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 MondayMonday 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. Ben, who is in the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease, and his wife Robin.  They will share with us, in their words, their experiences from the time leading up to the diagnosis, to today. Their story was developed as part of Northwestern’s Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer’s Disease Storytelling Program. Their presentation will be followed by ample time for questions and answers. A big thanks to our generous sponsors, the Alzheimer’s Association, for providing the event space, as well as food and refreshments. Please note: a security check-in is required at the Concierge desk located on the first floor.  Allow extra time. Parking passes will be available at the event for $12.00 cash if you park in the Michigan Plaza parking garage.  Information/Directions to the Michigan Plaza parking will follow.  If you are interested in carpooling (giving or receiving a ride), please let us know and we will try to connect you with another Chicago Bridge member if possible.  The Alzheimer’s Association is located in the Loop, within walking distance of numerous CTA Buses, the Lake Red Line Stop, the State/Lake Green, Orange, Pink, and Purple Line Stop, the Randolph/Wabash Brown Line Stop, and the Metra.

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