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Book Suggestion: A Minor by Margaret Philbrick

A few months ago I went to a book signing for my friend’s debut novel, A Minor: A Novel of Love, Music & Memory. The author, Margaret Philbrick, is a both a writing friend (she’s on the board of the Redbud Writers Guild) and a fellow member at Church of the Resurrection (though she’s been there much, much longer than I). 243 more words

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Alzheimer’s : Gender Disparities

Alzheimer’s impacts women differently

Alzheimer’s, a disease that causes a degeneration in cognitive functioning, including memory and thought processing skills, is affecting 5 million Americans according to 2014 stats from the Alzheimer’s Association. 359 more words

Alzheimer's Disease

A Secret Weapon for a Tough Battle

Melanie Chavin of the Alzheimer’s Association, Greater Illinois Chapter, says Alzheimer’s Disease can be hard to talk about—hard to talk about and hard to cope with. 286 more words

Chicago

The Blessing

Today, I got to spend a few hours with Mom at lunch time. I got a call late last night, that she was sick at dinner time and I wanted to see how she was doing today. 1,092 more words

Family

How To Benefit From Donating A Car To Charity

By Amy E. Feldman

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Donating your old car to charity can be both generous and tax beneficial – if done correctly.

Among the most perplexing ads are the ones that ask you to donate your car to the Alzheimer’s Society. 160 more words

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National Caregiver Month: Honor a caregiver

In addition to being National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month, November is National Caregiver Month. It’s only fitting for those of us who have cared for a loved one with dementia that these two recognition events occur in the same month. 124 more words

Awareness & Activism

Why Now Is The Best Time To Grow Old: Hilarity for Charity

Alzheimer’s, millennials, comedy and Seth Rogen…words you don’t expect to read in the same sentence.

That is unless you are reading about Hilarity for Charity… 76 more words

100 Reasons