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updated: 10/16/2012 11:15 AM

Sedgebrook Raises Money to Fight Alzheimer's

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  • Sedgebrook employees, residents and friends helped to raise money to fight Alzheimer's.

    Sedgebrook employees, residents and friends helped to raise money to fight Alzheimer's.

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Congratulations to Sedgebrook-Independent Living and Radford Green of Sedgebrook for helping to support the Alzheimer's Association's Walk to End Alzheimer's. The annual Walk which is held in different locations over several weekends is cumulatively the largest event to raise awareness and funds for the care, support and research of Alzheimer's disease. Associates and residents of Sedgebrook participated in the North Shore Walk on September 29th. "We were determined to raise a great amount to contribute towards this cause as we are part of the fight to end Alzheimer's," said Saba Ahmed, Dementia Unit Coordinator of Radford Green.

As Bronze Level Supporters of the Walk, the Sedgebrook team committed to raising $2500. Surpassing their own expectations, they raised $3585 through their participation in the Walk, as well as through a series of pre-event fundraisers that Saba Ahmed and Joanne Kopper, Social Service Coordinator at Independent Living, scheduled on campus.

Sedgebrook is a senior apartment community located on a 92-acre campus at 800 Audobon Way in Lincolnshire. Sedgebrook offers maintenance-free living and luxury contiuing care retirement community (CCRC) services if health needs should arise. Radford Green rehabilitation and skilled nursing community at Sedgebrook, received a 5-Star rating by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for the exceptional care they provide. Sedgebrook is owned by Senior Care Development and managed by Life Care Services. For additional information, visit or call 847-876-2100.

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