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Ask The Expert: My loved one has Alzheimer’s, how do I convince them to listen to me?

This week’s question:  My husband has Alzheimer’s, and he just won't listen to anything that I say! I’m just trying to help him. How do I convince him to listen to me? It can be very frustrating when you find you are repeating yourself, and yet your loved one simply doesn’t seem to understand or

Ask The Expert: I’m a caregiver and am doing this all alone, how do I get a break?

This week’s question:  I'm a caregiver and am doing this all alone, how do I get a break?  Some benefits that you or your loved one may be eligible for may include Medi-Cal, which covers adult day centers, In-Home Support Services (IHSS), Veteran’s Aid, and many other programs and services. The IHSS program is considered

Ask The Expert: What Benefits Might My Loved One Be Eligible For?

This week’s question:  What benefits might my loved one be eligible for, and how do I know?   There are many resources and benefits that you and your loved one may be eligible for. Here are a few:   Medi-Cal Medi-Cal can pay long-term care costs, including nursing, living facilities, and home care, for those

Ask The Expert: What Is the Difference Between Alzheimer’s and Dementia?

Have questions concerning Alzheimer’s, dementia, or other memory issues? We have answers.   As part of our array of programs and services for local families affected by Alzheimer’s and dementia, Alzheimer’s Orange County offers a free telephone helpline to answer any questions you may have about the disease. Whether you are someone experiencing dementia or

UCLA Memory Training Program is a Success in Orange County

A look into our 4-Week Memory Training Program By Staff Blogger/ June, 2019   Alzheimer’s Orange County has just wrapped up the second round of our “4 Weeks to a Better Memory” program, a course designed to help people who have concerns with their memory, but are not diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease or other forms

AlzOC Receives $25,000 Award from S. Mark Taper Foundation

By Staff Blogger/ February, 2018 We are thrilled to announce that our organization is a recipient of a $25,000 grant from the S. Mark Taper Foundation! This grant will help support the full spectrum of our free programs and services for those with Alzheimer’s disease and other memory-impairing conditions and dementias, as well as those

February 15th, 2018|Programs and Services|

Memories in the Making

Using art as a communication tool for people with memory loss By Staff blogger/ February, 2018 One of the challenges that those with Alzheimer’s disease face is losing their ability to verbally express themselves. Our program, Memories in the Making (MIM), provides those with dementia with a powerful, non-verbal communication tool: expression through art. Our

Paws4ALZ to the Rescue!

A program focused on animal-assisted therapy for older adults with Alzheimer’s disease By Staff Blogger / December, 2017 We recently introduced our Paws4ALZ Program for older individuals with dementia. Our volunteer, Colleen Bell, has been instrumental in starting Paws4ALZ and has been out in the community informing people of our program. Paws4ALZ's mission is to

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