Elayne Forgie Elected to Board of Directors, Alzheimer’s Association Southeast Florida Chapter

Elayne Forgie Elected to Board of Directors, Alzheimer’s Association Southeast Florida Chapter

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Elayne Forgie Elected to Board of Directors, Alzheimer’s Association Southeast Florida Chapter 

(West Palm Beach, FL, February 21, 2014) – Elayne Forgie, President and CEO of the Alzheimer’s Care Resource Center has been elected to serve on the Board of Directors for the Alzheimer’s Association Southeast Florida Chapter.

The Alzheimer’s Association, Southeast Florida Chapter is a local 501(c)(3) organization committed to helping the families in seven counties: Okeechobee, St. Lucie, Martin, Palm Beach, Broward, Miami-Dade and Monroe counties. The Chapter advances efforts for researching a cure through fundraising with its signature event Walk to End Alzheimer’s®, and provides support and educational services to more than 150,000 persons with Alzheimer’s disease and their families and caregivers locally.

The organizations 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.

“I’m honored to have the opportunity to serve this wonderful organization and help further its mission,” said Elayne Forgie, President and CEO.

The Alzheimer’s Association Southeast Florida Chapter provides a 24 Hour Helpline, Care Consultations, Support Groups, Education Programs, Professional Training, Medic Alert® + Alzheimer’s Association Safe Return®, TrialMatch™, as well as local resources and referrals.

For more information regarding the Alzheimer’s Association Southeast Florida Chapter, call 800- 272-3900 or visit www.alz.org

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