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FDA Hears Crushing Impact of Alzheimer’s

President and CEO Update: Alzheimer’s Association This message is sent to all Alzheimer’s Association and Alzheimer’s Impact Movement board members, all Alzheimer’s Association staff, and volunteers and supporters of AIM and the Alzheimer’s Association. Last week, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) heard the heart-wrenching personal stories of individuals whose lives have been devastated byContinue reading “FDA Hears Crushing Impact of Alzheimer’s”

MHA Releases Update on 2020 Annual Conference

As we entered 2020, Mental Health America (MHA) was gearing up for yet another amazing Annual Conference in June in the heart of Washington, DC. The venue, programs and speakers were all in place to make it one of the best events yet. Then our entire world literally changed in weeks as the COVID-19 pandemic raced acrossContinue reading “MHA Releases Update on 2020 Annual Conference”

Forefront’s Virtual Summit is Next Week!

Join Forefront and 1000 of your peers from across Illinois next Wednesday, June 24, for our inaugural virtual summit: Solidarity & Resilience. Our lineup of nationally-recognized leaders will share their insights and experiences for how we may continue advancing racial equity, building solidarity, and actualizing sustained change! As a reminder, the summit is FREE for all operating nonprofits. Speakers include:Continue reading “Forefront’s Virtual Summit is Next Week!”

Alzheimer’s Association Releases Policy Recommendations to Improve the State and Federal Response to COVID-19 in Long-term Care Settings.

The Alzheimer’s Association is actively working to pursue recommendations which have not yet been implemented or fully implemented here in Illinois. The ICRN will keep you updated as the work continues. Alzheimers Association COVID19 LTC Policy Recommendations