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Local Impact

Arizona has the highest growth rate for Alzheimer's disease in the country. Nevada the has the third highest. Click on the below infographics to learn more about the impact Alzheimer's is having on the two states.

To read the full 2020 Facts & Figures report, click here.



Stay connected with the Desert Southwest Chapter through our local newsletters.
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The Desert Southwest Chapter produces a chapter-wide newsletter every quarter. The purpose of this newsletter is to inform you about the good work we are doing in your community.

These newsletters serve as a snapshot of how the agency has grown to better serve those affected by Alzheimer's disease through the years. If you have any questions regarding anything you read, please contact Katie Skvarce at

Current newsletter
Spring 2019

Past newsletters
Winter 2019 
Fall 2018
Summer 2018
Spring 2018
Winter 2018

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September 4, 2019: Terri Spitz Announced as Desert Southwest Chapter Executive Director

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