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We’re fighting for a different future. For families facing the disease today. For more time. For treatments. We’re closer than ever to stopping Alzheimer’s. But to get there, we need you.

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Serving 65 counties in Kansas and Missouri

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 (800.272.3900), 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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Join One of Our Facebook Groups

Did you know that we have several Facebook GROUPS that you can join? A facebook group is the best way to stay connected to those interested in the same events as you. Planning to participate in Walk to End Alzheimer's in Kansas City? There is a group for that and for every Walk in our Chapter. Interested in education programs? There is a group for that. Check out all of our groups, stay connected and share with your group!

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Brent W. Beasley's Story

Read a commentary written by Brent W. Beasley who was diagnosed with Alzheimer's at age 57.

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Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity is integral to our mission and vital to our vision of a world without Alzheimer's and all other dementia.

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Early Stage Social Engagement Activities

The Heart of America Chapter is constantly creating new ways for individuals in the early stage of Alzheimer's to stay socially active.

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Local Resources

Looking for local assistance? Check out our options for individual and family support, virtual educational programs, and virtual support groups.

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Missouri Caregiver Program

This program provides a variety of ways to support caregivers who are caring for someone living with Alzheimer's disease or another dementia.

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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 65-county service area.

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Help Us Welcome Joe & Laurie Bisogno

Founder and CEO of Goodcents Joe Bisogno and his wife, Laurie Bisogno Chair of the Goodcents Foundation, join the Alzheimer’s Association as the 2024 Walk to End Alzheimer’s Event Co-Chairs in Kansas City. Goodcents is the presenting sponsor for the 2024 Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Kansas City.

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Community Resource Finder

When you need a network of dementia and aging-related resources, consider consulting Community Resource Finder online.

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