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The Desert Southwest Chapter is dedicated to responsible stewardship of our donors' contributions. The Chapter uses $.85 of every $1.00 raised to provide the most effective
and innovative research, programs and services.

Your donations help provide vital programs and services to individuals diagnosed with Alzheimer's and their loved ones.

We are grateful for the deep caring and dedication of our supporters. Programs and services are made possible by the generosity of individuals, corporations and foundations.

With your support our 24 Hour Helpline fielded over 6,000 calls
in 2012
, providing confidential, personal support, information
and resources.

Family Care Consultation

Last year, your gift made this vital service available to almost 1,400 local families, providing them individualized guidance on care options, interventions and resources.


Your support provides
programs designed to increase awareness and knowledge about the disease, improving the quality of life for over 11,000 individuals affected by Alzheimer's last year.


Your contribution helps to ensure the continuation of ground breaking work in finding treatments and cures for this disease. To date, we have awarded in excess of $300 million to more than 2,000 projects.

The Desert Southwest Chapter is a tax-exempt, 501(c)(3) nonprofit, donor-supported organization.



Alzheimer's Association

Our vision: A world without Alzheimer's disease®.
Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.