Nutrition, Aging and Memory Loss

By Brittany Mosser We all change as we age. Changes related to aging are normal, and many of the causes of these changes are beyond our control. Likewise, many risk factors for Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, including age and genetics, are beyond our control. However, we are learning more about how important lifestyle choices we control, including diet and exercise, may influence how we … Continue reading Nutrition, Aging and Memory Loss

Everett Aquasox Raise Awareness #4MOM to #EndALZ

Everett outfielder Braden Bishop started the #4MOM movement while playing for the University of Washington. Now, he and his new team are raising awareness about Alzheimer’s disease by hosting a #4MOM event on August 19, during their game against the Spokane Indians. Bishop began the #4MOM movement after his mother was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s to increase awareness and funding to find a cure for … Continue reading Everett Aquasox Raise Awareness #4MOM to #EndALZ

See My Mom: Why I Walk

By Denise Novosel My family has a history of Alzheimer’s. Both my grandmother and her brother were afflicted by this disease. My mom always worried she too would fall victim to Alzheimer’s. And I worried for her. So in 2007, when she abruptly retired from her job at a large Aerospace company at age 63, five years before she had planned to, I knew. The … Continue reading See My Mom: Why I Walk

My Sea Captain

By: Patrick Eagan Sunday, June 21st is Father’s Day, the summer solstice and the longest day of the year. The Alzheimer’s Association is hosting Longest Day events across the nation to honor caregivers for their strength, heart and endurance. Patrick Eagan will honor his father’s strength as a caregiver. Join him and hundreds across the nation by honoring caregivers and fathers this Sunday.   A story … Continue reading My Sea Captain