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We work in communities across the Florida Gulf Coast, encompassing Sarasota, Fort Myers, Naples, Tampa, St. Petersburg, Odessa, Lakeland and the surrounding areas. 

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We are here to help connect you with local families facing Alzheimer's and other dementia as well as that latest in research, care and support. 

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Alzheimer's Association, Florida Gulf Coast Chapter
Phone: 407.341.9300
Email: meaton@alz.org

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Latest Alzheimer's and Dementia News

11/28/2023 - VITAS Healthcare presenting sponsor for Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s Lee County
10/16/2023 - Access to Alzheimer’s drug Lecanemab is limited despite full approval by FDA
10/10/2023 - Families discuss the promise of new Alzheimer's treatments and access concerns
9/21/2023 - Alzheimer’s Association's new program helps caregivers as more Americans live with disease
8/25/2023 - Old Republic Title joins Walk to End Alzheimer’s Tampa as a supporting sponsor
8/23/2023 - Alzheimer’s Association warns of risk during extreme heat for those with dementia
8/11/2023 - Denmon Pearlman Law presenting sponsor for Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s Pasco County
8/8/2023 - Lakeland Regional Health presenting sponsor for Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s Polk County
8/4/2023 - Tampa General Hospital presenting sponsor for Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s Tampa
8/2/2023 - Alzheimer's Association: New research shows volunteering may protect the brain
7/31/2023 - $15,000 donation to local chapter of Alzheimer's Association 
6/22/2023 -
More Floridians are caring for loved ones with dementia. Advocates say they need help
3/24/2023 - Alzheimer's Association: Stress of caregiving taking a toll
3/21/2023 - Alzheimer’s and other dementias take toll on caregiver’s health
1/30/2023 - New program to help Suncoast veterans with dementia
1/27/2023 - Alzheimer's Brain Bus shows support for LGBTQ+ seniors
1/10/2023 - FDA approves experimental Alzheimer’s drug lecanemab
11/8/2022 - Rural Health Day highlights challenges in Glades and Hendry County

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