Alzheimer’s Disease: A Nurse’s Perspective

Building a dementia-friendly community and raising awareness about memory loss disorders like Alzheimer's disease is a team effort. Alzheimer's Orange County spoke to local nurse Melinda Meyer, BSN, CCRN, to get a nurse's perspective on Alzheimer's disease and what others—including those in the healthcare field—should know about dementia and those affected by it. Read our

Seven Things You Need to Know About Alzheimer’s and dementia

By Jim McAleer, President & CEO    What is the difference between Alzheimer’s and dementia?  Alzheimer’s disease is an irreversible, progressive brain disorder that slowly impairs memory and cognitive skills, and eventually the ability to carry out even the simplest tasks.   Many people use “Alzheimer’s disease” and “dementia” interchangeably believing they are the same thing. However,

November 17th, 2022|Health & Lifestyle|

10 Things to Know for Walk4ALZ & Run4ALZ

March 8, 2022 The Walk4ALZ & Run4ALZ is Orange County’s largest Alzheimer’s walk and 5K. Every year, thousands come together at Angel Stadium to raise funds, awareness and enjoy a day of family fun. Keep the following in mind to prepare for the big day and if you haven’t already sign up here. 1. Turn

2019 Walk4ALZ & Run4ALZ Recap

New Year, New Event This year we introduced a new event to Walk4ALZ — the Run4ALZ. 205 runners laced up for our inaugural 5K run. Collectively they ran 636.9 miles (1,025 km). That is longer than the distance between Irvine and Sacramento! See the full race results here.       Top Teams & Fundraisers

November 15th, 2019|Events|
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