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Alzheimer’s & Dementia Weekly News Roundup (January 17, 2020)

A weekly recap of the latest news about Alzheimer’s and dementia Alzheimer's Orange County compiles a weekly roundup of the latest news stories and developments about Alzheimer's and dementia to keep you updated on what's happening locally and all around the world. Check out this week's headlines below: Stimulating activities are necessary to avoid cognitive

January 17th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Orange County Research Sites Participating in Groundbreaking New Alzheimer’s Study

By Mike Detke, MD, PhD Chief Medical Officer, Cortexyme   While the number of people with Alzheimer’s continues to climb, there have been no medical breakthroughs to slow the progress of this devastating disease. But there is reason for hope. Recent scientific discoveries have led to a new understanding of the cause of Alzheimer’s disease

January 13th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Savvy Caregiver: Our 3 Week Training Program

“Savvy Caregiver” Program Now Offered in 3-Week Sessions    Alzheimer’s Orange County offers a free, specialized class series called “The Savvy Caregiver.” This evidence-informed, 12-hour training program is designed to prepare family caregivers who have loved ones in the moderate stages of Alzheimer’s disease and other related dementias. Along with an increased understanding of their

October 29th, 2019|Uncategorized|

A weekly recap of the latest news about Alzheimer’s and dementia

A weekly recap of the latest news about Alzheimer’s and dementia Alzheimer's Orange County compiles a weekly roundup of the latest news stories and developments about Alzheimer's and dementia to keep you updated on what's happening locally and all around the world. Check out this week's headlines below: Alzheimer's risk may be 75% higher for

October 25th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Alzheimer’s & Dementia Weekly Roundup (October 18, 2019)

A weekly recap of the latest news about Alzheimer’s and dementia Alzheimer's Orange County compiles a weekly roundup of the latest news stories and developments about Alzheimer's and dementia to keep you updated on what's happening locally and all around the world. Check out this week's headlines below: 9 Evidence-Based Ways to Keep Your Brain

October 18th, 2019|Uncategorized|

New Dementia Certification Class Is a Success At St. Joseph’s Home Health!

According to a 2016 report by the Orange County Aging Services Collaborative, more than 1 in 10 Medicare beneficiaries in Orange County over the age of 65 were treated for dementia in 2014. Many of these residents required special care from home health care workers, hospice and palliative care professionals, and/or nursing home or residential

October 15th, 2019|Uncategorized|

California’s Plan for Aging

How does Governor Newsom’s initiative compare with the OC Strategic Plan? By Staff Blogger/ June, 2019 California's governor, Gavin Newsom, has just signed an executive order that calls for the creation of the Master Plan for Aging. Scheduled for development by October, 2020, The Master Plan for Aging is a foundation from which our government,

June 25th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Walk4ALZ: Recap and What’s Next!

By Staff Blogger/ October, 2017 Alzheimer’s Orange County (AlzOC) hosted our very first Walk4ALZ of this year in Laguna Niguel Regional Park on October 14th. The 400 participants who joined hands in fight against Alzheimer's included people affected by the disease and their friends and family, caregivers, AlzOC staff, local elected officials, and many other

October 19th, 2017|Uncategorized|

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