The Alzheimer’s Association Workshops | Jan 25

 The Alzheimer’s Association is presenting a series of workshops on Essential Skills for Family Caregivers. The Essential Skills for Family Caregivers series provides education and practical tools to those caring for someone with dementia. The goal of the series is to improve day-to-day living and overall quality of life for the person with dementia and the caregiver. The series covers communication techniques, strategies to manage difficult behaviors and safety in the home. Essential Skills is free and intended for family caregivers.


When: Monday, January 25 from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m

Where: Grove Hill Library Branch, 41 Geneva Avenue, Dorchester

Two additional workshops will follow at the same time and place February 1 and 8.

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National Memory Screening Week Event | Nov 2

For National Memory Screening Week, Boston Alzheimer’s Initiative will be hosting an information and Q&A session with FREE Memory Screenings for Alzheimer’s Disease.  

When : Mon Nov 2, 10-2pm

 Where: Boston City Hall, Room 8001, 8th Floor

Any information gathered will be kept completely confidential. 

Memory Screenings must be reserved in advance. 

For more information and to reserve a memory screening please call or email Patricia McCormack at 617-635-3992 or

Free Screening Of "Glen Campbell..I'll Be Me" | Nov. 3

Free Screening Of "Glen Campbell..I'll Be Me" | Nov. 3

After being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, Campbell and his wife, Kim, went public with the diagnosis and announced his goodbye tour. Glen Campbell…I’ll Be Me documents Glen and his family’s attempt to navigate the wildly unpredictable nature of the progressing disease using love, laughter and music as their medicine of choice. Rare vintage footage and extraordinary new performances of Campbell’s most beloved hits immerse this moving cinematic account in the overwhelming talent of this humble family man.

As proud providers of assisted living for seniors facing Alzheimer’s, dementia, and the complications that come with memory loss, Volunteers of America Massachusetts is excited to share the moving story of Glen Campbell and his family. >> Read More

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