Freehold Township High School Kicks-Off 2019 Walk Season

On Thursday, June 13th, several hundred high school students from Freehold Township High School, all dressed in purple, joined with Alzheimer’s New Jersey, the independent, non-profit providing hope and support for Garden State residents battling Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, to create a massive shape of New Jersey on school grounds.

Northern Regional Walk to Fight Alzheimer’s® Planning Committee Host Kick-Off Event at CareOne at The Cupola

On Wednesday, June 12, Alzheimer’s New Jersey® and the Northern Regional Walk to Fight Alzheimer’s Planning Committee held a kick-off event at CareOne at The Cupola in Paramus, New Jersey.

The Huisking Family Honored at Alzheimer’s New Jersey’s® 2019 Annual Gala

On Wednesday, April 10, Alzheimer’s New Jersey®, the independent, New Jersey non-profit providing continuous hope and support for New Jersey residents battling Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, held their 2019 Annual Gala at The Grove in Cedar Grove, NJ. 

New Study Reveals Half of New Jersey Residents Diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease Do Not Receive Referrals to Support Services

A recent survey conducted by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind on behalf of Alzheimer’s New Jersey found that an overwhelming majority of New Jersey residents with memory loss concerns (89%) visited a doctor to seek diagnosis.

Making Memories and Building Traditions

For more than 20 years, Team Steven Knapp Home Improvements, led by Team Captains, Steven Knapp and Lori Chapin, has maintained a consistent presence at Alzheimer’s New Jersey’s Southern Regional Walk to Fight Alzheimer’s® in Point Pleasant Beach. The annual Walk has become a much anticipated tradition for longtime team members, some of whom were still in strollers when [...]

Types of Dementia

Various disorders and factors contribute to the development of dementia. Neurodegenerative disorders result in a progressive and irreversible loss of neurons and brain functioning. Currently, there are no cures for these types of disorders. They include: - Alzheimer’s disease - Frontotemporal disorders - Lewy body dementia Other types of progressive brain disease include: - [...]

By |February 23rd, 2018|News|

From Caregiver to Advocate: YPAC Member Monique Shares Her Journey with Alzheimer’s

At the bright and youthful age of 19, Monique DeLorenzo - a current member of Alzheimer's New Jersey's Young Professionals Advisory Council (YPAC) - suddenly found herself in a completely unexpected role: caring for her 51 year old mother, Alaine, who had just been diagnosed with early onset dementia. Feeling unprepared, overwhelmed and devastated, Monique and her family were determined to rally [...]

By |February 22nd, 2018|News|

Ease the Stress of Caregiving During the Holidays

As a caregiver, do you find yourself feeling anxious as the holidays start to roll around? If so, read our tips to learn how to manage caregiver stress during the holidays so that you and your family can enjoy this special time of year together. Before the holiday season approaches have a conversation with [...]

By |November 23rd, 2017|News|

Alzheimer’s New Jersey Holds Its First Young Adult Caregiver Seminar

On Monday, November 13th, Alzheimer’s New Jersey’s Young Professionals Advisory Council (YPAC) held its inaugural education program focused on the challenges faced by young adult caregivers.  Held at the Cricket Hill Brewing Company in Fairfield, the program, which was appropriately titled How Do We Navigate Our New Normal?, was attended by 30 young professionals who are trying to balance promising careers and/or growing families with caregiving responsibilities for loved ones [...]

By |November 20th, 2017|News|