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

Our Vision:

A world without Alzheimer's and all other dementia.™

Our Mission:

The Alzheimer's Association leads the way to end Alzheimer's and all other dementia — by accelerating global research, driving risk reduction and early detection, and maximizing quality care and support.

Areas we serve:

The Alzheimer's Association, Central and Western Kansas Office, provides vital services
and support to individuals, caregivers and families free of charge
 We serve 69 counties in Kansas.


Juliette B. Bradley
Kansas State Director of Communications

Mark Bretches
Walk Manager

Jamie Gideon
Kansas Public Policy Director

Andrew McCausland
Accounting Manager, Region 6

Jennifer Owens
Walk Manager

Denise Vann
Program Director

Fe Vorderlandwehr
Executive Director

Missy Zimmer
Program Specialist

Board of Directors

Tim O'Sullivan, Foulston Siefkin LLP

Emeritus Members:
Dr. Stephen Benson, Licensed Clinical Psychologist
DeeAnne Fahnestock

Ricky Boyer, Textron Aviation
Dioane Gates, Kansas Leadership Center
Paula Giles, Hexcode Marketing
Lee Gray, ActionCOACH Business Coaching
Monica Ingalls, Aetna
Wendy Johnson, USD259
Shonna Jones, Community Volunteer
Joe Parten, ChandlerDan's Catering
Jim Roman, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management
Elyse Sanders, FORVIS
Luke Sponsel, Catholic Care Center, Assisted Living & Memory Care
Alissa Unruh, JP Weigand
Anne Warren, Mid Kansas Cooperative
Angela Weidenbener, INTRUST Bank
Wendy Winkley, Textron Aviation
Mike Zamrzla, Deputy State Director, Office of U.S. Sen Jerry Moran

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