Murrieta Gardens celebrates grand re-opening

MURRIETA – As America’s population gets older, the need grows for senior living communities to offer care for those with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. When Murrieta Gardens opened in 2004, it offered both assisted living and memory care options to residents. Now Murrieta Gardens is shifting its focus to exclusively specialize in care […]

Helping San Diegans cope with Alzheimer’s disease

As with so many issues involving medical research and health care, San Diego County is ground zero in the battle against Alzheimer’s disease. That’s why I was so pleased to help moderate “A Community Discussion on Alzheimer’s,” sponsored by Biocom and Biogen that recently took place in San Diego. The event covered all aspects of […]

Desert Hills Memory Care to host monthly Education & Connections support group

HEMET – Desert Hills Memory Care, located at 25818 Columbia Street, will be hosting monthly Education & Connections support group meetings at their community. Meetings will be held on the second Monday of every month at 10 a.m. Complimentary respite care will be available for loved ones during these meetings. Education & Connections is open […]

Desert Hills Memory Care Receives “Excellence in Care” Designation

HEMET – Desert Hills Memory Care, 25818 Columbia Street, was awarded its fourth consecutive “Excellence in Care” designation through the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, who has named the community a “Dementia Program of Distinction.” Desert Hills Memory Care was the first memory care community in California to receive the award in 2009. Since then, the […]

Clarification RE: “Local clinical research effort may bring hope to Alzheimer’s patients” March 25

In a story entitled “Local Clinical research effort may bring hope to Alzheimer’s patients” that appeared in the March 25 issue of the Valley News a statement in the third to the last paragraph saying that once the compound RVT-101 being tested in clinical trials at Viking Research is proven effective and placed on the […]

Program offers support for families dealing with Alzheimer’s, chronic illnesses

RIVERSIDE – Good news for family and friends who are caring for older adults with Alzheimer’s and other chronic conditions – support is on the way. A new series of the Riverside County Office on Aging’s “Care Pathways” program begins in April in key locations of Riverside County including Riverside, Moreno Valley, Murrieta, Hemet, Beaumont and the […]

Local clinical research effort may bring hope to Alzheimer’s patients

Local clinical research effort may bring hope to Alzheimer’s patients

Viking Clinical Research, Ltd. of Temecula has embarked upon a series of clinical trials on a new compound that medical doctors, psychiatrists and especially stricken families, are hoping will prolong life and ease the pain of the growing population of Alzheimer’s patients in the nation. To date there is no cure for Alzheimer’s Disease, a […]

Alzheimer’s researchers hopeful

TEMECULA – Alzheimer’s disease has no cure, and its progression cannot be radically slowed. The Alzheimer’s Association reports that every 67 seconds someone in the United States develops Alzheimer’s, and around five million people in the country currently have the disease. While there is no cure for Alzheimer’s disease, researchers are continuing to work on […]