Alzheimer’s Disease: Period Pain Drug Cures Symptoms In Mice, New Research Shows

BY SEERAT CHABBA @ International Business Times The incurable Alzheimer’s disease may now have a cure. A new research by the University of Manchester shows that the most common form of dementia can be fully cured with an anti-inflammatory drug, commonly used for period pain. Almost 7.5 million new cases of Alzheimer’s — a disease that causes […]

What is Brain Health? Laugh Lines

This past weekend members of the Chicago Bridge leadership core along with professionals from numerous aging organizations and community members joined together to engage their brains through story telling. The audience was guided through stories and memories from seven story tellers who took listeners on international adventures, humorous everyday moments and brought childhood memories to […]

Welcome New Chicago Bridge Leadership Core!

We are so excited to introduce the brand new members of the Chicago Bridge Leadership Core who will serve from 2016 – 2018. We look forward to introducing our members to our new leadership core at our upcoming events! Events Director: Cynthia Germain University & Professionals Liaison: Richard Juarez Sr. Social Media Director: Katie Janak Communications Director: Christine Flynn […]

2016 Event Planning Survey

We are rapidly approaching a new year and with that comes our annual January planning meeting.  Look for an email invitation to come your way in the near future with specific details on date, time and location.  All members are welcome to attend! In order to best serve you, our members, we would like to […]

NOVEMBER CHICAGO BRIDGE EVENT: “One Couple’s Story: Reflections on a Journey Through Alzheimer’s Disease”

“One Couple’s Story: Reflections on a Journey Through Alzheimer’s Disease” When:  Wednesday, November, 18th, 6 to 8 pm Where:  Alzheimer’s Association National Office, Contact Center 225 N. Michigan Avenue, 18th Floor, Chicago, IL, 60601 **Please RSVP by Monday, Monday November 16th to Madeline Schork at** For this event, we will hear from a couple whose life has been impacted by Alzheimer’s disease. […]

In Case You Missed It: October Volunteer Event with HOME

On Wednesday October 21, Chicago Bridge hosted a volunteer event with Housing Opportunities and Maintenance for the Elderly (H.O.M.E.) in the Pat Crowley House. The house accommodates 12 seniors who need assistance with daily living tasks, four resident assistants, and one family an intergenerational community. The event was coordinated by Paula Plathe and Anne West […]

MMAI Explained: Have Questions? We’ve Got Answers

Please consider joining us for what is sure to be an interesting and educational event regarding the changes to Medicare & Medicaid for older adults. Networking + free food included! When: August 17th, 2015 Where: Chicago Dept of Family and Supportive Services (1615 W Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL) Complimentary Parking is available behind the building […]