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38 - CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, January 16 - January 22, 1998 Emphysema? Ahheimer's Association to expand office, upgrade technological tools The Delaware chapter of the Alzheimer's Association will move to new and expanded quar- ters on Feb. 1. Since 1995, the chapter has seen an 800 percent increase in the request for services from the families of Alzheimer's sufferers and from health-care professionals. The increase in service demand has also accelerated the need for a larger office to accommodate family visitations, volunteer efforts and expanding office staff. The chapter currently has three paid staff positions: executive director, program coordinator and secretary/bookkeeper. Their efforts, combined with those of countless volunteers, offer fami- lies statewide an avenue of hope, education, support and sustenance during the long struggle with Alzheimer's disease and other dementia. In early spring, the chapter will add a fund-raising development staff person to help create the rev- Kimberly-Clark products support McDonald House Charities of Wilmington and Kimberly-Clark Corporation are requesting help with the Ronald McDonald House of Delaware. Send the clipped and counted UPC symbols from select Kim- berly-Clark products to the Ronald McDonald House, 1901 Rockland Rd., Wilmington, DE 19803. For more information, call 302- 656-HUGS (4847). Ronald McDonald House pro- vides a home for the families of seriously ill children who are being treated in area hospitals ANNOIJNCEMENT Chelation therapy seminar set for Jan. 26 Dr. Eugene Godfrey will pre- sent a free seminar on chelation therapy on Monday, Jan. 26, from l to 3 p.m., at the Cape Henlopen Senior Center, Christian Street, Rehoboth Beach. Chelation therapy is a safe and effective nonsurgical treatment that has been used successfully in treating hardening of the arteries and other degenerative diseases for more than 40 years in the Unit- ed States. The therapy can, over a period of time, halt the progress of free radical disease. Free radicals are the underlying agents that cause the development of atherosclero- sis and many other degenerative ailments of aging. Godfrey will discuss the therapy and will present actual case stud- ies. For more information, call 645- 1784:Or fax-645.8918. , , .,, enue necessary to meet the rising demand for services. Through the generosity of Delaware Elwyn, the chapter will remain at the Elwyn location at 321 E. ! lth St. in Wilmington, but will move to the second floor to a suite of five rooms as opposed to the current two-room area. The expansion will also include an upgrade to the organization's telephone system. Heipline capabilities and a voice-mail component will pro- vide greater ease of service to families calling or visiting the chapter. With an annual budget of only $185,000, this expansion brings with it many needs and many areas of new expense. The chapter has a "wish list" of items that would be helpful in its new office. The items include the follow- ing: Approximately 750 square feet of carpeting (light, neutral earth tome preferable to avoid Essential Tremor support group to meet Jan. 27 A support group for individuals with tremors of head or limbs meets the fourth Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. in the social hall of Lewes Presbyterian Church. The next meeting will be held Jan. 27. Call 645-8813 or 539-8653. Beebe hosts weekly Mateen meetings Alateen, a fellowship of young people whose lives have been affected by alcoholism in a family member or close friend, meets Sundays, at 8 p.m., in the Physi- cians Dining Room at Beebe Med- ical Center. For more informa- tion, call 645-331 !. Alanon meets three times weekly Alanon meets in Beebe Medical Center's Medical Center's Library at 8 p.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays for the support of the alcoholic's family members. Call 645-3311 for more information. Beebe hosts morning AA meetings Alcoholics Anonymous meets in Beebe Medical Center's sec- ond-floor Education Classroom at l0 a.m., Tuesdays. Call 645-3311 for more information. Aneurysm screenings offered in January Beebe Medical Center's Vascu- lar Lab holds free Aortic Abdomi- nal Aneurysm Screenings every Wednesday and Thursday. Men wishing to be tested must be between the ages of 60 and 75, havea :htstory ofeigarette : major redecorating efforts). Approximately five gallons of paint (for concrete block walls) and accessories. A plain paper fax machine. Framed prints for the office (perhaps a local artist or gallery may wish to use the office to dis- play artwork). One Pentium computer system with monitor, desk-jet printer, keyboard and modem; 16 Mb- 2GB for new development staff person. Laser printer. Conference table and chairs Electric typewriter. Donations of dollars to assist with the costly upgrading of an integrated phone system. Volunteers to assist with pack- ing, painting and moving. Moving days will be Friday, Jan. 30, and Saturday, Jan. 31. For more information, or to donate an item, call executive director Andrea Carr at !-800- 219-7666. ing, hypertension, coronary artery disease and/or a family history of aortic aneurysm. Females must have a positive history of aneurysm. To schedule an appointment call 645-3710. Still Paying for your Proventil, Alupent, Albuter01 Sulfate, Metapr0terenol, Muc0myst or other Nebulizer medications? 3592 Corporate Drive j(/tDflESS Columbus, Ohio 43231 Can m1 (Not applicable for inhalers) world of business is ruthless, cruel and cut-throat. 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