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San Diego Alzheimer’s Care Group – St. Paul’s Plaza

July 7th  – Alzheimer’s Group (St. Paul’s Plaza) Ongoing, our Alzheimer’s Care & Support Events – monthly events at different St. Paul’s locations. Email us with the form below for more information/date/times. Alzheimer’s support and discussion groups share care giving experiences, learn strategies for coping and gain emotional support. This is event occurs every 1st and 3rd Saturday of every month. See you there. Event RSVP Online  

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Types of Dementia

Alzheimer’s Disease  – The Alzheimer’s Association reports this disease accounts for 60% to 80% of all dementia cases. There is no cure and doctors aren’t certain of the cause. Age is the greatest risk factor, but it can strike people who are as young as 30 (early onset). Dementia with Lewy Bodies  – Robin Williams’ death brought this disease into the media spotlight. Symptoms of dementia with lewy bodies include

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Holidays and Dementia – Alzheimer’s Residential Care Homes

St. Paul’s offers Alzheimer’s Residential Care Homes San Diego The holiday season is upon us, and while this is a special time of the year focusing on family, good will, and traditions, this time of year may be especially stressful and overwhelming for people with dementia and their caregivers. For someone already caring for a person with dementia full time, the extra parties, family visits, and travel that was once

Intergenerational Program Offers Secure Care Day Services

Caring for a loved with Alzheimer’s Disease or other related dementia can be a daunting and exhausting task, even if a loved one has only mild to moderate memory impairment. Are they going to wander? Can I meet their special needs? Where do they go when I’m at work or away for other tasks? These are just some of the many worries and questions one has while caring for a

Alzheimer's Secure Senior Day Care Program

News sources are often asking the public for help to find a lost senior with memory impairment. St. Paul’s encourages families to consider a safer alternative in care for loved ones with Alzheimer’s and other related dementias. St. Paul’s offers a secure senior day care program for those with mild to moderate memory impairment. Many families bring Mom or Dad in on their way to work knowing

What is Dementia?

San Diego Dementia Statistics San Diego Dementia Statistics A study published in the January 2010 issue of the journal Alzheimer’s and Dementia, finds that symptoms of cognitive decline can be experienced some 20 years before an Alzheimer’s diagnosis. According to the long term study led by Dr. Barry Reisberg director of The Fisher Alzheimer’s Disease Education and Resources Program at NYU Langone Medical Center, healthy older adults with subjective memory loss are

San Diego Secured Care Communities

St. Paul’s Senior Services is a licensed provider of San Diego secured care communities. St. Paul’s Senior Services is an accredited provider of San Diego secured care communities. St. Paul’s Senior Services offers education, programs, services and secured care communities for seniors who need support due to memory impairment. If we can’t help you, we’ll find you an organization that can. St. Paul’s Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (Downtown & Chula

Why Secured Care?

As a person ages, a certain amount of memory loss and confusion is quite normal. If, however, a senior becomes increasingly disoriented, perhaps even occasionally wandering away, he/she may require a secured care facility that specializes in Alzheimer’s care. St. Paul’s Senior Services offers a number of facilities where administrators and staff have appropriate training to offer the specialized Alzheimer’s care. Offering secured care, we often refer to our Alzheimer’s facilities

San Diego Alzheimer's Walk – 2015

St. Paul’s participated in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s on October 17 with over 33 team members comprised of residents, staff, family and friends. The Walk to End Alzheimer’s is the Alzheimer’s Association’s national signature event which brings together family, friends, caregivers and concerned community members — who all want to make a difference. Since 1989, Walk to End Alzheimer’s has raised more than $300 million to help advance research and support