ALZNewsJuly-December2011
 Spring 2013
Being a Healthy Caregiver caregiver  
As a caregiver, you may find yourself with so many responsibilities that you neglect taking good care of yourself. But the best thing you can do for the person you are caring for is stay physically and emotionally strong. Here's how:
  • See the doctor
  • Get moving
  • Eat well
10th Annual Round to Remember Golf Tournament Scheduled for  
May 3, 2013Golf

 

Golfers participate in this annual charity golf tournament with dinner and awards ceremony to support Alzheimer's Research and Programs.

Last year, more than 24 sponsors and 150 golfers participated in the tournament while raising over $49,000 to support Alzheimer's Association Research and Programs.

 

How can my company participate?

  • Be a corporate sponsor of Round to Remember (see sponsorship opportunities form) 
  • Captain a foursome in the tournament
  • Encourage employees to form teams and participate in the tournament

Helpful Links  

-Alzheimer's Association Greater Richmond Chapter 

-Tournament Information 

-Video of Past Tournament 

-The Hollows Golf Club 

 

 

 

Upcoming Education ProgramsEducation

 

Living with Alzheimer's and Dementia:  The Moderate Stage Series - for Caregivers

April 2, 16 and 30

6 pm - 7 pm

Spring Arbor of Salisbury, 14001 Turnberry Lane, Midlothian, VA 23113

 

See more education programs here.

 

Support Groupssupportgroups
 
Get the emotional support you need. Click here to find local support groups.


Advocacy Dayadvocacyday

 

Join us as we storm Capitol Hill on Wednesday, April 24. Tell Legislators why additional federal funding for Alzheimer's care and research programs is urgently needed. Call 804-967-2580 for more information. 

 

Learn more here.

  

Stay Connected!stayconnected

 

4600 Cox Road, Ste 130

Glen Allen, VA 23060

Phone: 804.967.2580

24/7 Helpline:

800-272-3900

www.alz.org/grva 

 

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Greetings!
 
Welcome to the Alzheimer's Association Greater Richmond Chapter's e-newsletter. This quarterly publication is meant to keep you up-to-date on issues and events in the fight against Alzheimer's disease.

 
Latest Facts and Figuresfacts
 
Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures 2013 
Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures 2013
 
Facts and Figures, an annual report released by the Alzheimer's Association, reveals the burden of Alzheimer's and dementia on individuals, caregivers, government and the nation's healthcare system. READ MORE HERE...

 


 The Longest Day®longestday 

 

 

Join us on June 21, 2013 for The Longest Day®, as together we honor those living with Alzheimer's disease and their caregivers. Organize a team for this sunrise-to-sunset event and raise funds and awareness for Alzheimer's care, support and research. READ MORE HERE...     

 

 
President Obama Includes Alzheimer's in the State of the Union stateofunion

   
In his first State of the Union address of his second term, President Barack Obama spoke of the need for "investments in science and innovation," with a specific reference to Alzheimer's disease. The Alzheimer's Association applauds the president for underscoring the critical need for medical research and demonstrating that addressing Alzheimer's disease is a national priority.

READ MORE HERE...

 
2013 Walk to End Alzheimer's Walk
  
Walk to End 
Walk to End Alzheimer's is the Alzheimer's Association's signature nationwide fund-raising event. Each fall, tens of thousands of people walk together to increase awareness of the disease and the courage of those facing its daily challenges.

Become part of the group of individuals, corporations and organizations that are proud to lead the fight against Alzheimer's disease. Enjoy entertainment, refreshments, and fun for the whole family.    

  

Form a team or walk alone. Call Sandy Grady at 804-967-2517 or e-mail sandy.grady@alz.org for more information. Walk To End Alzheimer's 2013 will be held at the following locations.       

 

To Register and/or Donate: 

 

 
Alzheimer's Association