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Local students approached the Alzheimer's Association National Capital Area Chapter looking for ways to bring a club to their school. With their help, our Youth Initiative effort was launched. Their goal is to bring together students interested in learning more about Alzheimer's disease and other dementias and the Alzheimer's Association and to provide education, inspiration, volunteer opportunities and support to students with the hope that one of these students may be the person who finds a cure for this disease.

To learn how you and/or your school can get involved, contact Carrie Myatt at

Upcoming Education Programs

Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body: Tips from the Latest Research
Sunday, Nov. 14
7 - 8 p.m.

For centuries, we've known that the health of the brain and the body are connected. But now, science is able to provide insights into how to make lifestyle choices that may help you keep your brain and body healthy as you age. Join us to learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement, and use hands-on tools to help you incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging.

For more information and to register, call us 24/7 at 800.272.3900 or register online here..