Only one more day to get the early-bird ticket rate of $25 to attend Rhythm & Vines from 7-10 p.m. Friday, July 29 at Warwick Valley Winery. Don't miss this great event with live music by Side by Side, a live and silent auction and award-winning wines! Visit http://www.alzhudsonvalley.org/rhythm-and-vines.html
Locust Grove Estate in Poughkeepsie is the site of a Wellness Retreat for people with early- to middle-stage Alzheimer's and their family caregivers from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 19. Activities include garden and mansion tours, music and art therapy and caregiver massage. Call Joan Carl at 800.272.3900 if you're interested to RSVP by July 15.
Want to help get more government support for Alzheimer's caregivers and research to find a cure? Learn how to become an advocate! There's an Advocacy 101 class June 14 at the Alzheimer's Association office in Purchase. Visit alz.org/hudsonvalley to learn more.
CONNECT THE DOTS: In the US, 1 in 3 seniors dies with Alzheimer's or another dementia. Alzheimer's has risen 68% from 2000 to 2010. Do you think there might be a link to the proliferation of wireless technologies? It is projected that the prevalence will nearly quadruple in the next 50 years. Women are at the epicenter of the Alzheimer's epidemic (68% and with EHS, they make up 67%). WEBSITE: http://www.alz.org/alzheimers_disease_facts_and_figures.asp#quickFacts
Team Save Ferris Walk to End Alzheimer's Fundraising Update: Thanks to generous donations to our Team Save Ferris Walk to End Alzheimer's. We are now one step closer to reaching our $4,000 fundraising goal. As of Today: 05-31-13: We have $3730 to go! If you or some one you know who who would like to help us reach our fundraising goal please make your tax deductible donation using this link: http://act.alz.org/goto/lindsayferrismartin