Archive for September 2012

Packers - Seahawks Debacle: The Moral of the Story for Caregivers

You don’t have to be a Green Bay Packers fan – or even a football fan – to feel bad for the Packers after their loss to the Seattle Seahawks last night. After what some experts are agreeing was the worst call in NFL history, even a Bears fan like me feels a sense of... Read more »

When I am an Alzheimer’s advocate, I shall wear purple…

This Friday, September 21st is World Alzheimer’s Day. What, you say? Alzheimer’s disease doesn’t just have a “national” day – it’s actually got a “world” day? That’s right. And it should, considering that according to the Alzheimer’s Association, 35 million people around the world and their families are affected by Alzheimer’s disease or a related... Read more »

Attention Chicago Caregivers: Check Out Senior Fest 2012!

One of my fondest memories of my time working for the Alzheimer’s Association was when I’d have the opportunity to set up a booth at a health expo. Equipped with my brochures, booklets, and eager self, I truly enjoyed sharing information with families who wanted to know more about Alzheimer’s disease and helping them locate... Read more »