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March 03, 2015

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Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health
888 W. Bonneville Avenue
Las Vegas, NV 89106


Keep Memory Alive raises awareness and funds in support of Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health. The Lou Ruvo Center provides state-of-the-art care for neurodegenerative disorders (Alzheimers, frontotemporal dementia, Huntingtons, Parkinsons and multiple sclerosis) and for the family members of those who suffer from them.


Patients receive expert diagnosis and treatment at Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health, which offers a multi-disciplinary, patient-focused approach to diagnosis and treatment, promoting collaboration across all care providers, offering patients a complete continuum of care, and infusing education and research into all that it does. Clinical trials and novel therapeutics are a central part of the centers programs and are integrated in clinical care. Since opening in 2009, over 25,000 patient visits have been provided.

You Can Help by Volunteering

We have some work-from-home volunteer opportunities as well as opportunities at the Center. We can help you design your own, or you may choose from:

Lending library
Patient hospitality
Caregiver support
Health and fitness
Newsletter editor
Community events/ Health fairs
Arts & crafts
Fundraising events
Power of Love gala
Office work (mailings, etc.)
Scheduling volunteers

The vision of the volunteer program at the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health is recruitment, empowerment, and continuing education opportunities for volunteers with diverse cultural and racial backgrounds and skill sets. The volunteer program will engage the community in the expansion, enhancement, and delivery of the compassionate, quality services of the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health, setting the gold standard for volunteer services in Nevada and the nation.

Contact Dee King via phone at 702-263-9797 or

You Can Help by Offering Your Services

We are always on the lookout for dynamic, educational speakers for our weekly Lunch & Learn series. The audience is family caregivers of individuals with the memory and movement disorders that Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health treats(Alzheimer's, frontotemporal dementia, Huntington's, Parkinson's and multiple sclerosis). Topics must be educational, not a "commercial" for goods or services. If you are interested in presenting, please contact Director of Social Services Susan Hirsch at

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