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Barb's Buzz - It Was a New York City Minute

I must admit that Alzheimer`s disease is not the best traveling partner.  However, I have it, so it travels with me wherever I go.

When my husband, Dan, and I decided to take a trip to New York City recently, we contacted Dan`s brother and his partner, and Dan`s cousin and his wife to be our travel companions.  262 more words

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Assisted Living Week 2015: Las Villas Del Norte Gets Creative, Fulfills Dreams

Assisted Living Week—which starts on Grandparents Day each year—is the perfect time for communities across the country to raise awareness of Assisted Living services and honor members of their community. 393 more words


Why I Walk Wednesday with Jennifer Chavez

Everywhere I go, I run into people who have a personal connection with Alzheimer’s disease. While I am certainly more aware of the disease these days having now been employed with the Alzheimer’s Association going on 7 years, it wasn’t always this way. 478 more words

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The End of Alzheimer's Starts With Us!

On Sunday October 4, 2015, the Epsilon Mu chapter of Sigma Kappa participated in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s, located at Cosmopolitan Park. Gerontology with an emphasis on Alzheimer’s research is one of Sigma Kappa’s core philanthropies. 187 more words

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Laughs to Remember: An Alzheimer's benefit full of antics with WGN-TV's own

Tracy Hoover organized Laughs to Remember, a stand-up comedy event whose proceeds will go toward the Greater Illinois Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association. WGN-TV Anchors Mike Toomey, Pat Tomasulo, Ana Belaval and Producer Jeff Hoover will all be showing off their wisecracks on Saturday, October 24th at… 13 more words

Dean Richards' Sunday Morning

It's a Fabulous Fall Saturday!

Fall is definitely in the air! The temperature and landscape has changed so much in just a week. You notice how everyone is feeling the change. 588 more words

Do you remember the day you were born?

Do you remember the day you were born?

My mom asks me this question almost every year on my birthday. My response has always been “yes!”, followed by some fictional memory of the day. 617 more words