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July 16, 2014
 New report from Alzheimer's Association International Conference® 2014 show progress in early detection, identifying risk factors, and treatment trial updates
New studies reported at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference 2014 (AAIC® 2014) in Copenhagen cover the spectrum of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia research. Data includes advances in early detection and diagnosis, identifying risk factors and possible risk reduction strategies, and the first-ever long-term clinical trial of a multifaceted lifestyle change in older adults.
 
 April 21, 2014
 Alzheimer’s Association seeks volunteers for Forget Me Not Days®
The Alzheimer’s Association® Greater Illinois Chapter is currently seeking volunteers to participate in the 12th annual Bankers Life and Casualty Company’s Forget Me Not Days Friday, May 16 and Saturday, May 17.
 
 January 21, 2014
  Call for Artists to Participate in Alzheimer's Association 11th Annual Unforgettable Art
The Alzheimer’s Association® Greater Illinois Chapter is currently seeking artist submissions for consideration in the 11th annual Unforgettable Art: An Affair for Alzheimer’s. The event will take place Saturday, May 3 at Lou Bachrodt Auto Mall, Cherryvale North Blvd., Rockford.
 
 October 7, 2013
  Alzheimer's Association Introduces New Peer-to-Peer Mentoring Program for Young People
The Alzheimer’s Association® Greater Illinois Chapter is excited to announce its news peer-to-peer mentoring program pALZ. This program, one of the first of its kind for Alzheimer’s, provides supportive resources for young professionals facing an Alzheimer’s diagnosis in a family member or loved one. pALZ allows young people whose lives have been touched by dementia to benefit from the camaraderie and support of someone who has gone through a similar experience.
 
 September 18, 2013
  Alzheimer’s Association and State Rep. Robyn Gabel Come Together for Official State Hearing to Address Alzheimer's Disease
The Alzheimer’s Association® Greater Illinois Chapter is excited to announce an upcoming hearing on the Illinois Alzheimer’s Disease State Plan. The hearing will take place at 10 a.m. Tuesday, September 24 at the Bilandic Building, 160 N. LaSalle St., Chicago.
 
 August 15, 2013
 Workshop to Explore Counseling for Early-Stage Alzheimer's Patients
The Alzheimer’s Association® Greater Illinois Chapter and Robyn Yale, licensed clinical social worker, will present the workshop, Counseling People with Early-Stage Alzheimer’s: A Tale of Evolution and Revolution, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Thursday, September 19 at the Northwestern Memorial Hospital Pritzker Auditorium, 251 E. Huron St., Chicago. The auditorium is located on the third floor in the Feinberg Pavilion.
 
 July 18, 2013
 People in Early-Stage of Alzheimer's Disease Make Their Voices Heard
More than 5 million Americans are currently living with Alzheimer’s disease. One of the benefits of early detection is that people in early stage of the disease retain many abilities and can contribute in the planning of their own care and future.  The Alzheimer’s Association recognizes the importance of this valuable perspective and is pleased to welcome 10 new members, including Carol Stream local Pati Hoffman, to the 2013-2014 Alzheimer’s Association National Early-Stage Advisory Group. 
 
 July 15, 2013
 Alzheimer’s Association Seeks Volunteers to Serve as Support Group Facilitators
The Alzheimer’s Association,® Greater Illinois Chapter is seeking outgoing and engaging individuals interested in becoming Alzheimer’s Association Support Group Facilitators.

 

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