Memory Loss & Alzheimer's Research Talk at Unitarian Church of Evanston
Apr
24
7:00 PM19:00

Memory Loss & Alzheimer's Research Talk at Unitarian Church of Evanston

Steve Satek, President and Founder of Great Lakes Clinical Trials, will lead a complimentary educational session and Q&A regarding the latest advancements in Alzheimer’s disease and memory loss research at the Unitarian Church of Evanston.

  • When: Wednesday, April 24

  • Time: 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

  • Where: Unitarian Church of Evanston’s Sanctuary (1330 Ridge Ave., Evanston)

Light refreshments will be provided.

Additionally, the Great Lakes team will be on hand to perform free genetic testing for the APOE (Alzheimer’s gene) via a cheek swab for attendees between 65-75 years of age.

RSVP by calling 773-275-3500 or by emailing Amber Holst at aholst@greatlakesclinicaltrials.com.

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Free Seminar: Alzheimer's Prevention and Warning Signs with Dr. Linda Rice
May
2
6:30 PM18:30

Free Seminar: Alzheimer's Prevention and Warning Signs with Dr. Linda Rice

  • Swedish Covenant Health's Women's Health Center (map)
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Join us at Swedish Covenant Health’s Women’s Health Center on Thursday, May 2nd at 6:30 p.m. as Dr. Linda Rice, a neuropsychologist with Great Lakes Clinical Trials, shares common early warning signs, the latest treatment options, and steps you can take to maintain independence with Alzheimer's disease.

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Great Lakes Clinical Trials to Join the "Healthy Well-thy and Wise" Expo in Park Ridge
May
16
9:00 AM09:00

Great Lakes Clinical Trials to Join the "Healthy Well-thy and Wise" Expo in Park Ridge

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On Thursday, May 16th from 9am-12pm, Park Ridge Park District S.T.A.R. (Seniors Together At Recreation) is hosting the “Healthy, Well-thy, & Wise” Expo. This exciting event brings together a wide variety of information and resources that offer attendees the opportunity to enhance their well being and enjoy an active lifestyle. 

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Steve Satek to Discuss the Benefits of Medical Research Studies
Apr
18
1:00 PM13:00

Steve Satek to Discuss the Benefits of Medical Research Studies

  • First Congregational Church of Dundee (map)
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Steve Satek, President of Great Lakes Clinical Trials, will lead a presentation for members of the First Congregational Church of Dundee about the benefits of medical research and how you can help make a difference in finding a treatment and or cure for diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease.

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The Story of Endurance
Apr
18
11:00 AM11:00

The Story of Endurance

  • Lutheran Home: Chapel of St. John (map)
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Great Lakes Clinical Trials is joining the Lutheran home in presenting the extraordinary events surrounding one of history’s greatest shipwrecks. A jaw-dropping true story of the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition told by favorite author and speaker, Rochelle Pennington. This is a true account of human strife and triumph. $5 per person. Lunch included.

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Join Us at the Friend Center Memory Café
Apr
11
4:00 PM16:00

Join Us at the Friend Center Memory Café

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Join us every month for a variety of cultural programs!

Individuals with mild Alzheimer’s, related dementias and mild cognitive impairment are welcome. In order to attend, participants must be accompanied by a family member or care partner. 

April’s program is Celebrating Spring—We’ll discuss the many holidays and celebrations that Spring brings.

Led By: Michelle Stern, Rabbi & Chaplain for CJE SeniorLife

When: April 11, 2019 • 4–5 pm

Where: The Friend Center, 1601 Lake Cook Road, Deerfield

Cost Free! Space is limited. Registration Required by April 10 to Jaclyn.Abramson@cje.net or 847.236.7826

Click here to download a brochure

Sponsored by:

Proud To Celebrate Over 28 Years In Home Health Care!

Whether your needs are for short term or long term care, live-in home care or someone to come and go as you need them, Gentle Home Services (GHS) is here for you whenever you need us. We provide post-surgery care, Alzheimer’s care, elderly care and general home care 24/7 and any time in-between.

Our experienced and highly trained staff is dedicated to assisting our clients with their personal daily needs while ensuring we preserve the dignity they deserve and the highest level of independence they desire.

Gentle Home Services caregivers provide more than quality assistance with daily activities, they provide companionship and a strong sense of security.  At Gentle Home Services we pride ourselves on improving the overall quality of life our clients deserve.  All from within the secure familiar surroundings they've grown to love....Their Home.

CJE SeniorLife is a non-profit eldercare provider that serves 23,000 older adults and their family members annually. For 45 years CJE SeniorLife has provided life enrichment programming, supportive resources, healthcare, research and education along a continuum of care. CJE SeniorLife provides the following additional services:

  • Your Eldercare Consultants

  • Mental Health Counseling

  • Kosher meal delivery

  • Adult Day Services

  • Assisted Living at Weinberg Community for Senior Living

  • Skilled Nursing and Short-term Rehabilitation at Lieberman Center for Health and Rehabilitation

For more information about CJE SeniorLIfe programs and services, please call 773-508-1000 or visit us online at www.cje.net

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 Parkinson’s?  You’re Kidding Me, Right?
Apr
11
11:00 AM11:00

Parkinson’s? You’re Kidding Me, Right?

  • Lutheran Home: Chapel of St. John (map)
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Author, Sheryl Jedlinski

Author, Sheryl Jedlinski

April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month. Great Lakes Clinical Trials is joining the Lutheran Home in raising awareness about this disease.

Author Sheryl Jedlinski shares her 20-year journey with Parkinson’s disease, the funny stories and experiences of living with the disease.

Great Lakes Clinical Trials staff will be on hand to answer any questions pertaining to research studies.

$5 per person. Lunch included. For more information and to reserve your space, kindly reply to Linda Smith at (847) 368-7404.

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Church of the Holy Spirit Discussion on Depression & How to be a Friend
Mar
29
12:00 PM12:00

Church of the Holy Spirit Discussion on Depression & How to be a Friend

Millions of people in the United States suffer from moderate to severe depressive disorder, but many of them aren’t getting the help they need from their treatments. The Lutheran Home in Arlington Heights and Steve Satek of Great Lakes Clinical Trials will lead a discussion regarding the latest in research to treat MDD.

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The 31st Annual Senior Celebration Day in Arlington Heights
Mar
28
10:00 AM10:00

The 31st Annual Senior Celebration Day in Arlington Heights

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Join Great Lakes Clinical Trials at the 31st Annual Senior Celebration Day will be held on Thursday, March 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Forest View Educational Center, 2121 S. Goebbert Road in Arlington Heights. This popular event will offer free health screenings, informative exhibitors, superb entertainment, giveaways and more.

The celebration honors seniors and recognizes the meaningful ways they have contributed to the quality of life in the community. Great Lakes Clinical Trials will be joining the Lutheran Home, AMITA Health, Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) and the Mount Prospect Lions Club to provide free health screenings.

About 80 exhibitors will be available to answer questions and offer seniors information related to home healthcare, assisted living, and services that are provided by local government agencies, local park districts, townships, healthcare systems and senior centers.

"It's a lot of information all gathered in one place coupled with great entertainment and fun, " shared Lynndah Lahey of Wheeling Township, who serves on the Senior Celebration committee. "It is a very active, engaging event and a great opportunity to get information and make new friends."

Guests can stop by the Secretary of State table and get their I.D. or driver's license renewed.

Entertainment will be provided by the Dixieland Jazz Cats and the popular Peter Oprisko at 1 p.m. Oprisko will belt out traditional adult pop and jazz tunes. The Dixieland Jazz Cats will welcome attendees with the spirit of New Orleans, Bourbon Street and Mardi Gras.

Bingo will also make a comeback this year along with the NCH therapy dogs. Lunch for $6 (cash is preferred) will be provided by Tailgate Caterers. Guests can also visit the prize table in order to enter drawings to receive a variety of prizes provided by several donors.

Tickets to the free event are available at the District 214 Community Education office, area senior centers and park districts, Wheeling and Elk Grove Townships, or at the door on the day of the event. All are welcome to attend. For more information, please call (847) 718-7700 or visit ce.d214.org

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"What's New in Memory Loss Research" Educational Session at the Schneider Apartments
Mar
12
2:30 PM14:30

"What's New in Memory Loss Research" Educational Session at the Schneider Apartments

Memory Loss affect nearly everyone—whether we see it in our families, our friends or our community. Steve Satek, President and Founder of Great Lakes Clinical Trials, will present updates on the latest breakthroughs in Memory Loss and Alzheimer's Disease research, including a discussion of opportunities to participate in local research studies and prevention trials.

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Great Lakes Clinical Trials to Participate in GAP-NET Site Optimization Conference 2019
Feb
27
to Mar 1

Great Lakes Clinical Trials to Participate in GAP-NET Site Optimization Conference 2019

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The 2019 Global Alzheimer’s Platform Foundation (GAP) GAP-Net Site Optimization Conference will be held in Nashville, TN at the Nashville Marriott at Vanderbilt University from February 27 – March 1.

Steve Satek, President of Great Lakes Clinical Trials will be addressing the conferencing in presentation entitled, “Emerging Diagnosis and Recruiting Strategies".”

The conference will attract approximately 150 prominent principal investigators (PIs), CEOs and other Alzheimer’s research experts from the more than 70 GAP-Net clinical research centers working with the nonprofit GAP Foundation.

Conference speakers and attendees will explore the challenges facing Alzheimer’s clinical trials and the ways sites are working to improve recruitment of research volunteers, shorten trials’ duration, reduce their cost, and improve their efficacy.

Other sessions will include lectures, exercises, and breakout sessions on:

  • Emerging diagnosis strategies

  • Growing a super site

  • Rater certification

  • IRB requirements

And much more. There will also be a session on GAP’s Activ-8 Your Brain initiative promoting brain health, and the Citizen Scientist Awards, where sites will nominate clinical trials participants to be honored in an awards ceremony later this year.

We are thrilled to be gathering so much expertise and goodwill in once place. We know our GAP-Net sites will leave this conference more capable and determined than ever to end Alzheimer’s once and for all!

For more information on this conference, feel free to email gpsinfo@globalalzplatform.org.

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Great Lakes Clinical Trials Hosts Wellness Workshop at Daniel Hudson Burnham Apartments
Feb
12
1:00 PM13:00

Great Lakes Clinical Trials Hosts Wellness Workshop at Daniel Hudson Burnham Apartments

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Part of Great Lakes Clinical Trials’ community outreach and educational initiative, Steve Satek, President of Great Lakes Clinical Trials, will lead a health and wellness workshop for residents of the Daniel Hudson Burnham Apartments about the benefits of medical research and how you can help make a difference by volunteering for clinical trials.

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Great Lakes Clinical Trials to Host Health & Wellness Workshop on Breakthroughs in Memory Loss Research
Feb
6
10:00 AM10:00

Great Lakes Clinical Trials to Host Health & Wellness Workshop on Breakthroughs in Memory Loss Research

Steve Satek, President of Great Lakes Clinical Trials, will lead a health and wellness workshop for residents of Lincoln Park’s Maria Diaz Senior Apartments about the benefits of medical research and how you can help make a difference in finding a treatment and or cure for diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease.

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Great Lakes Clinical Trials to lead "What's New in Memory Loss" Educational Session
Dec
19
7:00 PM19:00

Great Lakes Clinical Trials to lead "What's New in Memory Loss" Educational Session

  • Northwest Chapter Hadassah at Buffalo Grove Youth Center (map)
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Steve Satek, President of Great Lakes Clinical Trials, will lead a presentation for the Northwest Chapter Hadassah at the Youth Center in Buffalo Grove about the benefits of medical research and how you can help make a difference in finding a treatment and or cure for diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease.

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A to Z's of Health and Wellness Series
Nov
29
11:00 AM11:00

A to Z's of Health and Wellness Series

The Lutheran Home in Arlington Heights continues their A to Z’s of Health and Wellness with a special luncheon in the Chapel of St. John on the topic of inflammation. The Great Lakes Clinical Trials team will be offering complimentary memory assessments and genetic testing for the ApoE Alzheimer’s gene that day at their Lutheran Home clinic. You can book your appointment for before or after the luncheon by calling us at 773-275-3500 or schedule it online.

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Great Lakes Clinical Trials Hosts Chicago Alzheimer's Awareness Day
Nov
8
11:30 AM11:30

Great Lakes Clinical Trials Hosts Chicago Alzheimer's Awareness Day

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has officially proclaimed November 8th as “Chicago Alzheimer's Awareness Day”. Join Great Lakes Clinical Trials at the Swedish American Museum on November 8th to help raise awareness about the disease and to honor those volunteers that have taken steps to help find a treatment, cure or prevention.

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Steve Satek to Chair The Global Site Solutions Summit
Oct
12
to Oct 14

Steve Satek to Chair The Global Site Solutions Summit

Great Lakes Clinical Trials President and Founder Steve Satek will chair the Global Site Solutions Summit in Boca Raton, FL October 12th through October 14th 2018. 

For the last 12 years, The Global Site Solutions Summit has been committed to being "the site's meeting." The Summit provides a unique hub where sites, sponsors, CRO executives and regulators come together and share best practices, build thier businesses, and develop new partnerships through debates, ideation sessions, workshops, and focus groups. 

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Great Lakes Clinical Trials to Speak at McHenry Dementia Conference
Oct
10
7:15 AM07:15

Great Lakes Clinical Trials to Speak at McHenry Dementia Conference

Dr. Linda Zusevics, Great Lakes Clinical Trials Clinical Psychologist, will be speaking at the Fifth Annual McHenry Dementia Conference on Wednesday, October 10, 2018. The event will be held at the McHenry Country Club located at 820 N. John Street, in McHenry, IL

Dr. Zusevics talk is entitled “Memory Loss and Clinical Trials: Advances in Alzheimer’s Disease Prevention”

Information on this conference can be found by clicking here.

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Luther Village Health Fair
Oct
8
9:00 AM09:00

Luther Village Health Fair

On Monday October 8th 2018 from 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM the Luther Village Health Clinic will be hosting a Health and Wellness Fair. There is no charge for admission. Great Lakes Clinical Trials will be on hand to discuss our memory loss research programs and how you can take part and participate. 

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Great Lakes Clinical Trials Sponsors Dementia-Friendly Boat Cruise
Oct
2
12:30 PM12:30

Great Lakes Clinical Trials Sponsors Dementia-Friendly Boat Cruise

  • 455 North Cityfront Plaza Drive Chicago, IL, 60611 United States (map)
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On Tuesday October 2th 2018 ARTIS Senior Living will be hosting a unique opportunity for people with Dementia to cruise the Chicago River on the brand new Odyssey glass boat. Great Lakes Clinical Trials is supporting the event by providing free transportation to and from the boat.

Boarding will begin at 12:30 PM and the cruise will be from 1-3 PM.

For more information contact Amy Keefner at 773-304-6864 or E-mail her at AKeefner@artismgmt.com.

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 LAUGHING MATTERS LUNCHEON:  The Life & Laughs of Carol Burnett
Sep
12
11:00 AM11:00

LAUGHING MATTERS LUNCHEON: The Life & Laughs of Carol Burnett

Great Lakes Clinical Trials, in conjunction with the Lutheran Home, will be participating in the upcoming Maine Township MaineStreamers luncheon event:  The Life & Laughs of Carol Burnett.

The world has enjoyed a love affair with Carol Burnett for over 50 years, from her Broadway performances to her Emmy and Golden Globe-winning TV variety show. Hilary Ann Feldman will share songs from Burnett’s career and stories from the comedy icon herself, she will take you on a tour of the legend’s life. Backed by her musical director, pianist and comic foil Beckie Menzie, Feldman will even bring back some of The Carol Burnett Show’s most beloved characters.  Bingo will follow. 

The mission of the  Maine Township MaineStreamers is to enhance the quality of life for residents 55 years of age and older by providing a broad array of educational programs and recreational activities that encourage socialization, learning, and promote independence, self esteem, and dignity.

Wednesday, September 12th
Chateau Ritz, 9100 Milwaukee Ave., Niles
Doors Open: 11:00 a.m. Lunch Served: 12:00 noon
Cost: $22.00 members / $24.00 guests + $2.00 Fish
Reservations/Cancellations by Wednesday, September 5th
Call: 847-297-2510

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Great Lakes Clinical Trials at the Kilpatrick Renaissance Health and Wellness Senior Fair
Sep
11
1:00 PM13:00

Great Lakes Clinical Trials at the Kilpatrick Renaissance Health and Wellness Senior Fair

On Tuesday September 11th from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM Great Lakes Clinical Trials will be attending the Kilpatrick Renaissance's annual Health and Wellness Senior Fair at 4655 W Berteau Ave in Chicago.

For more information on the event you can call 773-283-4655 or visit www.renaissancechicago.com. 

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