Alzheimer's Disease

Leucadia woman new leader of Alzheimer's San Diego

Leucadia woman new leader of Alzheimer's San Diego

For Eugenia Welch, taking over as the CEO at Alzheimer's San Diego in March was an easy transition. After all, the Leucadia woman has had experience working with patients of the memory loss disease for most of her life.

Welch, who formerly ran Sunrise Senior Living in La Costa, has been working with dementia patients since she was 16, including helping family members struggling with the disease.

Alzheimer’s San Diego serves residents across the county free of charge, with offerings such as education classes, support groups and a social worker support line.

Welch recently spoke about her new position, her goals and the importance of such a nonprofit in the San Diego...

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