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Harrisonburg Attorney Joins Alzheimer’s Association Board of Directors – Board Officers Elected

alzheimer's associationThe Central and Western Virginia Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association has announced the addition of Matthew C. Sunderlin from Harrisonburg to its Board of Directors and named new officers for Fiscal Year 2016.

Sunderlin is a partner at Clark & Bradshaw, P.C. specializing in elder law tax and non-tax estate planning, probate, estate and trust administration, incapacity planning including powers of attorney and advance medical directive, planning with regard to Medicaid, Medicare, Veteran’s Benefits, Social Security and Supplemental Security Income, real estate settlement and fiduciary services.

“I am exceptionally pleased to welcome Matt to our Board,” says Sue Friedman, President and CEO of the chapter. “His depth of experience and knowledge will be invaluable assets as our chapter continues to meet the needs of those with Alzheimer’s disease and their families.”

Sunderlin was elected to a three-year term on the board.  In addition, new officers were named. Dr. Carol Manning, Director of the Memory Disorders Clinic at the University of Virginia was re-elected Chairman for a one year term.  Monique Sholes, of ACAC in Charlottesville was elected Vice Chair.  Brian Phelps of Valley Care Management in Luray was elected Treasurer.

The board recognized the service of retiring member Roger Boles of Verona. Boles and his wife Pam own Home Instead of Verona/Harrisonburg.  “Roger and Pam will remain engaged supporters of our mission to end Alzheimer’s disease as Home Instead is a national team in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s,” said Friedman.

About the Alzheimer’s Association Central and Western Virginia Chapter

The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s research, care and support. Our mission is to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research, provide and enhance care and support for all affected, and reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. Our vision is a world without Alzheimer’s. The Chapter serves 51 counties and cities including Blacksburg, Charlottesville, Culpeper, Lynchburg, Harrisonburg, Roanoke and Danville.

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