News You Can Use: Key Partners & Organizations

Alzheimer’s Association, National Partner The Alzheimer’s Association® is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Founded in 1980 by a group of family caregivers and individuals interested in research, the Association includes its headquarters in Chicago, a public policy office in Washington, D.C., and a presence in communities across the country.…Read more »

Eating Leafy Greens Each Day Tied to Sharper Memory, Slower Decline

February 5, 20185:00 AM ET ALLISON AUBREY Meredith Miotke for NPR To age well, we must eat well. There has been a lot of evidence that heart-healthy diets help protect the brain. The latest good news: A study recently published in Neurology finds that healthy seniors who had daily helpings of leafy green vegetables —…Read more »

Changing The Way We Look At Dementia 

By Judith Graham FEBRUARY 8, 2018 Come join us on Feb. 13 from 12:30 to 2 p.m. ET for a live discussion about improving care and services for people with dementia and supporting caregivers. RSVP here.    Navigating Aging focuses on medical issues and advice associated with aging and end-of-life care, helping America’s 45 million seniors and…Read more »

Upcoming Events!

  Rethink, Refresh, Recharge: A Half Day Learning Retreat for Caregivers Saturday, April 14, 2018 | 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. | Springfield Location: Scheels – 3801 S MacArthur Blvd, Springfield, IL 62711 Join us for an exciting educational event for caregivers coping with memory loss and or Alzheimer’s disease. Strategize on your challenges and…Read more »

Real People… Real Stories

Georgia’s Story Georgia (far right) with her mom and sisters Lisa (left) and Jennifer. Thank you for this incredible opportunity to share our experiences and gain comfort and support from each other. I’d like to tell you about my Mom, Janice (pronounced Ja-niece). The experience of caring for her in the last years of her…Read more »

Can this new drug slow the progression of Alzheimer’s?

Alzheimer’s researchers have almost gotten used to having their hopes dashed when a promising drug fails to live up to its potential in clinical trials. But now a new therapy is injecting fresh optimism into the field, and the results are prompting scientists to say it’s the best news they’ve seen for treating this deadly…Read more »