Greater Illinois Chapter Quarterly E-Newsletter

www.alzheimers-illinois.org

Spring 2005

24-Hour Helpline: 800.272.3900


Welcome to our Spring 2005 E-newsletter!

Click on the headlines below for information about the Alzheimer’s Association’s 25th anniversary, upcoming conferences, special events and programs you’re welcome to attend, and news-tips. 


Celebrate With Us: 25 Years of Leadership in Progress and Hope
Read highlights of the Association's achievements as we celebrate our silver anniversary this year and continue to uncover the mysteries of Alzheimer's, ways to prevent and treat it, and better ways to support and care for those affected by the disease. 
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Alzheimer’s Association Honors Founder Jerome H. Stone
Legendary Chicago businessman Jerome H. Stone received the Alzheimer's Association’s one-time Genesis Award in May in honor of the Association's 25th anniversary and as a tribute to the pioneering spirit of the organization's founders.  
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“Brain Burps and Beyond” Conference on Brain Health June 4
Focus on How the Brain and Memory Work, How to Maintain Your Brain™

We encourage all Americans to live brain-healthy lifestyles and are hosting a half-day conference, "Brain Burps and Beyond," Saturday, June 4, for everyone interested in how the brain and memory work, and how to live a brain-healthy lifestyle.  
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Bankers Life and Casualty Raises Funds, Awareness Through
“Forget Me Not Days”

Bankers Life and Casualty Company volunteers raised more than $70,000 in Chicago and 75 communities across the country over Mother's Day weekend to benefit the Alzheimer's Association in the company's annual "Forget Me Not Days"® event. 
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Join us in taking steps to end Alzheimer’s!
10 Memory Walks from June – October, from Rockford to Carbondale

Register now for one or more Memory Walks on weekends from June through October, in 10 communities throughout the chapter service area. 
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Save-the-Date―Third AnnualFamily Caregiver Conference:  Support for Families Living with Memory Loss” November 12

We invite Alzheimer caregivers to the Third Annual Family Conference on Saturday, November 12, at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare in Rosemont.
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Illinois Legislative Update
Read about the bills the Association authored, initiated and advanced since January, including a bill to name November as Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month in Illinois. 
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News-Tips: Click here to read more

  • Alzheimer’s Association Safe Return® Celebrates 12th Anniversary
  • PSA Featuring Barbra Streisand and Peter Falk Encourages Support of Alzheimer Research and Care
  • Healthcare Professionals Invited to 13th Annual Dementia Care Conference July 26-29 in Chicago
  • Association Convenes First International Conference on Prevention of Dementia
  • Association to Publish New Research Journal
  • “Power Players” Charity Fashion Show June 25 in Chicago


Thank You – Workplace Giving Rewarding

We sincerely thank all who contribute through Community Health Charities of Illinois workplace giving programs. 
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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, Carbondale, 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, not-for-profit 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.  Our vision is a world without Alzheimer’s.  Our dual mission is to eliminate Alzheimer’s through advancement of research and to enhance care and support for people with Alzheimer's, their families and caregivers.


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