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Take Action. Talk About Alzheimer's.

If you notice signs of memory loss or other changes in a loved one, let them know. An honest conversation is your best tool for addressing Alzheimer's disease. Early detection of Alzheimer's and dementia is critical for effective treatment and care. 

Talking about memory problems can be difficult, but support is available. Get connected with local resources and support through the Alzheimer's Association chapter in your community.

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Notice the signs and start a conversation.


10 Early Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer's

Memory loss is not a normal part of aging. If you notice any one of these signs in yourself or a loved one, don't hesitate — see a doctor together.


What is Dementia?

Dementia is a general term for loss of memory and other thinking abilities severe enough to interfere with daily life. Learn about Alzheimer's and other types of dementia.


10 Steps to Approach Memory Concerns in Others

Talking about changes you notice in your memory or someone else's is difficult, but it's important to have the conversation. Use our guide to help you feel more confident.

Not sure where to start?

Talk to a dementia expert day or night and get confidential emotional support, crisis assistance and information in over 200 languages.

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Take action and create a plan together.


Benefits to Early Detection

There are medical, emotional and cost saving benefits to early detection and diagnosis of Alzheimer's. Read why it's a good idea to get checked.


Visiting Your Doctor

Learn how to come prepared for a doctor's visit so that your questions are answered and so you or your loved one can get the best possible care and support.


10 Healthy Habits for Your Brain

Learn about positive, everyday actions for a healthy brain and body that can potentially reduce the risk of cognitive decline or Alzheimer’s and dementia.


Find Your Local Chapter

Receive local information, support and resources, and connect with people facing Alzheimer's in your community.


Educational Programs and Dementia Care Resources

Alzheimer's and dementia don't come with an instruction manual, but the Alzheimer's Association has resources to help. Learn what to expect and how to plan for the future.


You're Not Alone

ALZConnected is a free online community where you can connect with others who understand what you’re going through. Post questions and join public and private groups.

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