Memory loss that disrupts daily life may be a symptom of Alzheimer's or other dementia. Learn what is normal age-related changes & what could be something more serious with our 10 warning signs & symptoms.
Knowledge is power. The Alzheimer's Association offers a variety of quality education programs that include resources and care strategies. Learn how to host a communication education program in your community.
Your memory often changes as you grow older. But memory loss that disrupts daily life is not a typical part of aging.
Learn the Signs
Coming to terms with the diagnosis requires time. Immediate reactions of denial and fear are normal and may help you and the person diagnosed process the grief you are feeling.
Resources are available to help both you and the person with dementia as the disease progresses.
Serving 87 counties in Illinois, with offices in Bloomington, Carbondale, Chicago, Joliet, Peoria, Quincy, Rockford and Springfield. Since 1980, the Association has provided reliable information and care consultation; created supportive services for families; increased funding for dementia research; and influenced public policy changes across the state.
The Alzheimer's Association Illinois Chapter is here to help local families dealing with Alzheimer's and dementia.
Find current events all over the state of Illinois and join the fight against Alzheimer's.
The work of volunteers is critical to achieving our vision of a world without Alzheimer’s disease.
The Alzheimer’s Association Illinois Chapter is the leading volunteer health organization in Alzheimer’s disease care - serving 87 counties in Illinois.
Read through our newsletters, quarterly magazine, current media releases and social media pages.
Allowing caregivers and those with Alzheimer’s to share their story.
Make a general donation, or a memorial/tribute to honor a friend or family member.
Join us in the fight against Alzheimer’s.