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Older African Americans are twice as likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease as older Whites, and less likely to receive a diagnosis. Find key facts here. You can learn more about Alzheimer's disease and African Americans in our annual facts and figures report at

The Northern California and Northern Nevada Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association® offers support groups and educational forums tailored to the African American community. Under advisement from our volunteer Black Alzheimer's Association Advisory Council (BAAAC), we aim to empower the community with information and resources.

Black/African American Advisory Council Members:
Daniella Royster
Sherry Clark
Lowanda Moore
Cheryl Johnson
Nairobi Kenya
Portia Stewart
Gloria Brown
Gwen Gates
Teri Carlyle
Roscelyn Garner
RoseMary Towns
Micheal Pope
Nequitha Busby

African American Support Groups

Lunch and Learn (Potluck) for African American Caregivers
1st Friday, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Date subject to change, please call to confirm 
North Oakland Senior Center
5714 Martin Luther King Jr. Way
Info: Heather Gray, 800.272.3900

Don’t Forget to Visit our Events Page

You can find all of our chapter’s events, classes, support groups and conferences by going to our Events page and using the search feature. Or, call our 24/7 Helpline at 800.272.3900. We look forward to connecting with you.