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Northern California and Northern Nevada

Diversity and Inclusion Statement

At the Alzheimer’s Association, diversity is imperative and integral to our mission. It is vital to what we do and a promise we make to those we serve.  Our team of dedicated professionals understands that valuing diversity and inclusiveness is critical to the success of our mission.

We seek to be inclusive of the millions of people currently affected by Alzheimer’s disease, their caregivers, and the communities in which they live. The Alzheimer’s Association views diversity broadly and includes considerations of, but not limited to, race, ethnicity, gender, age, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, regional, place or national origin, religion, language and persons with disabilities.

As the American population ages and becomes increasingly more diverse, the Alzheimer’s Association will expand its mission activities and initiatives to remain highly inclusive and meet the demand for culturally and linguistically sensitive information and increased awareness to persons living with the disease.

The Alzheimer’s Association will continue to cultivate relationships with diverse communities by sharing our time, talent, resources and exchanging ideas. As such, our diversity and inclusiveness charter will help us to fulfill our vision of a world without Alzheimer’s disease.

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African American

African Americans are two times more likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease and less likely to receive a diagnosis.

Black Alzheimer's Association Advisory Council (BAAAC) Members

Shaun Charles
Greg Woods
Donna Griggs Murphy
Frank Clayton
Lowanda Moore
Gwen Gates
Cynthia Taylor
Portia Stewart 
Jylana Sheats
Donna Lewis

More information

  • Learn about Alzheimer's and how it affects African American's on our National site here.
  • For upcoming education programs, contact Craig Wingate, Outreach and Marketing Specialist.  cwingate@alz.org.

Support Groups

Oakland

Lunch and Learn (Potluck) for African American Caregivers
1st Friday, 11:30 am to 1:30 pm
Date subject to change, please call to confirm 
North Oakland Senior Center
5714 Martin Luther King Jr. Way
Info:  Craig Wingate, 1.408.372.9933

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Asian Outreach

Our Asian Web Portal!

For upcoming Chinese education programs, contact Peining Chang, Community Outreach Manager at pchang@alz.org, 408.372.9943

Visit our national website for more information on Alzheimer's Disease
更多阿滋海默症中文資訊, 請至: http://www.alz.org/asian/overview.asp?nL=ZH&dL=ZH

San Francisco Chinese Alzheimer’s Forum

舊金山華人阿滋海默症論壇 (英/粵雙語健康講座, English/Cantonese bilingual)

您有沒有經歷過記憶力的問題?您有親人或朋友正在經歷阿滋海默症及相關失智症的困擾嗎?歡迎參加我們一年一度的免費的英/粵雙語健康講座。

演講主題/嘉賓

  • 與你一路同行勞榮海, 失智症家屬照護者
  • 失智症的診斷及醫護規劃 - -了解不同類型的失智症與症狀,失智症的診斷過程,目前的醫護選擇,以及提前規劃的重要性陳佩醫師, 加州大學舊金山分校老年護理中心
  • 法律規劃 -- 規劃未來避免受失智症影響李傑夫律師, 志工
  • 有效的溝通 -- 失智症不同階段的溝通方略 Tiffany Mikles, 阿滋海默症協會北加州與北內華達州分會

you ever experienced memory problems? Do any of your family/friends live with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementia? Please join us for our annual English/Cantonese bilingual educational forum.

Topics/Speakers

  • With You All the Way Ronghai Lao, Family Caregiver
  • Dementia: Getting a Diagnosis and Planning for Care Dr. Pei Chen, UCSF Center for Geriatric Care
  • Legal Planning -- Plan for the Future Before Being Affected by Dementia Geoffrey Lee, Volunteer/Attorney
  • Calming the Communication Chaos – Tips at Different Stages Tiffany Mikles, Alzheimer’s Association

Time (時間):
Sunday, 11/5/2017, 1 – 4 pm
Location (地點):
San Francisco Main Library (舊金山總圖書館)
Koret Auditorium
100 Larkin St.
San Francisco, CA 94102
Cost (費用): Free. Respite grants available for
caregiving needs (免費。可為有需要的家屬照
顧者提供喘息服務補助金)
Registration (報名):
RSVP (提前報名)

https://tinyurl.com/SFchineseforum2017
or call 408.372.9926, or email xiaorong.ou@alz.org

Click here for the flyer

11/7 星期二 12-1 pm 電話解惑時間 (以普通話進行的電話會議)
主題: 失智症與安全問題
主講: 趙壯志醫師, Palo Alto VA Health Care System 神經專科醫師,史丹佛大學醫學院臨床助理教授
時間: 中午12:00- 下午1:00
註冊: 請上網:  http://tinyurl.com/ChineseMonthlyPhoneSession
聯絡: 張珮寧 pchang@alz.org,  408-372-9943

11/9 星期四 6:30-8pm Chinese Learning Circle (以普通話進行)
日期:11/9 星期四
時間:晚上六點三十分到八點
地點:日間托老中心   Day Break Cares of Catholic Charities
           535 Old San Francisco Road, Sunnyvale, CA 94086
           (在 First United Methodist Church 旁邊)
聯絡:致電 408-372-9926 或電郵 xou@alz.org
 
11/16 星期四 6-7 pm  希望之心安寧醫護關懷中心電話會議(以普通話進行)
主題: 如何支持罹患失智症的親友及過節溫馨提醒
講員: 張珮寧  
你可以在全美各地或家裡使用電話參加「希望之心安寧醫護關懷中心」的國語 (普通話) 電話會議式教育講座 (teleconference)。這些講座開放給住在美國各地的華人重症病患或家屬。也歡迎轉告其他您所認識的病患或家屬一起收聽。有意參加者請務必事先致電 1-888-663-8585 或按「Enroll now」報名。
 
11/17 星期五 10-11:30 am Sunnyvale Senior Center (以普通話進行)
主題: 健康的習慣更健康的你
這場互動式的講座包含了以研究為基礎的策略來維持頭腦的敏銳、運動與活動、
腦部健康飲食的關鍵、以及維持社交生活的重要性。
地點: 550 E Remington Dr, Sunnyvale, CA 94087

11/17 星期五 12:30-2:00 pm  家屬互助學習團體
主題:稅務規劃及法律規劃重要事項 (現在是規劃明年的重要時刻)
主講:袁維芬女士 ( 以英文進行,備有普通話翻譯)
地點: 阿滋海默症協會
            2290 N. First St. Ste. 101, San Jose, CA 95131

Thursday, November 16, 1:30 – 3:00 p.m. – The Basic: Memory
星期四, 11/16, 1:30 – 3:00 p.m. – 你該知道的基本知識:關於記憶力喪失,失智症與阿滋海默症Loss,Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease
學習了解正常老化和失智症的不同,阿滋海默症與相關失智症的基本知識,診斷的過程,以及疾病的管理。如何善加利用阿滋海默症協會所提供的資源、規劃將來的關鍵、以及家人與照護者可以如何幫助失智症患者。
地點:San Francisco Public Library Visitacion Valley Branch, 201 Leland Ave. SF

家屬互助團體 (以廣東話進行)
安老自助處日間護理中心-成龍中心 (粵語)
時間: 每月第三個星期三傍晚五點到六點半
地點: 安老自助處日間護理中心-成龍中心 408 22nd Ave. San Francisco
聯絡: Kelvin Yu 415.677.7563
 

華人失智症照顧者互助班 (粵語)
時間: 每月第二個星期六 下午一點到兩點半
地點: Chinese Community Health Resource Center
          728 Pacific Avenue #115 San Francisco, CA 94133
報名: 415.677.2473

 

 

Monthly Chinese eblast (中文每月新知):

New Chinese Newsletter (中文季刊):

Chinese monthly phone educational session (電話解惑時間)

Monthly phone educational session held on the first Tuesday of every month, 12 noon to 1 pm.
Questions regarding to this program and to register for the session, please contact Peining Chang at pchang@alz.org, or 408.372.9943.

每月一次,有興趣的民眾以及失智症家屬或照護者將有機會通過電話直接向專家諮詢關於阿滋海默症和相關失智症的問題。
日期: 每個月的第一個星期二
時間: 中午12點至1點
主講:
Dr. Steven Chao
趙壯志醫師
Palo Alto VA Health Care System 神經科醫生
Clinical professor at Stanford School of Medicine 史丹佛大學醫學院臨床助理教授
報名: 需要提前報名。請聯絡張珮寧 pchang@alz.org, 或是致電408.372.9943。

Recordings from previous sessions (過往講題的錄音):

2016

2017

     

    其他中文講座及影片,請至:

    https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLPCouWCyT2yyWTiYQURN0Fh2B-VlkvFVj


       

      Support Groups (互助學習團體 )

      Cantonese Speaking ( 廣東話)

      安老自助處日間護理中心 -成龍中心
      時間: 每月第三個星期三傍晚五點到六點半
      地點: 安老自助處日間護理中心-成龍中心 408 22nd Ave. San Francisco
      聯絡: Kelvin Yu 415.677.7563

      失智症患者互助組 
      時間: 每月第二個星期六 下午一點到兩點半
      地點: 華人社區健康資源中心圖書館 835 Pacific Avenue San Francisco
      報名: 415.677.2473

      Mandarin Speaking (普通話)

      華人失智症家屬學習團體
      時間:
      每月第二個星期四晚上六點半到八點
      地點: Day Break Cares of Catholic Charities 535 Old San Francisco Road, Sunnyvale, CA 94086
      聯絡: 歐小榮 xou@alz.org 或致電 408.372.9926

      阿滋海默症協會失智症家屬互助學習團體
      時間: 每月最後一個星期五中午十二 點半到下午兩點
      地點: 阿滋海默症協會 2290 N. First St., Ste. 101 San Jose, CA 95131
      聯絡: 張珮寧 pchang@alz.org 或致電 408.372.9943

      Japanese or English

      San Jose
      Yu-ai Kai, Japanese American Community Senior Center
      588 N. 4th Street
      (Wesley Kazuo Mukoyama, 408.294.2505)

      Learning Circles:

      The Alzheimer’s Association offers Learning Circles, a program designed to help caregivers seeking additional support and knowledge about Alzheimer’s disease. Learning Circles meet monthly and are facilitated by Community Ambassadors who are trained leaders with experience providing care for someone with dementia.
      Learning Circles cover a variety of topics, including: managing difficult behaviors, legal and financial issues, medication management and caregiver self-care. In addition, Learning Circles are designed to help the attendees develop and learn effective caregiving techniques that are specific to their culture and community. Currently we offer a Chinese Learning Circle.
      Please visit our calendar to see when the next Learning Circles are scheduled. For more information about Learning Circles, contact Xiaorong Ou (xou@alz.org)

      Indian Outreach

      Know the 10 Signs - Hindi

      Latino Outreach

      Hispanos/Latinos tienen mayor riesgo de desarrollar la enfermedad de Alzheimer que los Anglos.
      Participe en nuestros eventos para aprender más sobre ésta enfermedad, aprenda como cuidar mejor a sus familiares que la padecen y a cuidarse usted mismo.

      Visite nuestra página de internet en español www.alz.org/español o llame al 800.272.3900 24 horas/7 dias

      Para ver un corto video haga clic abajo
      El padre de Omar ha sido diagnosticado con Alzheimer

      Grupos de apoyo en Español en persona

      El primer Lunes de cada mes de 4:00pm-5:00pm
      Centro Comunitario Eastside Neighborhood
      2150 Alum Rock Ave
      San Jose, CA 95116
      llame a Sandra (408) 372-9919

      El tercer Martes de cada mes de 5:00pm-6:00pm
      On Lok
      225 30th Street
      San Francisco, CA 94110
      llame a Sandra (408) 372-9919

      Grupo de apoyo por teléfono
      El tercer Miércoles de cada mes de 7:00pm-8:30pm
      Este programa es gratis y no acumula cargos a su línea telefónica
      llame a Alexandra Castillo-Weisgerber (800) 272-3900

      Para ver un ejemplo de presentaciones que ofrecemos haga clic aquí.

      Conferencias Latinas

      Anualmente tenemos conferencias en Español en toda el area de la Bahia, donde participan médicos, terapistas, nutricionistas, etc.
      En Febrero en la Biblioteca pública en San Francisco
      En Abril en el Centro Comunitario Mayfair en San Jose
      para más información y para averiguar donde se presentará la conferencia en su area llame al 800.272.3900

      LGBT Outreach

      Support Groups

      Caregiver support group for LGBT dementia caregivers
      4th Wednesday, 6:00 - 7:30 pm
      Openhouse Community Room
      65 Laguna St.  (near Market), San Francisco
      Info: Ariel Mellinger is: ariel@openhouse-sf.org, 415.503.4180

      Online Class

      Basics of Alzheimer's and Dementia for LGBT Care Partners
      Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias are not a normal part of aging. This webinar provides an overview about dementia and LGBT caregiving concerns. The featured speaker is David Troxel.

      Online Support

      AlzConnected: LGBT Community Allies Forum
      Alzconnected members can connect and communicate with people who understand their unique challenges. They can pose questions anda-related issues, create public and private groups organized around a dedicated topic and contrubute to message boards. Alzconnected.org

      The San Francisco LGBT Dementia Care Project
      Beginning in January 2017, the Alzheimer's Association, in partnership with Openhouse and Family Caregiver Alliance,will be offering free trainings to health and social service providers on the dementia care needs of LGBT seniors.

       


       

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      Our vision: A world without Alzheimer's disease®.
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