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Diversity and Inclusion Statement

At the Alzheimer's Association, diversity is imperative and integral to our mission. It is vital to what we do and a promise we make to those we serve. Our team of dedicated professionals understands that valuing diversity and inclusiveness is critical to the success of our mission.

We see to be inclusive of the millions of people currently affected by Alzheimer's disease, their caregivers, and the communities in which they live. The Alzheimer's Association views diversity broadly and includes considerations of, but not limited to race, ethnicity, gender, age, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, region, place, or national origin, religion, language and persons with disabilities.

As the American population ages and becomes increasingly more diverse, the Alzheimer's Association will expand its mission activities and initiatives to remain highly inclusive and meet the demand for culturally and linguistically sensitive information and increase awareness to persons living with the disease.

The Alzheimer's Association will continue to cultivate relationships with diverse communities by sharing our time, talent, resources and exchanging ideas. As such, our diversity and inclusiveness charter will help us fulfill our vision of a world without Alzheimer's Disease.

African American

Learn about Alzheimer's and how it affects African Americans.

For upcoming education programs, contact Rosalyn Reese, Director of Diversity and Inclusion:

African American Caregiver Support Groups

Meet other African-American caregivers and learn more about the disease, caregiving issues, and suggestions on how to take care of yourself.

2nd Wednesday of every month, 6:00 pm 
Black American West Museum Office
3055 California Street (house next to Museum)
800.272.3900 for more information


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AlzConnected: LGBT Community Allies Forum
Alzconnected members can connect and communicate with people who understand their unique challenges. They can pose questions anda-related issues, create public and private groups organized around a dedicated topic and contrubute to message boards.