November 2023 Newsletter: Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

It’s National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

This issue of our newsletter is dedicated to all the people living with Alzheimer’s and other dementia related diseases. The AFA is challenging everyone to go Teal in November to show your support. This illness affects millions of people and the entire family can be impacted by physical, mental, healthcare, and legal challenges. We have developed a variety of resources to educate and inform you and, as always, we are here to serve as your family’s lawyer and trusted advisor.


Know the 10 Early Signs & Symptoms

Memory loss that disrupts daily life may be a symptom of Alzheimer’s or other dementia. Alzheimer’s is a brain disease that causes a slow decline in memory, thinking and reasoning skills. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, there are 10 early warning signs and symptoms. If you notice any of them, don’t ignore them. Schedule an appointment with your doctor.  Download the Free Checklist:  10 Early Signs & Symptoms

What To Do If You or a Family Member is Diagnosed.

November is Alzheimer’s Awareness month and brings attention to dementia related disorders. Far too often, an individual or family waits until the later stages of this disease to ensure they have the important paperwork needed to legally and financially care for their loved ones. Unfortunately, if a person is mentally or physically incapacitated, it may be too late to take the proper precautions. We’ve prepared a checklist of questions and resources to help you and your loved ones navigate this challenging situation.  Download the free checklist:  What to do After a Dementia Diagnosis

Annapolis Walk to Prevent Suicide

annapolis walk to prevent suicideFor more than a decade, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s (AFSP) Annapolis Out of the Darkness Walk has brought thousands of friends, families, neighbors, and co-workers together to raise awareness for suicide prevention and mental health. This year, members of our team, along with our professional colleagues at Thrive Arundel walked the streets of Annapolis in September to support AFSP’s mission to save lives and bring hope to those affected by suicide.

We Know a Guy…

When you have been in the community as long as we have, you get the opportunity to develop a wide array of trusted resources and we are always eager to refer our clients to reliable partners who can handle your needs.

If you need help with real estate, financial services, insurance, moving, or auto repair – these are just a few of the folks that can help!  Reach out to us and we’ll be happy to refer you to a trusted resource.  View Resources.

We wish you and your entire family a very happy holiday season!