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The Holidays and Alzheimer's

The holidays can be challenging for families living with Alzheimer's or another dementia. With some planning and adjusted expectations, your celebrations can still be happy, memorable occasions.

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VIRGINIA DAY ON THE HILL - JANUARY 16, 2020
Make Alzheimer’s a Public Health Priority in Virginia! Please join us in Richmond to make a difference in the fight against Alzheimer’s! Your VOICE and your STORY will compel our state legislators to engage in the fight to better the lives of those affected by Alzheimer’s disease. We are going to the Capitol to ensure persons with dementia have access to the services they need. REGISTER NOW!
 

Know the 10 Signs

Your memory often changes as you grow older. But memory loss that disrupts daily life is not a typical part of aging.

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When Someone You Love Is Diagnosed

Coming to terms with the diagnosis requires time. Immediate reactions of denial and fear are normal and may help you and the person diagnosed process the grief you are feeling.

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Know What to Expect: Middle-Stage Caregiving

Resources are available to help both you and the person with dementia as the disease progresses.

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Alzheimer's Association Central and Western Virginia

Currently more than 140,000 in Virginia are living with Alzheimer's disease and over 458,000 caregivers, family and friends are providing care.

Serving 52 counties and cities, with offices in Charlottesville, Danville, Harrisonburg, Lynchburg and Roanoke, the Alzheimer's Association is here to help. We provide education and support to all those facing Alzheimer's and other dementias throughout our community, including those living with the disease, caregivers, health care professionals and families. We are also committed to advocating for the needs and rights of those facing Alzheimer's disease and advancing critical research toward metnods of treatment, prevention and, ultimately, a cure.

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