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  • Alzheimer’s Association Expands Free Support to Latino Communities

    The California Central Coast Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association continues to offer free educational webinars taught in Spanish, in partnership with the Santa Barbara County Promotores Network.

  • Local Alzheimer's Association Chapter Elects New Board Chair
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    Local Alzheimer's Association Chapter Elects New Board Chair

    The Alzheimer’s Association is proud to announce the election of Katina Zaninovich as Board Chair of the California Central Coast Chapter.
  • Alzheimer’s Association Report Reveals New California Statistics, Examines Racial and Ethnic Attitudes on Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care
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    Alzheimer’s Association Report Reveals New California Statistics, Examines Racial and Ethnic Attitudes on Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care

    The Alzheimer’s Association 2021 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures report provides an in-depth look at the latest national statistics on Alzheimer’s prevalence, incidence, mortality, costs of care and impact on caregivers.
  • ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION INVITES SANTA BARBARA COUNTY RESIDENTS TO JOIN 2020 WALK TO END ALZHEIMER’S ON NOVEMBER 7TH
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    ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION INVITES SANTA BARBARA COUNTY RESIDENTS TO JOIN 2020 WALK TO END ALZHEIMER’S ON NOVEMBER 7TH

    The Alzheimer’s Association is inviting Santa Barbara County residents to join the fight to end Alzheimer’s by participating in their largest signature fundraising event of the year, the Walk to End Alzheimer’s® on Saturday, October 31, 2020.

    This year, to keep walkers, staff and volunteers safe, the Alzheimer’s Association is encouraging participants to walk as individuals or in small groups on sidewalks, tracks and trails across their local communities.

  • Savvy Caregiver Workshop
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    Savvy Caregiver Workshop

     

    Individuals living with dementia often experience changes in behavior that can be confusing to friends and family. Behavior is a powerful form of communication often used by people living with dementia to express their needs. However, for some caregivers, learning effective communication and managing behaviors can be a challenge. The Alzheimer’s Association is offering the Savvy Caregiver Workshop to help nonprofessional caregivers communicate effectively with their person and manage behaviors.