Planning activities for people with Alzheimer’s

Here is some information from the National Institute on Aging that may be of help. Doing things we enjoy gives us pleasure and adds meaning to our lives. People with Alzheimer's disease need to be active and do things they…

Healthy Brain Initiative Road Map

NADRC Webinar: Healthy Brain Initiative Road Map - State and Local Public Health Partnerships to Address Dementia Tuesday, December 18, 2018, 2:00-3:00 PM ET Register for the Webinar The 2018-2023 Road Map is informed by four Essential Services of Public…

Does Alzheimer’s Run in Your Family

From the National Institute on Aging... Families have many things in common, including their genes, environment, and lifestyle. Together, these things may offer clues to diseases, like Alzheimer’s, that can run in a family. A doctor may ask the patient…

Evanston Library Memory Café

Please join the Evanston Library, SASI, and Chicago Center for Cognitive Wellness for a Memory Café. Date:     Saturday, November 17 from 1pm until 3pm  Place:   Evanston Library, 1703 Orrington Avenue, Evanston, IL  Falcon Room--3rd Floor Memory Cafés are enrichment opportunities for…

The Healthy Brain Initiative’s (HBI) State and Local Public Health Partnerships to Address Dementia, The 2018-2023 Road Map

From the CDC's Division of Population Health: The third in a series of public health road maps was just released this week.  It is entitled  The Healthy Brain Initiative’s (HBI) State and Local Public Health Partnerships to Address Dementia, The 2018-2023…

New Website for Older Latino Adults with Cognitive Concerns and Caregivers

Below is a message from Yadira Montoya, MSPH, Senior Community Engagement Coordinator at the Rush Alzheimer's Disease Center Here is information about a new bilingual resource that may be helpful for the Latino older adults and caregivers. Health professional who works…

What’s the connection between Alzheimer’s and Down Syndrome?

A message from the National Institute on Aging... Many, but not all, people with Down syndrome develop Alzheimer’s disease when they get older. Scientists are conducting basic studies, biomarker studies, and clinical trials to better understand why some people with…

Help prevent falls in people with Alzheimer’s

Here is a message from the National Institute on Aging:   People with Alzheimer’s may not see as well as they used to, making it a problem to navigate around the house safely. Here are some changes you can make…

Alzheimer’s and dementia research needs you!

The following is a message from the National Institute on Aging:   Alzheimer’s and related dementias clinical trials nationwide are looking for volunteers just like you! Many people say participating in a clinical trial is a way to play a…

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Alzheimer’s and Dementia in Libraries: How we Support Patrons and their Care Partners

The following information was provided by Jill Skwerski, Community Engagement Librarian at the Evanston Public Library:   Please join us for the next Community Engagement Networking Group meeting, to be held Thursday, November 8, 9:30-11:30am at the Naperville Public Library,…