Event held to reach Latino community

On Wednesday, June 20, 2012 the Alzheimer’s Association in partnership with State Representative Maria “Toni” Berrios hosted an event to help reach out to the Hispanic community. In all, more than 30 people attended the event which was all in Spanish.

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Walk to End Alzheimer’s is fast approaching
It’s July 1 and that means we are only two short months away from our first Walk to End Alzheimer’s event. Have you signed up yet?
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Volunteer Spotlight: Ekta Hattangady
Ekta Hattangady, a volunteer in the Chicago office, comes to us with a great wealth of knowledge and expertise. Not only is she a humanitarian, but she also has her Master’s Degree in Social Work and a personal connection to Alzheimer’s disease. Ekta was a primary caregiver to her mother who had early-onset Alzheimer’s disease while living in India. She has worked in the non-profit sector in India for six years and has been a vocal speaker and advocate for mental illnesses.
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Care Navigation: Connection. Guidance. Hope.
The Alzheimer’s Association, Greater Illinois Chapter’s Care Navigation program is a great service to use if you or a loved one is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or a related form of dementia. Our mission is to empower and support individuals with dementia and their loved ones on their care journey by assisting them to recognize their strengths, assess their current needs, develop a care plan that maximizes their available resources, and by strengthening the network of community services and organizations equipped to serve them.
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ALZ Stars participate in Marathon
For the third year, the ALZ Stars will participate in the Bank of America Chicago Marathon, which will be held on October 7 in Grant Park. The ALZ Stars is an endurance program set to benefit the care support and research efforts of the Alzheimer’s Association. Team members will be provided with a training plan, fundraising guidance, and the camaraderie of a team participating to achieve the same vision. On race day team members will be able to enjoy exclusive access to the ALZ Stars tent, and amenities.
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Join us for a day at the races!
Arlington Park Racecourse invites you to a day at the races benefitting the Alzheimer’s Association, Greater Illinois Chapter! General admission tickets are just $8. $5 of each ticket is donated back to the cause. Bring friends and wear purple as we promote awareness and raise funds for Alzheimer’s at the track on Sunday, July 8 at 1:00 p.m. See flyer for more information.
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24/7 Helpline: Here for you
The Alzheimer’s Association’s highly trained and knowledgeable Helpline staff provides reliable information and support to all those who need assistance, with translation services available in 170 different languages. We serve people with memory loss, caregivers, health care professionals and the public. Help and support are only one phone call away – if you need to talk call 1.800.272.3900.
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July 3, 2012 | Aurora
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Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease: The Basics

July 18, 2012 | Aurora
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July 21, 2012 | Homer Glen
Know the 10 Signs: Early Detection Matters

July 24, 2012 | Chicago
Memory Loss, Dementia & Alzheimer's Disease: The Basics

July 24, 2012 | Clinton
The Boomer Generation: What you need to know about Alzheimer’s disease

July 25, 2012 | Hazel Crest
Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease: The Basics

July 26, 2012 | Crystal Lake
Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease: The Basics

July 26, 2012 | Plainfield
The Boomer Generation: What you need to know about Alzheimer’s disease

July 31, 2012 | Springfield
Know the 10 Signs: Early Detection Matters

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