Center for Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders

Ann photo 1Ann Jirmasek, MA

Clinical Gerontology Specialist
Phone:  217-545-7189



Areas of Expertise

Working with individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and their families.  Offering family support through counseling, referral services, and education.

Research Interests

Caregiving issues in Alzheimer’s disease

 Education and Training

1997  B.S. Psychology
Illinois State University
Normal, IL

1998  Internship, Alzheimer’s Disease Center
Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
Springfield, IL

1999  M.A. Gerontology
University of Illinois
Springfield, IL

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Upcoming Events

20th Annual Memory Loss Conference

Friday, November 13
for professionals

Saturday, November 14
for the general public

Hope Church
3000 Lenhart Road
Springfield, IL 62711

Hope Church is on the West side of Springfield, located on the corner of Bunker Hill Road and Lenhart Road, directly across from Centennial Park.




Healthy Brain Aging

NIA booklet: Preventing Alzheimer's Disease: What Do We Know?"

Brain Health Manifesto
by Ron Zec, PhD

"Staying Sharp"  publications from Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives

ASPECTS article on

by Deborah Allen