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Sprint for Discovery: New Dementia and Cardiovascular Findings

For the first time, a large, randomized clinical trial has demonstrated a significant reduction in the risk for developing mild cognitive impairment and dementia through the treatment of high blood pressure.

 

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New Evidence: Blood Pressure and Dementia

Honor a Caregiver

November is National Family Caregivers Month.


 

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10 Signs of Alzheimer's

Memory loss that disrupts daily life may be a symptom of Alzheimer's or another dementia. If you notice any of the warning signs in yourself or someone you know, please see your doctor.

Know the 10 Signs

Support Groups

We offer in-person support groups and an online community for caregivers, individuals living with Alzheimer's and others dealing with the disease.

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Walk to End Alzheimer's®

Held in more than 600 communities, Walk to End Alzheimer's is the largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support and research.

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Our Vision:

A World Without Alzheimer's Disease®

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

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Understanding Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer's is the most common form of dementia. It causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior.

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Help and Support

You are not alone. Whether you are living with Alzheimer's or caring for someone with the disease, information and resources are available. 

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Get Involved With the Alzheimer's Association

Together, we are stronger! Explore the many ways to join the fight against Alzheimer's disease.

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Advancing Alzheimer’s Research

As the world's leading nonprofit funder of Alzheimer's research, the Association is accelerating the field toward solutions for the global Alzheimer's crisis.

Efforts We Lead

Keep Up With Alzheimer’s News and Events

The first survivor of Alzheimer's is out there, but we won't get there without you.

Join the Fight

Learn how Alzheimer’s disease affects the brain.

Take the Brain Tour

Don't just hope for a cure. Help us find one. Volunteer for a clinical trial.

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