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Welcome to the Alzheimer’s Association Illinois Chapter media page. This page will help inform members of the media about events going on around our 87-county territory. You will have the opportunity to read through our newsletters, quarterly magazine, current media releases and social media pages. Our communications department can help you develop stories by arranging interviews with experts on Alzheimer’s disease and providing you with the latest information on Alzheimer’s and brain awareness health.

If you are a member of a news or media organization, please feel free to use information from our website in your stories. If you chose to use our information, please include the following:

  • Cite the Alzheimer’s Association Illinois Chapter as the original source
  • Provide your audience with our website address, www.alz.org/illinois
  • Our Helpline number 1.800.272.3900

For information on media partnerships contact Nancy Rainwater at 847.933.2413 or by e-mail nrainwater@alz.org

Our communications department can help you develop stories by arranging interviews with experts on Alzheimer’s disease and providing you with the latest information on Alzheimer’s and brain health.

Story topics may include:

  • Latest Research Trends
  • Maintaining a Healthy Brain and Lifestyle
  • Prevention
  • Alzheimer’s Association latest Facts and Figures
  • Caregiving Tips and Techniques
  • Safety
  • Early Stage Support Services
  • Palliative Care
  • Caregiving Ethics
  • Services Offered by the Alzheimer’s Association
  • Advocacy and Public Policy
  • Spirituality and Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Walk to End Alzheimer’s

We can also help you:

  • Arrange interviews of persons with Alzheimer’s and their caregivers
  • Obtain the latest statistics and Association position statements
  • Get Alzheimer’s Association Journal news releases
  • Provide story ideas
  • Obtain B-roll footage
  • Provide public service announcements

Contact our Communications Department:

Nancy Rainwater

Kaylin Risvold
Vice President, Communications  Senior Manager, Media Relations
nrainwater@alz.org krisvold@alz.org
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