains for this year’s walk are Jane Kihlstrom, Gerard Wittman, Linda Farestad, Mary Beth Fisher, Bev Hokanson…

8th Annual Walk To End Alzheimer’s

Terry Price Start your day and weekend with that great feeling of making a difference. Walk with your friends, family and pet in Robson Ranch’s eighth annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s. The Walk begins November 18 at 9:00 a.m. Please be there at 8:30 to check in. The lines will be marked: check-in only or…

It’s time for our annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s

So get your walking shoes on and your generosity and caring at a peak! We are hearing regularly about the devastation Alzheimer’s disease brings for the affected, the caregivers and the family. I’m sure since our 2016 Walk to End Alzheimer’s many of you have had Alzheimer’s touch your lives. We are the ones that…

Walk to End Alzheimer’s 2017

Terry Price It is time to unite in a movement to reclaim the future for millions! In just the one year since the last Walk I am sure many of you have been touched by family or friends whose life has been touched by Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s is a runaway train barreling down on all…

Queen of Hearts Tea Party

The Queen of Hearts invites you to her tea party on Sunday, March 12, 2017, from noon to 4:00 p.m. in the Hermosa Ballroom at Robson Ranch AZ. The invitation is open to all. The proceeds support local Alzheimer Support Groups and research of this incurable disease. Individual tickets are $30 per person, and dedicated…