Ruth Drew is Director of Client and Information Services for the Alzheimer’s Association. She recently joined the national office after spending six years with the Oklahoma and Arkansas Chapter. She is a licensed counselor with experience in inpatient and agency settings. She is honored to work with people with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias and their family members by promoting programs that help them access needed information and support. She has presented at national and state conferences concerning Alzheimer’s disease and effective care giving strategies. She has served as a guest lecturer at University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma State University and University of Tulsa. She also has a personal interest in the work of the Alzheimer’s Association as her late grandfather had the disease. She knows first-hand how devastating the effects of Alzheimer’s disease are on affected individuals and their families.