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Information and Public Awareness

Quarterly Newsletter
Memory Matters, the Chapter newsletter, includes articles on caregiving strategies, research, public advocacy and the calendar of Chapter events.

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Speakers Bureau
The Heart of America Chapter provides a representative to speak on behalf of the Alzheimer's Association to companies, civic organizations, faith communities, and other venues including those associated with Community Health Charities and corporate campaigns of the United Way. To request a speaker or to volunteer to speak on behalf of the Alzheimer's Association, please email or call 913-831-3888.


Upcoming Events


March 30 - The Role of Activities in Cultural Change
This workshop discusses the philosophy behind activities and offers numerous examples of ways to incorporate these activities in day to day life. 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. at St. Joseph Hospital. Call 913-831-3888 or for details.


April 5 - April 26: Redefining Me in Topeka, KS
A 4-part discussion about the process of diagnosis, risk factors, symptoms revealed in the disease and current treatments. Call 785-271-1844 or for details.


April 14 - Alzheimer's and Aging with Intellectual Disabilities
An overview of how Alzheimer's manifests in persons experiencing intellectual disabilities such as Down's Syndrome. Call 785-271-1844 or for details.