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Over 160 Items Donated to Bid Alzheimer's Goodbye

Get your tickets for March 14th live and silent auction today!

Support from the community has been amazing and auction items are pouring in! Don't miss your chance to win a ten night getaway for two on St Maarten Island, a helmet autographed by Olympic Gold Medalist and Maine native Seth Wescott, a Ray Bourque autographed hockey stick, getaways to The Nonantum and The Bethel Inn Resort, a scenic flight over Mount Desert Island and even an Old Town Kayak! Like our Facebook page to receive updates on more exciting items up for bid! Advance ticket purchase requested before March 12th at or 207.772.0115. 

Maine State House

Calling All Advocates- First Ever Maine State Plan on Alzheimer's to be Released!

The Maine Chapter, State Senator Margaret Craven, the Maine Center for Disease Control and many other community stakeholders are excited to announce the release of the first ever State Plan for Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias in Maine. This collaboration will help guide our response to meeting the needs of families affected by Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias today and on into the next decade. Click here to tell your elected officials that you want them to read this important document! You can also join the Maine Chapter and other advocates in Augusta on March 14th to speak up for the needs and rights of people in Maine with Alzheimer’s disease and their families. For more information contact >>


LegalLegal & Financial Planning Program Offered in Lewiston March 11th

It's important for everyone to plan for the future, but legal plans are especially important for a person with Alzheimer's disease. The sooner planning starts, the more your loved one with dementia may be able to participate. On March 11th at Seniors Plus in Lewiston, the Alzheimer’s Association, Maine Chapter will offer Legal and Financial Planning for Alzheimer’s Disease. This workshop is for anyone who would like to know more about what legal and financial issues to consider and how to put plans in place. For more information or to register contact >>   Also, visit the Maine Chapter Calendar to learn about other upcoming programs being offered! 


Maine Memory Café 

The Memory Café concept originated in England and has been expanding across the world. A Memory Café is a casual social meeting venue for those with progressive memory or cognitive impairment and their caregivers, family and friends. It is an opportunity to provide information, resources and fellowship. Now you can join a Memory Café in Maine! One group meets in Biddeford at the North Dam Mill on the fourth Tuesday of every month at 9:00am and a second has begun meeting at The Woods at Canco in Portland on the second Tuesday at 1:00pm. For more information please contact or >> 

ICAD 2010 speaker - JasonSpring Educational Conferences 

The Alzheimer's Association, Maine Chapter's statewide educational conference will be held on May 2nd at the Holiday Inn by the Bay in Portland. The conference is presented by Woodlands Senior Living/ Cape Memory Care and Home Instead Senior Care and will feature keynote speaker Dr. Paul Raia, Vice President of Clinical Programs at the Alzheimer's Association, MA/NH Chapter. For more information contact >>

In addition, we invite you to join us as we participate in these other upcoming educational conferences! On March 13th, The University of New England's Maine Geriatric Education Center is presenting a free conference, Preparing for the Future: Alzheimer's Disease & Related Dementias, in Freeport.  For more information contact >>  On May 23rd, the Charlotte White Center is presenting a one-day conference, Aging, Dementia, and Developmental Disabilities, at the Spectacular Events Center in Bangor. For more information contact >> 



Legacy Writers Convene in Scarborough 

The Alzheimer's Association, Maine Chapter Legacy Writers Group met for the first time this month. The group seeks to enable those living with dementia to write their life stories for themselves and, if they wish, to share with family and friends.The first meeting featured a writing exercise where participants were asked to document their most memorable storm. New members are still being welcomed! For more information, or to register for this free program, please contact >>

Call 1.800.272.3900 or 1.207.772.0115 for more information regarding the stories featured in this enewsletter, support and services available in your area, or with any questions you may have regarding Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. For dates and locations of upcoming events please visit the Maine Chapter Calendar >>

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About the Alzheimer's Association, Maine Chapter

The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer care, support and research. The Alzheimer's Association, Maine Chapter serves the entire State of Maine from its Scarborough office. There are more than 37,000 families in Maine who are affected by Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia. Our mission is to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research, to provide and enhance care and support for all affected, and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. Our vision is a world without Alzheimer’s.