Alzheimer’s Community Care wishes to thank our wonderful sponsors of the 2018 Alzheimer's Educational Forum. By supporting this educational event, these generous organizations are helping us to provide services and resources to Alzheimer’s patients and their family caregivers living in Palm Beach, Martin & St. Lucie Countied. These organizations are true community partners and we are grateful for their support.

Help support those who support us by learning more and visiting our Sponsors’ websites below:

 

Featured Sponsors:

The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Our mission is to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. Our vision is a world without Alzheimer’s. Visit alz.org or call 800.272.3900.  Locally at alz.org/seflorida FB @alzfl IG @alzsefl Twitter @alzsefl

 

Dementia caregivers, when the time comes for you to decide someone you love needs more help than you can give, will you be able to recognize it? Don’t wait for a crisis to make the decision for you.Talk to Arden Courts, a 100% dedicated memory care community. At Arden Courts we know. We understand. We can help. Because memory care is all we do. For more information, call Arden Courts at 888.478.2410.

 

Where we live can determine how well we live. Atria Senior Living creates vibrant communities where opportunities to stay active, eat well, connect with neighbors and achieve personal goals are right outside one’s apartment door, every day. For families facing the challenges of Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia, Atria Park of St. Joseph’s offers Life Guidance® – a forward-thinking memory care program that includes a welcoming, structured environment, specially trained staff and daily opportunities for engagement

 

Our unique Alzheimer's Assistance Program is approved by lcocal Alzheimer's and Dementia organizations. Champion caregivers are pre-screened for experience in caring for a person with Alzheimer's, Dementia and memory impairment. Their experience is enhanced with additional Champion in-service training. On-the-job telephone consultations with management are available to Champion caregivers seeking problem-solving advice. Family members of a Champion client can receive in-home visits or telephone consultations from a Champion manager or nurse. Champion owners and managers proudly sponsor and enthusiastically volunteer for Alzheimer's organizations within our service areas.

 

ComForcare is the premier provider of private duty non-medical home health care services in Palm Beach, Martin, St. Lucie and Indian River counties. We believe that is the quality of care, not the severity of one's condition, that determines their quality of life. That's why we hand select a caregiver for each client based on personality along with personal care needs. Our Nationally Certified Alzheimer's Educators specially train our team of exceptional caregivers to recognize and understand the complexities needed for those living with Alzheimer's and dementia. Let our family take care of your family.

 

For 35 years, Expicare Nursing Agency has provided exceptional private home care for families throughout Palm Beach  County.  Expicare is locally founded, owned and managed by two highly qualified Registered Nurses, Deborah Morley R.N. and Karen Kelly R.N., and is dedicated to providing quality, reliable and cost-effective care tailored to your needs.

 

 

Humana is Florida’s largest Medicare health benefits company with more than 1-million Medicare members statewide. Humana is committed to helping our millions of medical and specialty members across Florida and nationally achieve their best health. Our successful history in care delivery and health plan administration is helping us create a new kind of integrated care with the power to improve health and well-being and lower costs. In Florida, Humana has a Bold Goal to improve the health of Broward County, Tampa Bay and Jacksonville 20 percent by 2020.

 

Going broke:  A real worry for families when a loved one has Alzheimer’s Disease. Many patients eventually need the care of a long-term nursing facility. That now costs about $9,000 per month, and Medicare doesn’t cover it. Turn to The Karp Law Firm for help. With our guidance, you may be able to secure Medicaid benefits for your loved one and still keep a substantial portion of your nest egg – even if your loved one is already in a nursing home. Call us 800-893-9911. At The Karp Law Firm, your peace of mind is our priority!

 

When you or a loved one’s mobility and functional independence is at risk, LifeCare is here to help.  We offer a continuum of care options that include:

Disease Management- Disease Management focuses on the key areas critical for long term management including education, mobility and functional training and home/task adaptation. Rehabilitation- LifeCare’s Therapy Team has advanced training in the area of geriatric rehabilitation including Alzheimer’s, Orthopedic, Post-surgical, Fall Recovery & Pain Management Programs. Maintenance Therapy- Maintenance Therapy is a covered benefit even when recovery is not possible. Our Team will develop a plan to help slow the effects of a chronic disease condition and maintain function for as long as possible.

MorseLife Health System is a nationally-recognized provider of exceptional and innovative care for seniors in Palm Beach County.  A charitable, not-for-profit organization, its programs include short-term rehabilitation, long term care, independent and assisted living, memory care assisted living, home health care, meals-on-wheels, care management, and Palm Beach PACE.  Founded over 35 years ago, MorseLife has built a reputation and tradition of caring for seniors with excellence, dignity and compassion. 

 

Dr. Tuchman is President of Palm Beach Neurological Center and Medical Director of the Clinical Research Department. PBNC is a complete diagnostic treatment center for Neurological Diseases for over 30 years. The Clinical research department is committed to conducting trials with special interest in disease modifying treatments that may slow the progression of Alzheimer’s Disease.  We are now enrolling cognitively healthy individuals with a higher genetic risk of Alzheimer’s Disease into an Alzheimer’s Prevention Initiative.  We believe that research is the cornerstone  for future treatments.   Palm Beach Neurological Center is accepting new patients in both the private practice and the Clinical Trials.

 

 

The mission at Publix Super Markets Charities is to endeavor to meet the needs of the people in our community. To that end, we commit to be dedicated to the dignity and value of the human spirit—helping strengthen it to overcome adversity, determined to offer people hope and a choice for the future, and devoted to the highest standards of community involvement as demonstrated by our founder, George W. Jenkins.

 

 

 

From hospice care to spiritual and emotional support, Trustbridge provides compassionate, professional health care for families facing any stage of life-limiting illness. Since 1978, our expert staff has cared for nearly 200,000 patients nearing end of life. As a non-profit organization, we care for all who want and qualify for our services, regardless of ability to pay.  We offer the physical, emotional and spiritual care that brings comfort and dignity to those with terminal illness and their loved ones. Our multi-cultural staff respects all religions and cultural traditions.  We offer grief support services to families including individual and group counseling.

 

 

Visiting Angels is a family owned Home Health Agency that provides private, customized care and companionship to families dealing with Alzheimer’s Disease and other types of dementia.  Visiting Angels is the winner the Best of Home Care Provider of Choice Award for 5 years in a row, based on overall client satisfaction ratings, and has been named the Best Home Health Care Company by the Palm Beach Florida Weekly for the past 3 years.  All Visiting Angels caregivers are experienced, trained and vetted. For over 20 years, Irv Seldin, the President of Visiting Angels, has been helping families with dementia. He has received specialized training at Alzheimer’s Community Care, and is himself a Florida Certified Dementia Care Instructor  To learn more about customized homecare to fit your unique needs, contact owner Irv Seldin at 561-328-7611.

 

 

VITAS® Healthcare, the nation’s largest provider of end-of-life care, brings hospice home in Palm Beach County. Our hospice solutions support pain relief, comfort care and symptom management for medically complex patients in a variety of settings: private home, nursing home or living facility, hospital, a homelike environment in a free-standing inpatient facility, and short periods of 24/7 Intensive Comfort Care® at the bedside when medically necessary. Most care related to the hospice diagnosis is covered by Medicare, Medicaid and some private insurers; the VITAS Community Connection, a 501(c)3 charitable organization, provides financial assistant beyond patient care.