The Importance of Alzheimer’s Research – The DIAN Study

Editor’s Note: The Alzheimer’s Association International Conference® 2017 (AAIC®) is the largest international meeting dedicated to advancing dementia science. Follow the conference at alz.org/aaic. By Bob Le Roy The Alzheimer’s Association is the largest private funder of Alzheimer’s disease research in the world. The United States and Chinese governments come first and second before us. The increased level of investment made by our own federal … Continue reading The Importance of Alzheimer’s Research – The DIAN Study

Join these communities for the Walk to end Alzheimer’s – Part 2

From Pullman to Port Angeles, our 16 Walks to End Alzheimer’s across Washington and Northern Idaho cover a lot of ground. Below are the other eight walks of 2017. Register for any of them at alz.org! Longview – September 23, Sacajawea Park   Walla Walla – September 24, Fort Walla Walla Park   Seattle – September 24, Seattle Center   Coeur d’Alene – September 30, … Continue reading Join these communities for the Walk to end Alzheimer’s – Part 2

Join these communities for the Walk to End Alzheimer’s – Part 1

From Pullman to Port Angeles, our 16 Walks to End Alzheimer’s across Washington and Northern Idaho cover a lot of ground. Below are the first eight walks of 2017. Register for any of them at alz.org! Tri-Cities – September 9, Columbia Park   Tacoma – September 10, University of Puget Sound   Moses Lake – September 16, Yonezawa Park   Bremerton – September 16, Louis … Continue reading Join these communities for the Walk to End Alzheimer’s – Part 1

Join us and Joe Tafoya for the 2017 Walk to End Alzheimer’s Match Challenge!

Editor’s Note: GREAT NEWS! As of June 16, we hit our Match Challenge goal! Thank you to everyone who donated to support a world without Alzheimer’s. To register for the Walk, visit alzwa.org. Joe Tafoya, former Defensive End with the Seattle Seahawks, invites you to join the Walk Challenge this June. Join with teams like Lady 12’s Fighting Alzheimer’s this month to double your impact … Continue reading Join us and Joe Tafoya for the 2017 Walk to End Alzheimer’s Match Challenge!

Congressman Denny Heck: Why I’m grateful for Alzheimer’s advocates

Editor’s Note: These remarks were made by Congressman Denny Heck at our Olympia Town hall in October. Thousands of advocates will be gathering at Advocacy Forum. Show your support by participating in the Thunderclap March 29! By Congressman Denny Heck Today, I’m going to be thinking about three people: Dennis, Lena and Vic. Dennis Mahar was an incredibly important voice in moving the conversation about Alzheimer’s disease forward … Continue reading Congressman Denny Heck: Why I’m grateful for Alzheimer’s advocates

Alzheimer’s Discovery Conference 2017 – A Sneak Peek

Editor’s note: Discovery 2017 is a month away. Register today By UW Memory Brain and Wellness Center It’s time to get excited for the 32nd Alzheimer’s Association Discovery Conference in Seattle on April 7th! Here’s a preview to help you plan the day. The annual Alzheimer’s Association, Washington State Chapter Discovery Conference offers a day packed with evidence-based information and education about dementia. As always, the … Continue reading Alzheimer’s Discovery Conference 2017 – A Sneak Peek

How I spend The Longest Day: Electa Anderson

Editor’s Note: Registration is open for The Longest Day. Click here to learn more.   The Longest Day is a unique opportunity for individuals to come together and honor those affected by Alzheimer’s. For Electa Anderson, that means honoring her late husband, Norm. Do what you love for those affected by Alzheimer’s disease. Visit thelongestday.alz.org today to start a team. Continue reading How I spend The Longest Day: Electa Anderson

ALZ Connected: Reaching beyond the community

By Alexander Sokoll Bobbi and Chuck were preparing for retirement before Chuck was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s. When they couldn’t find the support they needed in their community, they turned to ALZ Connected, interacting with those affected by Alzheimer’s across the country and inspiring thousands. Visit alzconnected.org to learn, connect and act. Continue reading ALZ Connected: Reaching beyond the community

Connecting the Alzheimer’s Community

By Alexander Sokoll When Myriam Marquez was first diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, her search for resources led her to ALZConnected®. What started with the information and community on ALZConnected® has transformed into much more. Click here to learn about Myriam’s experience using ALZConnected® and see if it’s right for you!   Continue reading Connecting the Alzheimer’s Community