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Still Alice - Indiana Release Dates

The rolling release of anticipated film, Still Alice, is in select theatres across Indiana. The film tells the story of Alice Howland, a renowned linguistics professor, mother and wife who is diagnosed with younger-onset Alzheimer's. It's our hope that Still Alice brings further awareness to Alzheimer's and breaks the stigma associated with the disease. Watch the trailer above.    

NOW PLAYING IN SELECT CITIES:
Avon - Shiloh Crossing 18
Bedford - Bedford 7
Bloomington - Showplace 11
Carmel - Village Park Cinema 17
Columbus - Showplace 12, Yes Cinema
Elkhart - Encore Park 14  
Fort Wayne - Carmike 20, Jefferson Point 18
Greenwood - Greenwood 14
Indianapolis - AMC Castleton 14, Galaxy Stadium 14, Keystone Art Cinema, Showplace 12 Traders Point, Showplace 12 Washington Square, Showplace Indianapolis 17
Kokomo - Showplace 12
Marion - Showplace 12
Merrillville - Showplace 12 Hobart
Mishawaka - Movies 14
Muncie - Showplace 12
Noblesville - Hamilton 16 + IMAX  
Plainfield - Metropolis 18
Portage - Portage 16 + IMAX
Richmond - Richmond Cinemas 11
Schererville - Showplace 12, Showplace 16
South Bend - Showplace 16  
Terre Haute - Showplace 12  

Join us for a Walk to End Alzheimer's Volunteer Kickoff Party!


Come out and learn more about our Walk planning committee, and meet other individuals who are passionate about the fight to end Alzheimer's. We’ll have food, fun and an opportunity to expand your role in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease. 

Fort Wayne - Wednesday, Feb. 25, from 4 - 6 p.m.
Alzheimer's Association - Fort Wayne Office
6324 Constitution Drive, Fort Wayne

Indianapolis - Wednesday, Feb. 25, from 4 - 7 p.m.
Alzheimer's Association - Indianapolis Office
50 E. 91st St., Suite 100, Indianapolis

Columbus - Tuesday, Feb. 24, from 5 - 7 p.m.
Chili's Bar & Grill
1079 N. National Road, Columbus 

Kokomo - Thursday, March 12, from 5:30 - 7 p.m.
Harvey Hinklemeyers 
1554 S. Dixon Road, Kokomo

Anderson - Tuesday, March 17, from 5:30 - 7 p.m.
Greek's Pizzeria 
61317 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Anderson

Lafayette - Wednesday, March 25, from 5:30 - 7 p.m.
Scotty's Brewhouse 
352 E. State St., West Lafayette

To register for a Walk in your area, click here.

The Longest Day


On June 21, the Alzheimer’s Association invites you to join us and take one day to make a difference. The Longest Day® is a sunrise-to-sunset event to honor the strength, passion and endurance of those living with Alzheimer’s and their caregivers. Together with your team, spend the longest day of the year doing what you love to help end Alzheimer’s. Register for The Longest Day for $15 by 2/28 to claim your free Team Captain tote! Register online TODAY!

Volunteer Opportunities

Are you interested in assisting families, preparing events, educating the community or helping the Greater Indiana Chapter as needed? Plan to attend an upcoming volunteer orientation via webinar or in-person meeting to learn more about the Alzheimer's Association and ways that you can be involved. Visit alz.org/indiana/volunteer for specific dates and locations. Email IndianaVolunteer@alz.org with any questions.  

Workshops

These workshops provide an opportunity to help those worried about memory loss, navigating caregiving or have questions about local resources. They will consist of education programs and a panel of experts. For more information, or to register, call 800.272.3900.  

Lafayette - March 28
IU Arnett
5165 McCarty Lane

Session 1, 9 - 10 a.m.
Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease: The Basics
Effective Communication Strategies  

Session 2, 10:15 - 11:15 a.m.
Know the 10 Signs
Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behavior

Panel Discussion, 11:30 a.m. - Noon

Bloomington - April 24
Ivy Tech Main Campus
200 Daniels Way

Session 1, 9 - 10 a.m.
Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease: The Basics
Effective Communication Strategies  

Session 2, 10:15 - 11:15 a.m.
Dementia Conversations: Driving, Doctor Visits, Legal & Financial Plans
Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behavior

Panel Discussion, 11:30 a.m. - Noon

Early Investigators Scholarship Program

The Alzheimer’s Association Greater Indiana Chapter is accepting submissions for research projects in Alzheimer’s disease and other related dementias for its Early Investigators Scholarship Program. This program encourages, recognizes and awards promising researchers pursuing projects in basic biomedical, patient-oriented, caregiver, social-behavioral, or any other dementia related study. The scholarship award is open to students enrolled in undergraduate, graduate, or post-doctoral programs in Indiana academic institutions. Congratulations to Lauren Myers, a clinical psychology doctoral student at the University of Indianapolis, who was the inaugural recipient of the 2014 Early Investigators Scholarship Program. Lauren was presented with a check in the amount of $2,500 and her work was recognized at the Alzheimer’s Association Education Conference on April 25, 2014.

Submissions are due Monday, April 6, 2015, to dziegler@alz.org. For a complete list of submission requirements and guidelines, please click here.

Purple Sunday Informational Brunches

Join us for an information brunch to learn more about Purple Sunday and the Alzheimer's Association programs and services on Wednesday, May 6 from 9 - 10 a.m., or Tuesday, May 12 from 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. at our Indianapolis office, located at 50 E. 91st St. in Indianapolis. Please RSVP by April 29, 2015 to Kelly Litster at klitster@alz.org or call 800.272.3900.

Early-Stage Programs

Meet Me at IMA, the Indianapolis Museum of Art program offers participants the opportunity to engage visually with art. During the tour, participants will view and discuss four to five pieces of art in a group conversation. 
 
Make Me at IMA, persons with dementia will have the opportunity to create works of art and express their creativity. For upcoming dates, please call 800.272.3900.
 
Musical Moments, the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra program offers participants the opportunity to engage through music. For upcoming programs, please call 800.272.3900.
 
Care partners are welcomed and encouraged to attend. For more information about these programs and to register, visit http://alz.org/indiana/earlystage or call 800.272.3900. Registration is required to attend all early-stage programs.

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Living with Alzheimer's & Other Dementias

Congratulations to our Voice of a Caregiver writer, Molly Godby! She is an author in Chicken Soup for the Soul: Living with Alzheimer’s & Other Dementias, comprised of essays, stories and poems from people living with Alzheimer's or another dementia, caregivers and affected friends and family members.

To purchase a copy of the book, call 800.272.3900.


 

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