Greater Illinois Chapter Quarterly E-Newsletter

www.alzheimers-illinois.org

Fall 2005

24-Hour Helpline: 800.272.3900


Welcome to our Fall 2005 E-newsletter!
Click on the headlines below for news about Chapter volunteers and offices, National Alzheimer's Disease Month, Memory Walk
and the LaSalle Bank Chicago Marathon, plus information on preparing for the holidays, a Medicaid policy change, upcoming events and news tips.

You are receiving this e-newsletter from the Alzheimer's Association―Greater Illinois Chapter because you indicated an interest in Alzheimer's, dementia and/or brain health. You may have attended one of our programs or events, participated in a Memory Walk, contacted us through our Helpline or Web site, or made a contribution.
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Help a phone call away for Illinoisans affected by memory loss
National Alzheimer's Disease Month―anytime―a great time to "make the first call"

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Cathy Edge joins Alzheimer's Association national Board of Directors
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New Alzheimer's Association office opens in Carterville
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Hearty thanks to all Memory Walk participants
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Congratulations to Team CARE members who ran the LaSalle Bank Chicago Marathon and raised more than $72,000 for the Alzheimer's Association 
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Impact of the "Prescription Drug Three Brand Limit" for Illinois Medicaid recipients taking Alzheimer medications
CLICK HERE for information consumers should know about special considerations related to Alzheimer's

Preparing for the holidays
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Attend the Chicago Auto Show preview and support the Alzheimer's Association
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News you can use  CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE

  • Transportation Tips for Caregivers

  • How to Explain Alzheimer's to a Child

  • Activities Can Maintain Skills of People with Dementia

  • Visit Our Online Message Boards and Chat Rooms

  • How Do I Write a Bequest to the Alzheimer's Association?

  • Dementia Care Costs


Contact Us Anytime in Many Ways!
Contact the Alzheimer’s Association for information and support 24 hours a day in a variety of ways:

24/7 Helpline - 800.272.3900
E-mail -
www.alzheimers-illinois.org/e-helpline.html
Web Site -
www.alzheimers-illinois.org

The Alzheimer’s Association Greater Illinois Chapter serves 68 counties in Illinois with offices in Bloomington, Carterville, Chicago, Joliet, Kankakee, Rockford, Skokie and Springfield.   The Alzheimer's Association, the world leader in Alzheimer research and support, is the largest voluntary health organization dedicated to finding prevention methods, treatments and an eventual cure for Alzheimer’s. For nearly 25 years, the donor-supported, nonprofit Alzheimer’s Association has provided reliable information and care consultation; created supportive services for families; increased funding for dementia research; and influenced public policy changes. 


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