The Western New York Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association will receive a share of 50-million dollars over the next two years. The unprecedented funding comes from the new state budget. For many people it will mean support for the high cost of care-giving at home.
The Movie “Still Alice” opens in local theaters today. The film has been credited with its’ accurate portrayal of a woman coping with Alzheimer’s Disease. WBFO’s Cheryl Hagen spoke with a Western New York couple facing the same circumstances.
Baker Victory Services with the Alzheimer’s Association of Western New York opened a new residential care facility for people with developmental disabilities diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or age-related dementia.
The Western New York Alzheimer’s Association held a Dementia Care Symposium in Cheektowaga Friday. The day-long event aims to spread awareness about the disease and how to get help for loved ones at risk.