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"Hope" Bracelet

This bracelet is being made by the care partners who participate in our Early Engagment Support Group and their grandchildren.  The sterling silver "Hope" charm signifies our hope that a cure will be found soon.  Proceeds from the sale of the bracelets will be used to fund the Early Engagement programs for our families and the person diagnosed with Alzheimer's Dementia Disease.   Bracelet is made with purple and white cats eye beads with sterling silver spacers and sterling silver "Hope" charm.   Comes in sizes S to XL.  Cost is $20.  To order, please call our office at 804-967-2580 or e-mail fran.foster@alz.org.  Thank you in advance for your purchase as we continue to provide support and encouragement for the families and those diagnosed.

 

This beautiful Alzheimer's Association logo rhinestone pin is now available from the Greater Richmond Chapter.  The silver-tone pin measures 1" x 3/4" with a single butterfly clutch back and is available for $10.  Proceeds from sales go to supporting programs and services provided by the Greater Richmond Chapter.  To order, please call 804-967-2580 or e-mail fran.foster@alz.org.

 

Cards With a Heart
Donors are able to purchase beautiful Alzheimer's cards and gift items online with our chapter receiving 40 percent of the cost of the cards (excluding tax, shipping and personalization).  Please click here to view items and place your order.  Remember, sending Cards With a Heart is more than just a greeting.  It is a living gift to the Alzheimer's Association.  Each card raises awareness of Alzheimer's disease and funds for the Greater Richmond Chapter.

Click here to view and purchase items from the Alzheimer's Association.

Books for Sale:

"Alzheimer's:  The Identity Thief of the 21st Century" written by Robert B. Schaefer of Chesterfield County.  Click here for more information about Mr. Schaefer and how to order his book.  Can also be ordered from the Chapter Office.

"Time Zones:  Slipping Away" written by Wayne Glenn Terry of Richmond.  Mr. Terry has written a very moving book about living with Alzheimer's.  Click here for more information.  Can also be ordered from the Chapter Office.

The following books are also available for purchase at the Chapter Office. Please call 804-967-2580 to order.

"Activities of Daily Living and Basic Caregiving (ABC)" by Kathy Laurenhue, M.A. - $12

"Coach Broyles Playbook" by Frank Broyles - $5

"Hearing the Person with Dementia" by Bernie McCarthy - $20

"I Still Do" by Judith Fox - $8

"Learning to Speak Alzheimer's" by Joanne Koenig Coste - $10

"No Turning Back - A Journey Into the World of Alzheimer's with My Mother" by Lyn H. Silberman - $3

"Still Alice" by Lisa Genova - $10

"The 36-Hour Day" by Nancy L. Mace, M.A. & Peter V. Rabins, M.D., M.P.H.
4th Edition - $10
5th Edition - $12

"The Challenge Your Brain Puzzle Book" Presented by the Alzheimer's Association - $5

"The Forgetting - Alzheimer's Portrait of an Epidemic" by David Shenk - $2

"What's Happening to Grandpa?" by Maria Shriver - $5

 

Check Out the Following:

We are very excited that two Richmond Area residents have been published in "Chicken Soup for the Soul:  Living with Alzheimer's & Other Dementias".  This book was officially released on April 22, 2014.  Out of thousands of submissions, Kitty Kennedy and Sherry Sharp are two of only 101 personal stories chosen to be published in "Chicken Soup for the Soul:  Living with Alzheimer's & Other Dementias".  For more than 20 years, Chicken Soup for the Soul has published inspirational books with extraordinary stories.  The Alzheimer's Association and Chicken Soup for the Soul collaborated to create this important collection to support the more than five million Americans living with Alzheimer's and their 15.5 million caregivers.  The personal submissions provide practical advice, encouragement, insight, and support to readers.  This book can be purchased from our local office for $12.  Please call 804-967-2580 or e-mail ffoster@alz.org for more information.  All proceeds from sales support programs and services of the Alzheimer's Association Greater Richmond Chapter.

 


 


 

Alzheimer's Association

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Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.