Team Angels for Alzheimer's had a great time this past Saturday at the Alzheimer's New Jersey Walk to Fight Alzheimer's Southern Regional Walk in Point Pleasant Beach. We are so proud to be supporting such an amazing cause that is very near and dear to our hearts. We walked for all of our precious residents past and present as well as our family and loved ones. You still have time to donate!! Please click the link below to our Angels for Alzheimer's team page and make your do
New insights into a specific gene variant may help to explain why some Alzheimer's drugs work in certain people but may fail in others. The findings call for a more personalized approach to drug testing. An individual's genotype may explain why some Alzheimer's drugs work and others fail, new research shows. Earlier this year, a study led by Dr. Kinga Szigeti, Ph.D., who is the director of the Alzheimer's Disease and Memory Disorders Center at the University of Buffalo, NY, f
Here at Alcoeur Gardens, we pride ourselves in truly treating our residents like family. We are always learning more and more about who they are everyday. We recently had a lovely conversation with one of our residents Annette who gave us a little look into who she is and shared her incredible cheesecake recipe! Keep reading to see a message from Annette and to get her recipe so you can try it for yourself! "Hi, my name is Annette and I grew up in Toms River. I belong to St.
We have had so many fun things going on at Alcoeur! Our residents have been trying out new art activities and loving it!!! They have created so much amazing art work that we have proudly displayed throughout our homes to decorate for the fall season. We have also had some amazing musical performances and even Reiki therapy! We also had the pleasure of celebrating our lovely Mae's 101st birthday! Mae looked absolutely beautiful and had such a great time at her party! Take a lo
Which words are easier and harder for people with dementia? When finding the right word or comprehending a complex phrase becomes difficult, helpful research gives clarity on which word types work best. Scientists say they have a better understanding of why people with Alzheimer's struggle to recognize and understand words - and their research has the potential to be developed into a test which could help clinicians make an early diagnosis. Word Compla
Alcoeur Gardens is proud to be a part of the Alzheimer’s New Jersey Walk to Fight Alzheimer’s. Join our team – Angels for Alzheimer’s and help us support New Jersey families that are impacted by Alzheimer’s disease! Together we can raise more money, WALK FOR OUR RESIDENTS and FAMILY MEMBERS and have some fun! Once you've registered, please share in this adventure by joining the team and by helping to raise money for a worthy cause! Share on Facebook, Instagram, etc. with your
Being a caregiver for someone with Alzheimer's or any form of dementia can be overwhelming at times. It can be emotionally, physically and mentally taxing. It can cause immense amounts of stress and exhaustion, and it is important for the caregiver to learn essential coping mechanisms to effectively combat caregiver stress and burnout. While there are support groups and seminars to attend to help with learning effective techniques and to meet others who can support you alon