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Alzheimer’s Association, Central Ohio Chapter | Winter Newsletter

The latest edition of the Alzheimer’s Association, Central Ohio Chapter features our signature fundraiser, RivALZ, as well as members celebrating at the Paint the Night Purple Gala!

Brain Awareness Week

In honor of Brain Awareness Week, we posed some questions to AlzScience blogger and JC member Maya Gosztyla. We hope you enjoy learning something new about our most powerful organ! Q: What can I do to improve my brain health and/or reduce my risk of developing Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia? A:Many people assume…
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Volunteering with the Junior Committee

Why do we volunteer? One of the core features of the Junior Committee is our commitment to volunteering. Each month, we take time out of our busy schedules to spend time with Central Ohio community members who have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease and other forms of dementia. Many residents do not have family who…
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BVB 2017 Recap!

The 2017 Blondes vs Brunettes game took place Saturday June 24, 5pm at St Francis De Sales High School. After many months of planning, co-chairs Jena Callahan and Kaitlin Watterson, got to see all of their hard work pay off. This year set records across the board: – 53 participants – 360 people in the…
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Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month

June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month, and the Alzheimer’s Association® needs you to get involved and raise awareness about Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Everyone who has a brain is at risk to develop Alzheimer’s, a disease that is often misunderstood. Did you know: Alzheimer’s is fatal. It kills more than breast and prostate…
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Member Spotlight | April

Our April member spotlight is shining on Maya Gosztyla, who has been involved with the Junior Committee for close to 2 years. Maya is an undergraduate student at Ohio State University studying Neuroscience and Molecular Genetics and is currently serving as the President of Buckeyes Against Alzheimer’s, an undergraduate organization at OSU that focuses on awareness and…
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Member Spotlight | March

Kirsti Osborne, our March member spotlight, has been involved with the Junior Committee for over 2 years. She works as a Clinical Helpline Coordinator at the Alzheimer’s Association and loves doing what she can to help End Alzheimer’s Disease. See more on Kirsti below: Where are you from? Pickerington, Ohio Profession/Current Position? Clinical Helpline Coordinator at the…
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2017 BVB Co-Chairs: Behind the Scenes Dream Team

Planning for Blondes vs. Brunettes Columbus 2017 is well underway and the BVB Co-Chairs are kicking butt & taking names as they gear up for the Junior Committee’s signature fundraising event, which benefits that Alzheimer’s Association, Central Ohio Chapter. The 2017 BVB Co-Chairs, Jena Callahan & Kaitlin Watterson began preparation for this event in November and have…
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Millennial: not just another dirty word.

Millennial has become a dirty word. Millennial motions key words like entitled, inpatient, narcissistic, self-interested, unfocused, lazy. My experience with this generation since moving to Columbus, Ohio has been quite the opposite.  I think much of the unsettled nature in the workplace comes from the need to have purpose. Young people want to not only…
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