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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|

Alzheimer’s Orange County Receives New Grant to Expand Support Services in Seal Beach

Alzheimer’s Orange County (AlzOC) is set to expand support services in Leisure World Seal Beach (LWSB) this Fall thanks to a new $20,000 grant from the Golden Age Foundation (GAF).  This new initiative will bring much needed, life-transforming services directly to a community exclusively comprised of  older adults. Leisure World Seal Beach (LWSB) is an

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

Why We Miss the Mild Stage of Alzheimer’s

By Dr. Trinh/ November, 2017 There are three main stages of Alzheimer’s progression: the mild stage, the moderate stage, and the severe stage.  Prior to these three stages of the disease is a pre-Alzheimer’s stage, called “Mild Cognitive Impairment” (MCI). During MCI, individuals may occasionally experience memory problems which do not affect their activities of

November 16th, 2017|Clinical Research|

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