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Become an ALZ STAR

By 2025, an estimated 720,000 Floridians will be living with Alzheimer’s and other dementia. The ALZ STARS program provides simple tips to help you recognize and address the disease in your community.

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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.

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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Upcoming Chapter Education Programs

From local libraries and event spaces to the mobile Brain Bus, we offer a host of in-person education programs about Alzheimer's and other dementias. We also continue to provide virtual programs about a variety of dementia-related topics featuring expert speakers.  

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Walk to End Alzheimer's®

The Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's® is the world's largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support and research.

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The first survivor of Alzheimer's is out there, but we won't get there without you.

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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
clinical trial.

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