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The Alzheimer’s Association - Heart of America Chapter is the premier source of information and support for the 50,000 individuals and 200,000 family members and care partners living with dementia in our service area. Through our bi-state network of offices, the Heart of America Chapter offers a broad range of programs and services, including a 24-hour Helpline, at no cost to families. We fund advancements in research to prevent, treat and ultimately conquer this disease and, with our volunteers, raise awareness of, and advocate for, the needs and rights of people with dementia.
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Looking for local assistance? Check out our options for individual and family support, educational programs, and support groups.
The Heart of America Chapter is bringing education about memory disorders and challenges associated with managing them to the community. These efforts to bring education close to home will cover many different topics including Effective Communication Strategies, Living with Alzheimer’s, Engaging People with Alzheimer’s in Activities, Driving and Dementia, and Home Safety.
The Heart of America Chapter is proud to offer our Resource Library to anyone seeking information about Alzheimer's disease, caregiving techniques, coping skills, and many other important topics. Books, videos, and information sheets are available.
Jam Session is just one of the Heart of America Chapter's Social Engagement Groups for those with early onset Alzheimer's. Jam Session is an informal gathering for musicians with early stage memory loss and musicians who are caregivers. Come to participate or simply enjoy the music.
The Longest Day is the day with the most light — the summer solstice. On June 21, thousands of participants from across the world come together to fight the darkness of Alzheimer's through an activity of their choice. Together, they use their creativity and passion to raise funds and awareness for the care, support and research efforts of the Alzheimer’s Association.
The Alzheimer's Association is a volunteer-driven organization. Our volunteers are passionate, inspired, and ready to make a difference in the fight against Alzheimer's disease. When you're ready to get involved, let us know! Volunteer opportunities are available throughout our 66-county service area.
We offer resources, support services, and educational workshops for those with memory loss, their families, care partners, and health professionals.
We offer regularly scheduled classes and workshops for individuals with memory loss, their care partners, and health professionals.
We offer many resources for those who are caring for individuals with Alzheimer's disease.
Whether you are newly diagnosed or have been living with Alzheimer's for some time, we are here to help you.
Every day we encounter individuals who are concerned about memory loss - their own or a loved one's. Is it normal aging or something more serious?
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