Older Adults: 4 Things to Consider When Care Planning

December 1st, 2017

As a clinical social worker and care coordinator at Montefiore Health System’s Center for the Aging Brain, I’ve learned that older adults face similar barriers when it comes to navigating health care. Many predict that by the year 2030, the amount of older American’s will double and account for a significant amount of our population. […]


Camp Memory Connections

August 8th, 2017

On Wednesday, August 23 from 11:00 am‐2:00 pm at Larz Anderson Park picnic shelter, the Senior Cen‐ ter, Goddard House Assisted Liv‐ ing, and Brookline Recreation will be co‐sponsoring ʺCamp Memory Connections,ʺ a pilot day camp ex‐ perience for people with memory loss and their care partners.   This free outdoor event (rain or shine) will […]


An Insider’s View on Living with Alzheimer’s

March 13th, 2017

Tuesday, March 14th at the Newton Senior Center – 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM – An Insider’s View on Living with Alzheimer’s – please join us for an evening of open and candid conversation about the challenges and bright spots of living with Early-Stage Alzheimer’s Disease. We will facilitate a guided and moderated discussion featuring […]

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Art Sale for Alzheimer’s

August 25th, 2016

Saturday, August 20th – 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM – The Residence at Watertown Square, 20 Summer St. Watertown, MA – Art Sale for Alzheimer’s – 100% or Proceeds go to the Alzheimer’s Association. Please support “Team Watertown” in the 2016 Walk to End Alzheimer’s. Refreshment will be served. All Art made by someone living […]


Alzheimer’s detected before symptoms via new eye technology

July 19th, 2016

Scientists may have overcome a major roadblock in the development of Alzheimer’s therapies by creating a new technology to observe in the back of the eye progression of the disease before the onset of symptoms. Clinical trials are starting soon to test the technology in humans, according to a new paper.   Read more here: […]


Could Alzheimer’s Stem From Infections?

May 31st, 2016

Could it be that Alzheimer’s disease stems from the toxic remnants of the brain’s attempt to fight off infection? Provocative new research by a team of investigators at Harvard leads to this startling hypothesis, which could explain the origins of plaque, the mysterious hard little balls that pockmark the brains of people with Alzheimer’s. Read […]

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Regular exercise at any age might stave off Alzheimer’s

May 23rd, 2016

A group of researchers led by Nathan Johnson PT, DPT, PhD of the University of Kentucky College of Health Sciences, was able to demonstrate a positive correlation between fitness and blood flow to areas of the brain where the hallmark tangles and plaques of AD pathology are usually first detected. Thirty men and women ages […]

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Alzheimer’s Walk Fundraiser Event / Wine Tasting & Silent Auction

May 7th, 2016

Tuesday, May 17th – 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM – Epoch of Weston – Alzheimer’s Walk Fundraiser Event / Wine Tasting and Silent Auction – Join us for a fun wine tasting and bid on some of our terrific auction items, such as, tickets to sporting events, concerts, hotel nights, and more! Proceeds from this […]


Study links eating fish with healthier brains, regardless of mercury

February 15th, 2016

Eating at least one serving of seafood a week could help stave off Alzheimer’s disease, according to a study. A strong case has been building for the role that omega-3 fatty acids found in fish could play in protecting against Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. But questions remained about whether these benefits could be […]

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Creating a Happy Holiday when Caring for Someone with Alzheimer’s

December 15th, 2015

By: Emily Saltz, LICSW, CMC Caregiving is a demanding role under the best of circumstances. If you’re caring for someone with Alzheimer’s, the holidays can be particularly challenging. Family traditions may no longer mean anything to your loved one and the added stress of caregiving can mean you’re simply not in a festive mood. You […]

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