Now through the end of January, @KrogerCo
are offering special edition Joy for All Companion Pets with caregiver health information from the Alzheimer’s Association. Joy for All Companion Pets will also contribute $50K to the fight to #ENDALZ
Slowing life down and taking appreciation for every moment is what I have been striving to do this year. #2019
Evidence shows that smoking increases risk of cognitive decline. Quitting smoking can reduce that risk to levels comparable to those who have not smoked. Learn more at www.alz.org/10ways #EndALZ
let me see ya grill, ya, ya, ya grill.😬
Formal education in any stage of life will help reduce your risk of cognitive decline and dementia. For example, take a class at a local college, community center or online. Learn more at www.alz.org/10ways
Mona Pitre-Collins is an Alzheimer’s advocate. Her family has a history of dementia, and her mother is currently in the late stages of Alzheimer’s. Mona uses her voice to tell the story of her family and the beautiful life her mother had in this week’s blog: www.alzwa.wordpress.com
Engage in regular cardiovascular exercise that elevates your heart rate and increases blood flow to the brain and body. Several studies have found an association between physical activity and reduced risk of cognitive decline. More at www.alz.org/10ways
Janet L. Smith will be presenting at #AlzDiscovery2019
. This week, she gives some tips for family caregivers on making sure your parents’ needs are met and your siblings are on the same page. www.alzwa.wordpress.com
Before you attend #AlzDiscovery2019
, come to the @FryeArtMuseum
the night before for a free presentation by Dr. G. Allen Power on Dementia & Aging in the 21st Century! 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Alzheimer's is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States. Learn how the burden of Alzheimer's compares between states:
WE will be glad you did too. https://alz.org/orswwa/volunteer
eye spy with my little eye.. a friend?🖤🐾🐾
When Julie Burger was diagnosed with Alzheimer's in 2016, she was embarrassed at how little she knew about the disease. Since then, she has become a passionate Alzheimer's advocate, sharing her story on both local and national platforms. Read more in this week's blog at www.alzwa.wordpress.com #MyAdvocacyStory
Happy New Year! Is your resolution to make an impact on a cause that you care about? If so, register for Advocacy Day 2019 to join advocates in the fight against Alzheimer's. Visit www.alzwa.org/advocacyday for more info! #EndALZ
The movement doesn't end until there is a cure for Alzheimer's. What records will we break in 2019? #ENDALZ
Have you registered for #AlzDiscovery2019
yet? Early bird registration goes through Jan. 16! Visit www.alzwa.org/conferences for more info.
tired this guy out with a little afternoon ❄️👟. #snowdog
This week's guest author on the blog @repjayapal
wrote about why she has committed herself to fighting Alzheimer's by funding research efforts and providing support to those living with the disease. She is a cosponsor of the #BOLDalzheimersact #linkincomments
As of today, the #BOLDAlzheimersAct
has passed in both the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives. Thanks for all who have helped us get this far - we're almost there! #ENDALZ
because they made a beautiful graphic!
Caring for someone with Down syndrome and Alzheimer's often comes with unique challenges for caregivers. In January, we will have a support group just for caregivers of people with Down syndrome and Alzheimer's . More info in this week's blog! #LinkInComments
Hope to see you on May 10! The artwork is truly something special this year. #ENDALZ
We walked our way to more than $1 million this year!
This is a "first-ever" in our 27 years of walking in Oregon & SW Washington. Together, we have reached new heights for care, support & research. Thank you and happy holidays! #ENDALZ
Donations can be made until Dec. 31.
Advocacy Day 2019 registration is now open! Join advocates in the fight against Alzheimer's on Feb. 19 in Olympia. Check out www.alzwa.org for more details!
has passed in the Senate! The Association, AIM and our advocates will continue to encourage the House to advance the BOLD infrastructure so it can be signed into law prior to the conclusion of the 115th Congress!
We are blown away by your support. Ruth Layton pledged to match up to $15,000 in donations made to the Walk to End Alzheimer's and we met her challenge two whole days before the deadline! Thank you, sincerely, to Ruth and to everyone, you help us reach new heights. #ENDALZ
In 2017, caregivers of people with Alzheimer's or other dementias provided an estimated 18.4 billion hours of unpaid service, valued at $232.1 billion. #ENDALZ
These photos are in a calendar produced by Jennifer Angell. The models are all residents of the assisted living community where she works, and all of the calendar proceeds went toward their #walk2endalz
team! Read more about their fundraising in this week’s blog. #LinkInComments
The Discovery Alzheimer’s Regional Conference is an educational event that provides a day of enriching education, resources and networking to healthcare professionals or family caregivers! Registration is now open! #AlzDiscovery2019
We are seeking a public relations volunteer interested in supporting community outreach for educational classes, support groups and events.
This position can be remote. If you would like to help us better reach communities, contact Stacey at firstname.lastname@example.org
Hispanics are about one and one-half times as likely to have Alzheimer's or other dementias as older whites. We are pleased to announce our first-ever Spanish language support group for caregivers, beginning January 15. Call 800-272-3900 for more information or to register.
You win over others in minutes. Nobody can resist your personality. You are the center of a community. You move others to action. Call 800-272-3900 or follow the link below to take your first step as a Walk Recruitment Chair. #ENDALZ #Alzheimersassociation #Walk2EndAlz
Learn more: http://bit.ly/volunteer2endalz
This summer, Jerry walked 19 Walk to End Alzheimer’s routes in the PNW. Along the way, he documented his walks and took pictures of some pretty cool places! Read this week’s blog to see where he went. #endalz #linkincomments
Welcome December! This time of year we reflect on all that we have accomplished as we prepare for the future. Have a very purple holiday season and yes, even our tree is purple. -- The Alz Team #ENDALZ
Check this out. We are humbled by your support.
Together, we have raised almost $1 million for the 65,000+ local residents living with Alzheimer's and other dementias. Thank you! #GivingTuesday #Walk2EndAlz #ENDALZ
Are you ready for the holidays? This week’s blog has tips for caregivers looking after those with dementia to help make holiday celebrations smoother and more enjoyable for you and your loved one. #LinkInComments
definitely bribed him with a ball for this photo.🎾
Happy Thanksgiving! We want to thank all of our wonderful community supporters and constituents. While our offices are closed until Monday, our 24/7 helpline is always available at 800.272.3900.
and welcoming you to get to know FERNS & KELP 🌿💖 Today and tomorrow we'll be introducing you to the founding members of our Pacific Northwest-centric Artist Collective, who will all be showcasing original works of art and thoughtfully-made-and-sourced goods on our NEW website launching in early 2019! THANK YOU for following along and offering your support to all of these talented and hardworking creatives.
First up, meet #FERNSANDKELP
founder and director, Brittany Ervin (that's me!) of @highvibebee
👋 A resident of #Bellingham
, I moved to WA from TN three years ago and have loved every moment being here on the #westcoastbestcoast
! Digital marketing is my day job and passion, and when not playing outside with my family I'm usually happily crunching numbers and working on marketing magic 😁 I love this community and so look forward to connecting with you fantastic folks! #Thanksgiving
#pnw #pnwlife #pnwartist #pacificnorthwest #pnwaf #westcoast #pnwander #pnwonder #behindthescenes #meettheteam #artistcollective
Millennial caregivers are spending an average of 18.5 hours a week supporting their parents and grandparents, while often still attending school, building their career or starting a family. Read Mikaela Louie’s story in this week’s blog. #LinkinComments
Gimme stormy weather 🍂⚡️☕️🌲