Today is National Memory Screening Day (Tuesday Nov 16th)

Posted November 16, 2010
The Alzheimer's Foundation of America is sponsoring a National Memory Screening Day today.  Community sites nationwide will offer free, confidential memory screenings and educational materials to the public. Visit their website here to find a place near you!
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Free Webinar on Improving Senior Eye Health

Posted November 15, 2010
  The National Council on Aging (NCOA) is sponsoring a free webinar this week that will help older adults see well for a lifetime. Date: November 18, 2010 Time: 1:30 PM ET - 2:20 PM ET Glaucoma, diabetic eye disease, low vision, age-related macular degeneration, dry eye, cataracts—how well do older adults in your community understand these conditions and how to prevent them? Discover what you and your organization can do to promote senior eye health. Speaker: Neyal Ammary-Risch, MPH, CHES, director of the National Eye Health Education Program at the National Eye Institute, part of the National Institutes of Health Discover: ...
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Volunteers needed to raise money for the Alzheimer's Association

Posted November 5, 2010
If you’re free on Thursday, December 9th, the Greater Illinois Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association is seeking volunteers to help them collect donations at their Charity Drive at Union Station. We’ll be there from 7:30am to 6pm, so if you could help for a few hours, please let Amanda know! Amanda Bogdanski|Event Specialist| Alzheimer's Association - Greater Illinois Chapter| 8430 W. Bryn Mawr, Suite 800| Chicago, IL 60631|847-779-6952|773-444-0930 | amanda.bogdanski (at)
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Senior Living Advisor celebrates her daughter’s wedding

Posted November 2, 2010
Congratulations to Nancy Siegel and her whole family on the wedding of her daughther Becky.  She was able to help Becky pull off a beautiful wedding while still helping many families find assisted living in the Chicagoland area, not an easy feat! We wish the best to the bride and groom (Becky & Jack) and of course to Nancy and her husband Shaul.  Her other daughter is engaged so she will be doing this all over again very soon! Mazel Tov! The new bride and groom.... Nancy giving a wonderful speech about Becky Nancy and I on the dance floor!
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November is National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month for 2010

Posted November 1, 2010
In honor of National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month this November, I wanted to let you know about the upcoming ways you can support the Alzheimer’s Association. Casual for a Cause We are asking supporters to go Casual for a Cause at their workplace to raise funds and awareness for Alzheimer’s. For a week or selected day(s), employees could dress down or wear jeans in exchange for a small donation (usually $5) to the Alzheimer's Association. If you would like to participate, please complete the attached form.  Download CFAC Introduction Letter and Registration Form - 11.2010 A complete information packet and ...
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