Tag: Alzheimer’s
Learning and development manager Toshiba Mitchell raised a healthy sum toward her bid to succeed Patricia Fairclough-Staggers. Image via Toshiba Mitchell.

Phil AmmannJune 16, 2015

Florida’s Old Capitol turns purple this week to honor Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month. From 8 p.m. Tuesday through Wednesday morning, the Alzheimer’s Association will bathe the historic building in purple light, as a sign of concern and awareness of Alzheimer’s disease, the sixth leading cause of death in America. With the second-highest incidence rate […]

Guest AuthorJune 11, 2014

As the premier association representing professionally managed senior living communities that care for more than 28,000 Floridians, FLORIDA ALFA is deeply disappointed that the Legislature did not pass comprehensive reform of the assisted living facility industry in Florida. The proposed legislation, championed by Sen. Eleanor Sobel in the Senate and Rep. Larry Ahern in the […]

Guest AuthorOctober 15, 2013

Ominous headlines on federal cuts to biomedical research are not exaggerating the consequences.  These cuts mean tangible damage to fruitful research programs, laboratories and discoveries. It takes forever (OK, only a decade or two) for most drugs to progress from basic discovery through trials to federal approval.  Seemingly small delays now translate into a loss […]

Guest AuthorSeptember 12, 2013

Policy textbooks say that when considering alternatives, all equal, invest in the one that will have the greatest reach. But the political process has an appetite for eating good ideas, leaving just piecemeal chunks on the bone.  No shock there, particularly for contentious issues. But what’s more confounding is when policies of uncontested merit fall […]


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