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Florida Gulf Coast Chapter

The Alzheimer's Association, Florida Gulf Coast Chapter serves 16 counties with education and support as well as raising funds for research.

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 methods of treatment, prevention and, ultimately, a cure.

Wandering

Anyone who has memory problems is still at risk for wandering. Learn the warning signs and get safety tips.

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The day with the most light is the day we fight.

Fight Alzheimer’s on The Longest Day® — the summer solstice on June 21 — by participating in a fundraising activity of your choice.

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Become an ALZ STAR

Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia affects 1 in every 37 Floridians statewide. The Florida Department of Elder Affairs and the Alzheimer’s Association have partnered to create the ALZ STARS program, a joint initiative to bring increased awareness of dementia and the resources available to Floridians.

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Learn to manage challenges from seasonal changes

The end of Daylight Savings Time and the shortened days from seasonal changes can create challenges for caregivers and those facing Alzheimer's. Learn more about common sleep issues and how to address them.

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Learn how Alzheimer’s disease affects the brain.

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Don't just hope for a cure. Help us find one. Volunteer for a
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