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December 2022 Alzheimer’s News

December 2022 Alzheimer’s News As a follow-up from our October 2022 Alzheimer’s News, this past week researchers gathered in San Francisco. Data from the Phase 3 global clinical trial of lecanemab confirmed this treatment changes the course of the disease in a meaningful way for people in the earliest stages of Alzheimer’s Disease. The Alzheimer’s…

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International Education Week

Presented by Benji Adejoh, exchange student living with the Bumgarner-Cameron family Sunday, November 27 | 11:15am | Heritage Room & Zoom It’s International Education Week (IEW)! Benji Adejoh, an exchange student at Parkway South High School from Nigeria is part of the Bumgarner-Cameron Family this year. IEW is an initiative led by the U.S. Department…

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Roller Skating for PUCC Youth

Saturday, November 13 | 6:30 – 9:00pm | SKATEPORT PLAZA – 408 WEIDMAN ROAD, BALLWIN, MO 63011 Middle and High Schoolers are invited to join us for roller skating — whether you are new at it or you’re a roller derby champion or just dream of Xanadu. Meet us there at Skateport Plaza for the…

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11/8 TED

TED—Everything Happens for a Reason – November 8 2nd & 4th Tuesdays | 6:00pm Potluck | 7:00pm Discussion | Heritage Room Please join us for our next Tuesday Evening Dialogue in our concluding discussion of the book Everything Happens for a Reason: And Other Lies I’ve Loved by Kate Bowler. We will also be choosing…

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11/6 – The History of Voting Rights

Nancy Price is a frequent lecturer on elections and is sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Missouri. The League’s mission is empowering voters and defending democracy, critical goals in these times of election deniers following the 2020 presidential election. Be an informed voter and attend this timely and important presentation. Zoom: Meeting…

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Thank you for Trunk or Treat Success

We would like to thank everyone who participated in Trunk or Treat. From the beautifully decorated trunks and other festive decorations and signs, to the creative games, crafts, and facepainting, to the yummy treats, it was a rousing success! Of course, what made the event so successfull was You. Each and every one of you…

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TAD Tuesday Afternoon Dialogue – November 15

1st & 3rd Tuesdays | 2:00—3:00pm Please join us as we read Litany of the Ordinary: Sacred Practices in Everyday Life by Tish Harrison Warren. “In the overlooked moments and routines of our day, we can become aware of God’s presence in surprising ways. How do we embrace the sacred in the ordinary and the…

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Circle of Concern Thanksgiving Boxes

During JLTB we packed 86 Thanksgiving boxes for Circle of Concern clients. By November 11, we need 64 more! Thanks to all who have contributed items thus far. If parishioners can donate a few more items, we can reach our goal! Our needed items include: carton of chicken broth, box of stuffing, box of mashed…

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Walk to End Alzheimer’s

The WALK TO END ALZHEIMER’S is scheduled for Saturday Oct. 29, 2022. Registration opens at 8:00AM | Opening and Promise Garden Ceremony at 9:30 | Walk to follow in Central Park. Everything is outside. Let’s meet at the Veteran’s Honor Park ( by the flags) at 9:00 so we can do this together. Parkway Team…

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October 2022 Alzheimer’s News

There is an exciting major development about the potential for a new treatment for Alzheimer’s disease. Clinical trial results were announced for a drug called Lecanamab which was tested in individuals living with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) due to Alzheimer’s disease and mild Alzheimer’s dementia. Results from the clinical trial found that this treatment significantly…

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