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Community Education Requests

Knowledge is power. The Alzheimer's Association offers a variety of quality education programs that include resources and care strategies. Learn how to host a communication education program in your community. ​

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Know the 10 Signs

Your memory often changes as you grow older. But memory loss that disrupts daily life is not a typical part of aging.

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When Someone You Love Is Diagnosed

Coming to terms with the diagnosis requires time. Immediate reactions of denial and fear are normal and may help you and the person diagnosed process the grief you are feeling.

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Know What to Expect: Middle-Stage Caregiving

Resources are available to help both you and the person with dementia as the disease progresses.

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The Alzheimer’s Association Illinois Chapter is the leading volunteer health organization in Alzheimer’s disease care.

Serving 87 counties in Illinois, with offices in Bloomington, Carbondale, Chicago, Joliet, Peoria, Quincy, Rockford and Springfield. Since 1980, the Association has provided reliable information and care consultation; created supportive services for families; increased funding for dementia research; and influenced public policy changes across the state.

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Silver Search - Silver Search is a coordinated effort to bring awareness, education, and resources to help find and safely return people with Alzheimer’s or dementia that go missing.Share Your Story - Tell us your story of how Alzheimer’s disease and dementia has affected you and your family. It may make a difference in someone else’s life.Request a Speaker - Find a speaker for your event. Choose from chapter staff, a physician or local researcher, or members of our Illinois Chapter medical and scientific committee.

 

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