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I'll slow down my Alzheimer's. Not the other way around.

"You're not alone." For almost 30 years, the Alzheimer's Association has led the fight against Alzheimer's disease. With resources like a 24-hour helpline and a community filled with people just like you, we offer help and hope to people with Alzheimer's and their loved ones. No matter where you are, the Alzheimer's Association is here for you.

This section of our website is for people with early-stage memory loss. Here you can find information about Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI), Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and other types of dementia. You can also learn about ways to cope and live successfully with the challenges that a diagnosis of dementia can bring. By clicking on the links below you can access information that’s most relevant to you.

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Baseball Reminiscence Program

Based on a successful program in St. Louis, the Baseball Reminiscence Program brings baseball lovers with early stage dementia together to connect on a shared passion for the game.  Participants will listen to recordings of old games, swap memories, and talk about the game with fellow participants and volunteers from the Society of American Baseball Research.  The program will wrap up with a trip to see the Round Rock Express take on Memphis Red Birds. 

The meetings will be held at our chapter office (3520 Executive Center Drive, #140) on Mondays from 11:00am - 12:30pm on May 18, June 1, June 15, June 29, July 13, July 27, and August 3rd.  Registration and a pre-screening interview is required to participate.  Contact 512-241-0420 or txprograms@txalz.org or visit our chapter blog for more details.

 

Early Stage Support Group

Our Capital of Texas Chapter is excited to announce a new program to provide emotional, educational, and social support for people with MCI and Early Stage Alzheimer's disease. We are now recruiting for a group that will begin in the spring.

These meetings will take place over conference call, so you can participate from the comfort of your home, and will cover a variety of topics, such as coping, planning for the future, medications, and maintaining independence. Group will be led by Lindsay Rosoff, LCSW.  The meetings will be held from 12:30pm - 1:30pm on Mondays, March 23, 30, April 6, 13, 20, and 27. 

Registration and pre-approval is required, but there is no fee to participate. Call us at (512) 241-0420 for more information.

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To link to our message boards at our national office and talk with others diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease, click here

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We encourage you to contact us to learn more by calling the Chapter office at 512.241.0420. For persons with memory loss, their families and friends, we offer many free classes to help you understand Alzheimer's & Dementia.

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