Congratulations to Our Essay Contest Winners!

In January, Alzheimer's New Jersey® teamed up with the New Jersey Education Association (NJEA) to find New Jersey students who are making a difference in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s New Jersey sponsored an essay contest for public middle and high school students (grades 6 through 12). Students were asked to share stories [...]

By | 2017-05-26T18:50:31+00:00 May 24th, 2017|News|

2017 Education and Research Conference: “New Directions in Research and Care”

The 2017 Education and Research Conference for healthcare professionals, presented by Alzheimer's New Jersey, was held at The Palace at Somerset Park on Friday, April 28. During the previous evening of April 27, physicians and nurse practitioners gathered at The Palace for an education program geared more specifically to meet their needs. The event is [...]

By | 2017-05-26T18:17:54+00:00 May 24th, 2017|News|

Spring is Filled With Special Opportunities for Giving

When Alzheimer’s disease touches someone close to you, it is natural to want to honor or remember that person in a special way. Spring presents many occasions to pay tribute to family and friends and celebrate a special event in someone’s life. Father’s Day, graduations, and weddings all can be occasions to make a [...]

By | 2017-05-26T18:14:42+00:00 May 24th, 2017|News|

The Importance of Clinical Trials

A clinical trial is a research study with a step-by-step process to test a new procedure, drug, vaccine or device for prevention, treatment, screening or improving quality of life. The purpose of clinical trials is research, so the studies follow strict scientific standards. These standards protect patients and help produce reliable study results. Clinical trials are one of the [...]

By | 2017-04-27T00:17:36+00:00 April 25th, 2017|News|

LEAD Coalition 2017 Continuing Resolution and the Federal Budget

Alzheimer’s New Jersey® is a proud member of the LEAD Coalition. Leaders Engaged on Alzheimer’s Disease is a diverse and growing national coalition of over 85 member organizations including patient advocacy and voluntary health non-profits, philanthropies and foundations, trade and professional associations, academic research and clinical institutions, home and residential care providers, and biotechnology and [...]

By | 2017-03-27T21:47:34+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|News|

Walk to Fight Alzheimer’s® in 2017 with Certified’s Foot Soldiers!

Formed in 2009, "Certified's Foot Soldiers" (sponsored by Certified Financial Services (CFS) of Paramus, NJ) has managed to maintain a consistent and increasingly strong presence at Alzheimer's New Jersey's Paramus walk for the past 7 years. CFS employee and team captain Pam Mellor, whose father, Ralph Fedele, passed from the disease in 2012 after a [...]

By | 2017-03-23T19:06:39+00:00 March 21st, 2017|News|

Alzheimer’s New Jersey® partners with NJ State Crisis Intervention Team (CIT)

Alzheimer’s New Jersey has partnered with the New Jersey Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) training program to help raise awareness among law enforcement officers about the impact of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias in our state, and to assist police officers in responding safely and effectively to those with Alzheimer’s disease who they may encounter as [...]

By | 2017-03-23T02:35:40+00:00 March 21st, 2017|News|

The Importance of Caregiver Education

According to the Family Caregiver Alliance, family caregivers, particularly women, provide over 75% of caregiving support in the United States. Providing care for a loved one, particularly someone with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia, can be challenging.  Family caregivers can be understandably overwhelmed by this responsibility. As a loved one progresses through the stages of [...]

By | 2017-03-13T18:07:05+00:00 February 27th, 2017|News|

Just announced! – Young Professionals Advisory Council forming at Alzheimer’s New Jersey!

Alzheimer’s New Jersey® is looking for young professionals between the ages of 25 and 40 who want to make a difference in the lives of individuals and families facing Alzheimer’s disease. Who We Are The Young Professionals Advisory Council (YPAC) is a young professional’s group dedicated to supporting the mission of Alzheimer’s New Jersey through [...]

By | 2017-03-13T18:07:05+00:00 January 27th, 2017|News|