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About us

The Alzheimer’s Association - Heart of America Chapter serves 66 counties in Kansas and Missouri and is the trusted resource for vital information, education, training, support programs and services to more than 50,000 individuals and nearly 200,000 family members and care partners in our service area suffering the emotional, physical and financial challenges of Alzheimer's disease. The Heart of America Chapter is a tax-exempt, 501(c)(3) nonprofit, donor-supported organization. Programs and services are made possible through contributions from individuals, corporations and foundations.

Our mission
To eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.

Our vision
A world without Alzheimer's disease.



Juliette B. Bradley
Director of Communications

Scott Bradley
Director of Special Events

Debra R. Brook
Executive Director  

Karen Clond, L.M.S.W.
Dementia Care Specialist

Brenda Gregg, MS
Dementia Care Specialist

Jan Horn
Director of Operations and Corporate Relations

Darcy Letourneau, MSW
Community Engagement Coordinator

Cindy Miller, LPN
Dementia Care Specialist

Jeanne Reeder, L.M.S.W.
Dementia Care Specialist 

Katherine Rivard, MSW
Director of Programs

Pam Rodriguez

Beth Sherry

Kim Stein
Dementia Care Specialist 

Susan Wagner
Donations Processor

Trish Weatherspoon, MS
Outreach Coordinator/Diversity Outreach

Cassie Wilson
Special Events Coordinator

Amy Yeager, L.M.S.W.
Dementia Care Specialist

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Board of Directors

Benjamin J. Biller, President

John C. Aisenbrey
Debbie Biehl
Andrew Black
Kim Brennan
Jane Dickinson Kress
Mike Levitan
Martin M. Loring
Cathy Tivol Maslan
Joseph P. Platt
David R. Schlee
Chad Stout
Rob Sweatt
Joshua Wright

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Alzheimer's Association

Our vision: A world without Alzheimer's disease®.
Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.