Beth Cardillo Honored as 2019 Alzheimer’s Champion at Benefit Gala


HOLYOKE — The Pioneer Valley Friends of Alzheimer’s Association held its fourth annual Alzheimer’s Benefit Gala on Saturday, April 7th at the Log Cabin in Holyoke. Beth Cardillo, Executive Director at Armbrook Village Senior Living, was honored as the 2019 Alzheimer’s Champion for the impact she has had in raising awareness about the effects of dementia on individuals, families, and communities in Western Mass. Over the past 14 years, her efforts have resulted in significant funds for the Alzheimer’s Association as well as the development of programs and initiatives including Dementia Friendly Westfield, which made Westfield the first dementia-friendly city on the East Coast, opening the doors for the rest of Massachusetts to follow suit. Cardillo has served as Executive Director of Armbrook Village since 2012.