Posts Tagged ‘Founder of Endear for Alzheimer’s’

Choir for people with Alzheimer's or dementia

Sing Here Now! Choir for Elderly With Memory Loss

The Alzheimer’s Association is offering a unique way for the elderly to keep active and stimulate cognitive function. Sing Here Now is a choir program for elderly people experiencing memory loss and people with Alzheimer’s or dementia. Many local Alzheimer’s Association chapters have a choir program, although the Oregon chapter is the first to implement […]

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What does Endear for Alzheimer’s do?

Sometimes during events, conferences, or even from friends I get the question:”So, what does Endear for Alzheimer’s do?”. I explain to them that we provide needed resources to the families of those with Alzheimer’s. Even after they have seen our sites, read our articles and followed our social networks they still have questions. They have […]

Intimate stories about dementia

Casual Fridays: Shining light on Alzheimer’s and Dementia – “Memory Books”

Casual Fridays are a series of real stories about people with Alzheimer’s and dementia. They are positive, slightly sad but enlightening. I want to show that you can still have intimate personal connections with people with Alzheimer’s and dementia. Additionally, I hope that readers can relate them to their own experiences. While some of these […]

Intimate stories about dementia

Casual Fridays: Shining light on Alzheimer’s and Dementia – “Distinguishable Gentlemen”

Casual Fridays are a series of real stories about people with Alzheimer’s and dementia. They are positive, slightly sad but enlightening. I want to show that you can still have intimate personal connections with people with Alzheimer’s and dementia. Additionally, I hope that readers can relate them to their own experiences. While some of these […]

Intimate stories about dementia

Casual Fridays: Shining light on Alzheimer’s and Dementia – “Fathers of Daughters”

Casual Fridays are a series of real stories about people with Alzheimer’s and dementia. They are positive, slightly sad but enlightening. I want to show that you can still have intimate personal connections with people with Alzheimer’s and dementia. Additionally, I hope that readers can relate them to their own experiences. While some of these […]

Intimate stories about dementia

Casual Fridays: Shining light on Alzheimer’s and Dementia – “88 Keys of Past Memories”

Casual Fridays are a series of real stories about people with Alzheimer’s and dementia. They are positive, slightly sad but enlightening. I want to show that you can still have intimate personal connections with people with Alzheimer’s and dementia. Additionally, I hope that readers can relate them to their own experiences. While some of these […]

Endear Supports the Rush University Medical Center for Charity

Endear Welcomes the Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center as Its new Featured Charity

Endear is proud to announce that the Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center at the Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, has chosen us to showcase them as our “Featured Charity”. Endear for Alzheimer’s focuses on brining about awareness for Alzheimer’s and related disorders. Personally, I feel that Alzheimer’s research is one of the most important activities that our society will be engaged in […]

Intimate stories about dementia

Casual Fridays: Shining light on Alzheimer’s and Dementia – “Positive Post-It Notes”

Casual Fridays are a series of real stories about people with Alzheimer’s and dementia. They are positive, slightly sad but enlightening. I want to show that you can still have intimate personal connections with people with Alzheimer’s and dementia. Additionally, I hope that readers can relate them to their own experiences. While some of these […]

Shining Light on Alzheimer's and dementia

Casual Fridays: Shining light on Alzheimer’s and Dementia – “Once a Politician, Always a Politician”

Casual Fridays are a series of real stories about people with Alzheimer’s and dementia. They are positive, slightly sad but enlightening. I want to show that you can still have intimate personal connections with people with Alzheimer’s and dementia. Additionally, I hope that readers can relate them to their own experiences. While some of these […]

Prevalence of Alzheimer's among Races

African Americans and Hispanics are More Likely to Develop Alzheimer’s

According to the 2012 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures Report, the majority of people living in the United States diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or other dementias are white. However, older African-Americans and Hispanics are proportionately more likely than older whites to have Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. (1)(2) As I am Mexican and American Indian descent, […]