Alzheimer’s Assoc. recognizes volunteers, others

If you have a loved one with Alzhemier’s Disease, you know that that the U.P. Chapter of the organization gives information, gives help and now…is giving thanks.

At the recent 15th Annual Caregiver Conference for the Greater Michigan Chapter in the Upper Peninsula Region, the Alzheimer’s Association recognized two individuals and two agencies.

Director Ruth Almen presented the “Alzheimer’s Association 30th anniversary celebration” award to volunteers Sandy Neibauer and Suzanne Morris.

A corporate award was presented to the YMCA of Marquette County for participating with the Alzheimer’s Association in a unique fitness program for Alzheimer’s patients – LIVEWISE. And, a corporate award was presented to ABC 10 (WBUP-TV) for providing consistent media coverage of the agency, research and news that affects Upper Michigan Alzheimer’s patients and their caregivers and families.