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An affiliate of the Alzheimer's Association, the East Central Iowa Chapter, located in Cedar Rapids, IA, was founded in 1986 by a group of area caregivers.  The Chapter was officially incorporated in 1989.  In 1995 a Regional Office was opened in Waterloo, IA, helping to reach more families throughout the 19-county chapter territory

Our mission
To eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. Learn more about our chapter.

Our vision
A world without Alzheimer's disease.

Board of Directors - Alzheimer's Association East Central Iowa Chapter

Patrick Allen
Carolyn Barko, MHA, MPH
Ann Bossen, PHD, RN
Carole Butz
Debbie Craig
Nancy Erickson
Steve Erickson
Mona Knoll
Anne Lenzen
Janice McInally
Heather Mescher
Robert Perna
Amanda Pins
Kent Roeder
Susan K. Schultz,  MD
Gary Wicklund
Alfred E. (Al) Willett


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Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.