Starting this fall, residents walking the paths of Kleiner Park will be able to read a story as they stroll. The Meridian Library District is constructing “Memory Lane: A Story Trail for Seniors” on the walking trail outside of the Meridian Senior Center in Kleiner Park. Each of the trail’s 16 posts will have two […]
We were able to raise $1140 on Idaho Gives Day and would like to thank all of you for your support and generous donations. Thank you!
Feel like you’re living under a rain cloud? Life not going your way? Lots of us have a bit of Eeyore’s angst and gloom. But here’s the good news (sorry to be so cheery): You can be taught to have a more positive attitude. And — if you work at it — a positive outlook […]
Purported miracle medicines have always been with us. In the 1800s, traveling salesmen hawked cure-all elixirs. Nowadays, companies peddle myriad supplements on the internet, often with spurious claims that they are “scientifically” proven to treat this or that chronic ailment. Some promise to boost cognition, lower the risk of dementia, and even treat Alzheimer’s disease. […]
The Governor’s Commission on Service and Volunteerism recognized our very own Charlie Sety last week at the Idaho’s Brightest Star Awards. Charlie’s dedication and years of commitment to family caregivers and the Powerful Tools for Caregivers Program has helped hundreds of family members reduce stress and feel connected while caring for a loved one. […]
Alzheimer’s Idaho, Inc. is proud to announce that after 8 years of our golf tournaments, we have a $2,500 Putting Contest Winner! CONGRATULATIONS TO RON WHETTER, who with one fantastic putt, earned himself the $2,500 for that stellar effort! Alzheimer’s Idaho could not be more pleased in being able to award that exciting moment!
As part of our “Give Back” program offered to our affected families, we now offer our “Twiddlemuffs”. We are able to offer these at no cost to family members and facilities that have residents/patients because we have volunteers that lovingly create and offer them to us to gift to others. They help eliminate the challenges […]
“Thank you” to all our sponsors and teams who were responsible for our 8% increase of this years Alzheimer’s Idaho Big Al’s Bowling Tournament. It was again a very fun evening for all including professionals, families, and a team of assisted living residents. That strong support will enable Alzheimers Idaho to assist over 200 families […]
Plush blankets — known as weighted blankets — are used by residents at Morning Pointe of Brentwood, and they are clinically proven to provide benefits for people living with anxiety and depression. But according to Heather McCarl, Lantern program director at Morning Pointe, they are also useful for Alzheimer’s and dementia residents dealing with restlessness, […]
Jim Chally, a member of the Board of Directors for Alzheimer’s Idaho, Inc., was presented with Senator Crapo’s Spirit of Freedom Award on Veteran’s Day which recognizes the continued service of veterans. Jim has offered more thatn 2,000 hours as a caregiver for local veterans. We are so proud and privileged to have Jim as […]