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The Alzheimer’s Association leads the way toward ending Alzheimer’s and all other dementia. Donate today so we can continue accelerating critical research and providing 24/7 support during this global emergency and beyond.

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The health and safety of our constituents, volunteers and staff remain our driver as we address the COVID-19 outbreak and as we continue to pursue our mission, today and in the longer term. Read our full statement >>
 

SUPPORT GROUP ANNOUNCEMENT 

Please note that all support groups will be conducted by phone or virtually until further notice. Please call 800.272.3900 or click here for further information. 
 

CORONA VIRUS TIPS FOR CAREGIVERS

Dementia-related behaviors, increased age and common health conditions may increase a person's risk of contracting COVID-19.  Learn how to protect your loved one. 
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The Alzheimer's Association has launched "Music Moments", a concern and awareness campaign that honors the personal, emotional connection between music and life's most important moments that we never want to lose to Alzheimer's and all dementia. Click the image below to listen.
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Tips for Caregivers

Dementia-related behaviors, increased age and common health conditions may increase a person's risk of contracting COVID-19. Learn how to help protect your loved one.

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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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