Now What? Next Steps After a Diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease

An Alzheimer’s diagnosis can be overwhelming, and it may be hard to know what to do. Now What? Next Steps After a Diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease, an online checklist (available in English and Spanish) from the National Institute on Aging,…

Alzheimer’s Disease and Down Syndrome

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 Down syndrome develop dementia while others do not,…

CATCH-ON Online Educational Modules are Available!

CATCH-ON collaborators and partners, in consultation with the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), older adults, family caregivers, and technical experts, developed online education modules for health and aging professionals and for lay learners that is person-centered and appropriate for…

International Alzheimer’s expert June Andrews speaks at Concordia University Chicago

Concordia University Chicago’s Center for Gerontology hosted a lecture by June Andrews, Fellow of the Royal College of Nursing of the United Kingdom Stirling University, Scotland. The event was held on Tuesday, June 28, at 2 p.m., in Christopher Center,…

2016 Webinar Series: Caring for Individuals with Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias – Save the Date!

Resources for Integrated Care is a contract through the Medicare-Medicaid Coordination Office (MMCO) that supports providers in their efforts to deliver more integrated, coordinated care to Medicare-Medicaid enrollees. The Resources for Integrated Care develops technical assistance and actionable tools based on…

2016 Alzheimer’s Association Illinois Survey

260,000. That’s the number of Illinois residents who will be living with Alzheimer’s by 2025. Share your views on Alzheimer’s programs and services from the State of Illinois. The statistics surrounding Alzheimer’s are too immense to sit quietly by. By…

2016 Alzheimer’s Association Research Symposium

When: Tuesday, October 11, 2016, 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Where: Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, Illinois The Alzheimer's Association, Greater Illinois Chapter invites you to join us for the 2016 Annual Research Symposium. This full-day Symposium will…