Tag Archives: Alzheimer’s Association

Staff Favorites–Spring Product Launch

If you have been to one of our locations, you know that our BrainCoaches know how to play all of the games. When the new items come in, we have to scramble to learn them so we can explain them Read More >

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One Year Older and Wiser Too!

We’re 3! A lot has happened in three years, read on to see how we’ve made it to where we are… Our President and CEO Lindsay Gaskins started Marbles: The Brain Store with the simple idea of finding the best Read More >

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Giving is Good for Your Brain

The last thing I wanted to do was get out of bed at 7:30am on a rainy Sunday morning.  I seriously considered going back to bed, but I didn’t.  Instead I got up and headed to Montrose Harbor for the Read More >

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Walk with us!

As we Mind our Minds in honor of Memory Month, we will be participating in the Alzheimer’s Association’s Walk to End Alzheimers. Stores in all 5 states will be walking on behalf of Team Marbles. Please signup using the links Read More >

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Alzheimer’s Disease: Would you want to know?

Alzheimer’s Disease has become a major topic of discussion in the US. With an increase in the number of cases (every 69 seconds someone new is diagnosed with AD in the US) and the rise in age-related health care costs, there has been a push for more research and better diagnostic tools. According to the Alzheimer’s Association’s website, 5.4 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s Disease (AD), and it is now the number 6 cause of death in the US. In April, the National Institute on Aging along with the Alzheimer’s Association released updated guidelines for diagnosing the disease. This is the first revision to happen in 27 years. Read More >

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World Alzheimer’s Day 2009

So, I was on vacation last week so this will be a week of catch up. I missed commenting on the World Alzheimer’s Day which was Sept 21st. The Alzheimer’s organization released a new report letting us all know that Read More >

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Marbles Memory Week

Hello Marbles Friends & Fans, We are hosting a Marbles Memory Week in our stores on September 7th-13th leading up to the Alzheimer’s Association Memory Walk on Sunday morning. During that week we will have guest speakers, resource offerings, free Read More >

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Tomorrow Night: Alzheimer’s Association Shopping Night

Be sure to come by either our Downtown (Grand Avenue) or Skokie (Westfield Old Orchard Mall) store for Alzheimer’s Association Shopping Night. Tomorrow (Wednesday, July 8th) from 6:00-8:00pm, 10% of all proceeds to be donated to the Alzheimer’s Association. Hope Read More >

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