December 2008 E-Newsletter


About the Greater Illinois Chapter

Programs and Support Groups

Chapter Home Page

Save the Date

Upcoming Community Education Programs:

December 2, 2008 | Joliet
Caregiver Series: Session I and II
Memory Loss 101 and Understanding & Responding to People with Dementia

December 3, 2008 | Joliet
The Noon Network - Professionals 

December 10, 2008 | New Lenox
Now What Was I Saying?  

December 16, 2008 | Joliet
Caregiver Series: Session III and IV
Caregiver Skills to Manage Stress and Making Meaningful Memories

December 23, 2008 
Audio Conference - Now What Was I Saying?  

View Education Programs calendar >>

Upcoming Training for Professionals:

December 3, 2008 | Chicago
Dealing with Challenging Families
December 10, 2008 | Springfield
Illinois Dementia Care 

January 14, 2009 | Chicago
Advanced Topics in Alzheimer’s Care (Half-day)
View Professional Training calendar >>

Stop by our Brain Gym
Donate Today and Receive an Alzheimer’s Wristband

What would we be without you? Your continued financial support enables us to sustain our important efforts to finding a cure for Alzheimer’s disease.


 Holiday Coping Tips 

For most families, holidays mean togetherness, sharing, laughter and memories. But for those affected by Alzheimer's, holidays can also be filled with stress.

Click here to learn how to make the holidays easier >> 

Strike Out Alzheimer's

Join us as we Bowl to Strike Out Alzheimer's Disease at Westlane Family Bowl! Register online and download your bowler fundraising kit.

Find out more >>

Alzheimer’s Association Rhinestone Pins are Available!

The Alzheimer’s Association-Greater Illinois Chapter is not only known as one of the leading Chapter’s in the United States, but as trend setters, too.


 Advocacy Updates
Find out more about what is going on at the State Capitol and how you can help!

Early Stage Individuals: We Heard Your Voices!
The Greater Illinois Chapter gathered individuals in the early stages recently to hear about needed programs.

Disaster Preparedness

As the weather begins to change from autumn to winter, it is important to keep in mind that loved ones with dementia will need extra help in the event of a weather related emergency.

Read more >>

Save the Dates

Plan ahead and attend some of the Chapter’s most popular events through the coming winter and spring seasons.