ARA In the News

9.30.19

Art class brings joy for those with Alzheimer’s and dementia

Anchorage (KTUU) – An art program coordinated by The Alzheimer’s Resource of Alaska brings a safe space to those living with Alzheimers or dementia to socialize and learn.

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8.27.19

Local music makes magic happen at the Memory Cafe

Wasilla (The People’s Paper) – Amidst the hustle and bustle of life, Alzheimer’s Resource of Alaska’s Memory Café is a place where you can listen to music, enjoy a cup of coffee, laugh and relax. This environment is part of our Neighborhood Memory Café.

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8.8.19

Memory screenings: Could you be at risk for dementia or Alzheimer’s?

Anchorage (KTVA) – We go to the doctor for annual exams and to the dentist for cleanings, but have you ever thought about having a checkup done on your brain?

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7.24.19

Experts say planning ahead is essential to keep those with Alzheimer’s or dementia safe

Anchorage (KTVA) – The national Alzheimer’s Association states one in three seniors die with Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia, adding up to more deaths than breast cancer and prostate cancer combined.

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7.22.19

Alzheimer’s advocates say talking about when to stop driving is best done early

Anchorage (KTUU) – At Alzheimer’s Resource of Alaska, advocates are asking a tough question: when is it time to take away the keys from a loved one suffering from dementia?

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3.18.19

How Alaskans can recognize a scam and avoid becoming a victim

Anchorage (KTUU) – In 2018, $500 million were lost to imposter scams — scammers pretending to be someone a victim knows or trusts and convincing them to send them money. It’s the biggest category of scams currently sweeping…

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