Seniors Guide Receives 2014 Alzheimer’s Association Advocacy Award

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2014 Alzheimer’s Advocate Award presented to Seniors Guide for continued advocacy and efforts to support local area Alzheimer’s Associations

L-R Bill Bevins, Sherry Peterson, Robert B. Shaefer, Johnny Ross w/ Seniors Guide, and Christopher K. Peace

Alzheimer’s education, along with overall awareness of help available, have always been essential in what we do

On Wednesday November 5, 2014, Seniors Guide was presented the 2014 Alzheimer’s Advocate Award by the Greater Richmond Alzheimer’s Association for their support of the fight to end Alzheimer’s Disease.

Publishing Seniors Guide Magazine and, Seniors Guide provides information on senior housing, home care and retirement options – including local area resources for Alzheimer’s Disease, Dementia and Memory Care.

“Alzheimer’s education, along with overall awareness of help available, have always been essential in what we do”, says Katharine Ross, Vice President of Seniors Guide.

“With the growing rate of seniors and baby boomers being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, it’s something we are going to continue to support”, says Ross.

During the month of November, Seniors Guide and have “gone purple” to raise awareness to the fight to end Alzheimer’s Disease.

“Alzheimer’s not only affects the patient, it also impacts the caregiver and surrounding family members”, says Ross.

Along with Seniors Guide, other recipients of the 2014 Alzheimer’s Advocate award were Virginia Delegate Christopher K. Peace and Robert B. Shaefer. Appointed by Governor Mark Warner to the Virginia Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Commission, Schaefer continues the fight.

Past honorees of the Alzheimer’s Association Greater Richmond Chapter award include: Genworth Financial, Senator Mark Warner, WWBT NBC 12, and Mary Washington Healthcare.

Seniors Guide, a Richmond, Va. -based company publishes Seniors Guide magazines throughout Cincinnati, Ohio; Columbus, Ohio; Dayton, Ohio; Indianapolis, Indiana; Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina; Richmond, Virginia; and Roanoke-Lynchburg, Virginia and features a correlating website of Seniors Guide’s mission is to help seniors and their families find the information they need on options available in senior housing, senior care, assisted living, independent senior living, retirement communities and other retirement living needs. Seniors Guide also has resources at for Cincinnati, Ohio; Columbus, Ohio; Dayton, Ohio; Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina; and Richmond, VA. Ross Publishing, Seniors Guide’s parent company, began in 1991 and has been publishing helpful, free publications and websites ever since.

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