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Mississippi Chapter

The Alzheimer's Association Mississippi Chapter is dedicated to advancing the care, support, and research to all those affected by Alzheimer's in Mississippi. We offer local support groups, community education, advocacy efforts, and fundraising events throughout the state for anyone looking to become involved.
To learn more about what the Mississippi Chapter is currently working view our September 2022 town hall.  You can view the recording here.

Alzheimer's Association Caregiver Conference 2023

Regiseration is now open for our annual virtual conference in November.  Register here.  Read more about the speakers and agenda here.

Education Programs

Being a caregiver doesn't come with an instruction manual, but there are resources available to help. Use the free trainings and workshops on this page to gain caregiving skills and practical advice. Courses are also avaiable in Spanish.  These courses can also be presented live virtually or in person.  Email with any speaker requests.


Purple Sundays

The Alzheimer’s Association and the Mississippi State Department of Health will be hosting ‘Purple Sunday’ events at churches across the state to help spread awareness and education around Alzheimer’s Disease and other Dementia. Please join us by contacting Kristen White at to host a Purple Sunday Event in your community.

Caregiver Resources

Our free 24/7 Helpline (800.272.3900), staffed by master’s-level clinicians and specialists, provides confidential support and information to all those affected in over 200 languages.

We host ALZConnected® , an online community where people with Alzheimer’s and their caregivers can ask questions and find support.

Community Resource Finder, a comprehensive database of programs and services, housing and care services, and legal experts, allows people to locate resources in their communities.

Alzheimer's Navigator helps guide Caregivers to answers by creating a personalized action plan and linking you to information, support and local resources.

Navigating Alzheimer's and Related Dementia:  A Roadmap for Families

Mississippi State Agency Services for Older Adults is a document that has over 40 pages of local resources including respite care, financial assistance programs, legal services and more. 


Support Groups

​Alzheimer's Association Office
207 W Jackson St  Suite F
Ridgeland, MS  39157
1st Tuesday 5:30pm
Kristen White 601.826.7139
St. Catherine's Village, Campbell Cove
200 Dominican Drive
4th Wednesday 11am-12:30pm
Cynthia Armstrong 601-856-0123

South Central Place
2260 MS 15
Laurel, MS 39440
Last Friday of each month at 11:00am
Aubree Middleton 601.399.6100

Church of Christ
613 East Lee Boulevard
1st Tuesday 6:30PM – 730PM
Cindy Walker 662-498-0025
*temporarily not meeting*

Family Resource Center of North MS
507 S. Church Street Tupelo, MS
Fourth Friday of the month 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m
Sheila Davis (662) 844-0013 

Gulf Coast

Trinity United Methodist Church
5007 Lawson Ave
Gulfport, MS 39507
2nd Tuesday 5:30-6:30pm
Janis Anderson 228-861-0173

Lighthouse Assisted Living
8905 Ocean Springs Rd
Ocean Springs, MS 39564
First Wednesday of each month at 3:00pm
Christopher Thompson 228.365.4824

A list of all support groups throughout the state of Mississippi can be found HERE.

Community Forums 

We are looking to host forums throughout the state of Mississippi to educate and understand the communities needs regarding this disease.  If you are interested in hosting a forum in your area, please contact Kristen Davis White at

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