Alzheimer's disease resource

06Dec 2017

Imagine you could no longer eat your favorite foods. What if you could only safely eat foods that you did not recognize, didn’t smell good, taste good or were too dry, foods that were not at all appetizing? What if you could only eat foods with a spoon, or worse yet, if you needed to […]

26Nov 2017

November is Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month. Here is some current information  about the disease submitted by Meredith Rogers, RN with geriatricnursing.org  Also see: Alzheimer’s Association and Alzheimer’s Orange County for more info.   Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) is a condition that is misunderstood by the general public. In addition, the press often reports on many preliminary […]

17Sep 2016

The spirit of Aloha was alive and well this past Thursday at the 3rd Annual Chef Off hosted by the Palm Island Senior Apartments in Fountain Valley. Chefs from 4 local senior living communities provided Hawaiian-themed dishes such as Kalua Pork, Coconut Shrimp, Beef Short Ribs and Macadamia Nut Crusted Chicken (and several yummy sides […]

18Dec 2015

On Monday night I attended an excellent teleconference hosted the Alzheimer’s Association titled Holiday Tips for Caregivers: Manage Stress and Enjoy the Holidays. Here are a few of the highlights: Adjust your expectations – things don’t have to be perfect and you don’t have to attend everything you get invited to –  it’s ok to […]