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IWCA Member Breakfast

Wednesday, September 23 | 8–9 a.m. CST

Join us to learn more about your membership in Illinois Women Conquer ALZ and get to know other members. Although this event is geared toward new members, all are welcome to join!

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Woman to Woman: Empowered Caregiving Through Dementia and COVID-19

Wednesday, September 30 | 5-6:30 p.m. CST

Your partner has just been diagnosed with dementia. Now what? There are particular factors to consider regarding estate planning, long term care options, financial considerations, managing a household, and options for when care needs exceed capability. Join IWCA Members and our expert panel for an open and interactive conversation. The discussion will include a legal perspective and case management insights along with advice for caregiving during COVID-19, options when home is no longer an option, and memory care living during a pandemic.

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IWCA Annual Meeting

Wednesday, October 28 - 6–7 p.m. CST

Join us to connect with Illinois Women Conquer ALZ members as we reflect on the past year and look toward 2021.

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Past Events

When Dementia Leads to Drama

This program led by attorney Kerry Peck discussed the situations that families have encountered when a loved one is diagnosed with dementia, and the legal methods that are commonly used to resolve these dilemmas.

Power of Purple

Thanks to all who joined us for Power of Purple on June 14. Together, we raised over $45,000 for Alzheimer’s and dementia care, support and research. Donations are still being accepted at PowerOfPurple20.givesmart.com