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2014 Facts and Figures Report
LOS ANGELES, CA (March 19, 2014) The fifth leading cause of death in California is widely misunderstood and under-reported. Read the press release or view the facts sheet.

Home for the Holidays 
Caring and coping during the holiday season. Read more.

Alzheimer’s Association Walk To End Alzheimer’s® 2013 - LOS ANGELES
LOS ANGELES, CA (November 14, 2013) – Los Angeles walkers raise close to $700,000 for Alzheimer’s disease. Read more.

California Southland Chapter Named As Finalist 
LOS ANGELES– (October 8, 2013)– The Alzheimer’s Association, California Southland Chapter is one of 250 finalists in Toyota’s 100 Cars for Good program, which will award vehicles to 100 nonprofit organizations based on votes from the public. It is one of only two finalists in California representing senior services and the only one in Los Angeles. Read more.

Early Memory Loss Forum
LOS ANGELES (October 1, 2013) – Registration opens for Early Memory Loss Forum, to be held on Sunday, November 17 at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles.  Read more.

Registration Opens for Walk To End Alzheimer’s®
Los Angeles County residents raise funds for care and cure
LOS ANGELES (July 1, 2013) Organizers for the 21st annual Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s have started team and individual registrations. Read more or register today!

Alzheimer’s Association, California Southland Chapter Appoints New Board Chair
LOS ANGELES (June 26, 2013) –The Alzheimer’s Association, California Southland Chapter is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark S. Liberman as chair of its Board of Directors. Liberman succeeds Elliot Sainer, founder of Aspen Education Group who completed his two-year term as board chair on June 30.). Read more.

“MEMORY MORNINGS”
LOS ANGELES (April 10, 2013) – In a continuing effort to meet the needs of people with dementia and their family caregivers, the Alzheimer’s Association California Southland Chapter will introduce “Memory Mornings,” a free program of leisure activities and social engagement. Read more. 

New Alzheimer's Association Report Reveals 1 in 3 Over Age 65 Dies with Alzheimer's or Another Dementia
LOS ANGELES (March 19, 2013) – According to the Alzheimer's Association 2013 Alzheimer's Disease Facts & Figures report released today, one in three people over age 65 in the United States dies with Alzheimer’s or another dementia. The report shows that while deaths from other major diseases, such as heart disease, HIV/AIDS and stroke, continue to experience significant declines, Alzheimer’s deaths continue to rise – increasing 68 percent from 2000-2010. Read more.


Facts & Figures

National 
Download the Facts & Figures Summary
Download the full Facts & Figures Report

California  
View the State Plan Summary
View the full State Plan

View the California Data Report (2008) 




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