Greater Illinois Chapter E-Newsletter
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advocates, and friends in the Alzheimer community.

Fall 2004 Newsletter
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  Memory Walk 2004 is in full swing
It's still not too late for you to take steps to end Alzheimer's disease!
  Voting and persons with dementia
How does a diagnosis of dementia impact a person's right to vote?
  Alzheimer study looking for participants
Rush Alzheimer's Disease Center in Chicago is looking for participants for a study of nerve growth treatments.

Healthy aging means watching your weight
New research underlines that carrying around extra weight can lead to health problems, including a higher risk of Alzheimer's disease.

  November is National AD Awareness Month
Find out what the Alzheimer's Association has planned in your area in observance of National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month.
  Your chapter Advocacy Team has been hard at work...
Find out what's happening on the Advocacy front.
  Illinois Department of Public Health dementia care training coming in 2005
The Alzheimer's Association has teamed-up with the IDPH to offer train-the-trainer programs in 2005.
  Coming Soon: Alzheimer's Association Professional Training Institute
In response to an increased need for high-quality professional education opportunities, the Association is establishing a Professional Training Institute.




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