Tag: Alzheimer’s

A young professional organization with one goal in mind: end Alzheimer's.

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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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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Caregiver Resources

As November comes to a close, we wanted to send a special thank you to the family caregivers who dedicate their time taking care of those affected by Alzheimer’s disease. Caregiving for a loved one can be overwhelming and drastically affect the life of a caregiver. 2016 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures The Alzheimer’s Association, Central Ohio Chapter…
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Relieving Guilt Through Action

To continue in the theme of Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month, one of our members, Annie Hutter, shares an incredible, honest look into the effects the disease has had on her and her family on a very personal level as well as how getting involved in the fight to end Alzheimer’s with the Junior Committee…
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The Man Who Wasn’t There: What Exactly is Alzheimer’s Disease?

In this post from Dogwood Forest Assisted Living Community, we explore how the deterioration of the brain through Alzheimer’s begins to affect personality and who an individual is. This is a repost from Dogwood Forest where it was originally shared by Kia Crawford on their blog in April 2016. About Kia: Kia Crawford graduated magna cum…
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Millennial Generation Moon Shot

As a millennial, how can you help find a cure for Alzheimer’s disease? One of our members, James Balch, challenges our generation to take action toward ending Alzheimer’s.     About James: James is an active member of the Junior Committee. Professionally, he is a consultant for Pemco & Co, LLC. His aunt suffers from Alzheimer’s…
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