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 […]

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 madeline.schork@gmail.com** For this event, we will hear from a couple whose life has been impacted by Alzheimer’s disease. […]

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 […]

Save the Date: The Annual Planning Meeting!

What does 2015 hold for the Chicago Bridge?   Bring your ideas to the Annual Planning Meeting to give your input! Chicago Bridge members will brainstorm future events and share ideas on where to take the Chicago Bridge into the New Year. Please join us! Our generous sponsor, The Terraces at The Clare, will once again provide a 5-star food experience with dinner and wine provided. The event will be […]

How Much Does Diet Impact Cognitive Health and Behavior?

For quite some time reports have been surfacing linking diet to a variety of physical diseases. It has become commonplace to hear about the rise of digestive problems, food allergies, several types of cancers, heart disease, diabetes and high blood pressure being a result of specific foods or the lack of specific foods in our […]