University of Kansas School of Social Welfare recently announced the 2018-2019 Margo Awards! The Margo Awards are named for Margaret Schutz Gordon, Professor Emeritus who served with distinction as Professor and Director of Field Education at KU School of Social Work from 1970 to 1983. The Alzheimer's Association - Heart of America Chapter staff is SO PROUD of Karen Clond, Staff Dementia Care Specialist (right in the photo), who was given the "Excellence in Field Instruction" Margo Award. Karen was nominated by the Heart of America Chapter staff intern, Amy Wright (left in photo). Congratulations Karen Clond - we are honored to have you on staff!
The Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer care, support and research. Our mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. Our vision is a world without Alzheimer's. For more information, visit www.alz.org.