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November 23, 2013
Special Report: Dementia often leaves patients and families at a loss
Richard Apple, licensed clinical social worker for the Greater Illinois Chapter, lends his insights in this Rockford Register Star story.

November 6, 2013
Chicago conference provides guidance, support for Alzheimer's caregivers Beverly Kimmons, Director, Diversity Initiatives, discusses an important offering for caregivers in this Chicago Tribune feature.

October 17, 2013
Lombard man completes 'emotional' Alzheimer's walk to Atlanta Alzheimer's advocate Bill Glass is featured in The Daily Herald's article.

October 11, 2013
Interacting with and understanding loved ones with Alzheimer's Melissa Tucker, Senior Manager, Helpline, is interviewed for Chicago Tribune's Primetime section.

September 21, 2013
Rockfordian to share dad’s Alzheimer’s struggle with walkers Rockford Walk to End Alzheimer's spokesperson Guy Galloway talks about his father's dementia in this Rockford Register-Star article.

September 19, 2013
Naperville Walk to End Alzheimer's committee member and a volunteer speak about their personal connections with the disease in this Daily Herald piece.

September 18, 2013
'Go with the flow' is woman's advice for dealing with dementia. Springfield Walk to End Alzheimer's spokespersons Bill and Jan Dever talk about how their lives have been impacted by Alzheimer's in the Springfield Journal-Register story.

September 9, 2013
Couple sets out on public fight against Alzheimer’s. North Shore Walk to End Alzheimer's spokespersons Michael Folio and Cheryl Levin-Folio are interviewed in The Southtown Star's story.

September 5, 2013
Jocelyn Lamartina, Manager, Special Events, talks about upcoming Walks to End Alzheimer's in this broadcast.

February 6, 2013
Heather Mulder, Manager of Education and Outreach for the Chapter, is interviewed in The Pantagraph’s story
Bags of familiar objects help those with dementia to reduce anxiety

February 5, 2013
The Daily Herald featured Alzheimer’s Association seeks volunteers for Illinois Action Summit

January 25, 2013
Alzheimer’s Association Greater Illinois Chapter Junior Board Member Leah Drew is interviewed in the Chicago Tribune
piece Young caregivers have outlets to aid the cause

January 22, 2013
Manager of Support Services Stephanie Herro is featured in the Windy City Times' article
Alzheimer's support group addressing LGBTs' needs

January 14, 2013
Lauren Levin, education and outreach manager in Lake, Kendall and DuPage counties for the Chapter, speaks in the Lake County Journal
story Alzheimer’s caregivers improve life for patients

December 20, 2012
The Midwest Young Artists’ 20th anniversary celebration raised funds for our organization in this story from Pioneer Press
Midwest Young Artists marks 20 years

December 17, 2012
The Rockford Register-Star featured our annual fundraiser, now in its 10th year Artists needed for Alzheimer's Association event

For more information, contact Kaylin Risvold, Public Relations and Social Media Specialist, at krisvold@alz.org.

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