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Diversity and Inclusion Statement

At the Alzheimer’s Association, diversity is imperative and integral to our mission. It is vital to what we do and a promise we make to those we serve.  Our team of dedicated professionals understands that valuing diversity and inclusiveness is critical to the success of our mission.

We seek to be inclusive of the millions of people currently affected by Alzheimer’s disease, their caregivers, and the communities in which they live. The Alzheimer’s Association views diversity broadly and includes considerations of, but not limited to, race, ethnicity, gender, age, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, regional, place or national origin, religion, language and persons with disabilities.

As the American population ages and becomes increasingly more diverse, the Alzheimer’s Association will expand its mission activities and initiatives to remain highly inclusive and meet the demand for culturally and linguistically sensitive information and increased awareness to persons living with the disease.

The Alzheimer’s Association will continue to cultivate relationships with diverse communities by sharing our time, talent, resources and exchanging ideas. As such, our diversity and inclusiveness charter will help us to fulfill our vision of a world without Alzheimer’s disease.

Now Avaliable: Interactive Brain Tour in Several Languages

African American

African Americans are two times more likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease and less likely to receive a diagnosis.

Black Alzheimer's Association Advisory Council (BAAAC) Members

Shaun Charles
Greg Woods
Donna Griggs Murphy
Frank Clayton
Lowanda Moore
Gwen Gates
Cynthia Taylor
Portia Stewart 
Jylana Sheats
Donna Lewis

More information

  • Learn about Alzheimer's and how it affects African American's on our National site here.
  • For upcoming education programs, contact Craig Wingate, Outreach and Marketing Specialist.

Support Groups


Lunch and Learn (Potluck) for African American Caregivers
1st Friday, 11:30 am to 1:30 pm
Date subject to change, please call to confirm 
North Oakland Senior Center
5714 Martin Luther King Jr. Way
Info:  Craig Wingate, 1.408.372.9933

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Asian Outreach

Our Asian Web Portal!

For upcoming Chinese education programs, contact Peining Chang, Community Outreach Manager at, 408.372.9943

Visit our national website for more information on Alzheimer's Disease
更多阿滋海默症中文資訊, 請至:

南灣 ( South Bay)

電話解惑時間  (以普通話進行的電話會議)
主題: 阿滋海默症及相關失智症治療的相關研究
主講: 趙壯志醫師, Palo Alto VA Health Care System 神經專科醫師,史丹佛大學醫學院臨床助理教授
時間: 2/6 星期二 中午12:00- 下午1:00
註冊: 請上網:
聯絡: 張珮寧,  408.372.9943

2/9 星期五 Saratoga Library 
主題: 健康的習慣,健康的你 (以普通話進行)
時間: 10:30-11:30 am
住址: Saratoga Library, 13650 Saratoga Avenue. Saratoga CA 95070

2/10 星期六 Cupertino Library
主題: 健康的習慣,健康的你(以普通話進行)
時間: 1:00-2:00 pm
住址: Cupertino Library
          10800 Torre Ave, Cupertino, CA 95014, USA

2/11 星期日Home of Christ 5
主題: 「認識十大警訊- 早期偵測的重要性」(以普通話進行)
時間:  1:15-2:45 pm
住址: 10340 Bubb Rd, Cupertino, CA 95014, USA

2/23星期五 家屬照護者互助學習團體 (以普通話進行)
主題: 安養中心的選擇,搬遷的準備及之後的照護
時間:12:30 pm- 2:00 pm
地點: 阿滋海默症協會
              2290N. First St. Ste. 101, San Jose, CA 95131

與你同行- 給阿滋海默症早期患者及其照護者的教育課程 (患者與照護者同時間,不同教室)
日期:三個星期一 ,3/5,3/12,3/19
時間:上午10:00-12:00 pm
                     2290 N. First St. Ste. 101, San Jose, CA 95131

與你同行- 給阿滋海默症中期患者的照護者教育課程
日期:三個星期一 ,3/5,3/12,3/19
時間:上午10:00-12:00 pm
                     2290 N. First St. Ste. 101, San Jose, CA 95131

日期: 四月十三日星期五
時間: 上午10點 – 下午2點
地點: Hakone Garden, 21000 Big Basin Way, Saratoga, CA 95070
費用: 免費。對有需要暫時請人照看家人或安置家人的家屬,協會將提供喘息服務補助金。
聯絡: 名額有限,請盡速報名。報名請洽張珮寧, 或致電 408.372.9943

舊金山( San Francisco)

Cantonese Support Group at CCHRC (Cantonese)
華人失智症照顧者互助班 (粵語)
時間: 每月第二個星期六下午一點到兩點半
地點: 728 Pacific Avenue #115 San Francisco
報名: 415.677.2473

Cantonese Support Group at Self Help for the Elderly (Cantonese)
安老自助處日間護理中心 -成龍中心 (粵語)
12/20 5-6:30 p.m.
時間: 每月第三個星期三傍晚五點到 六點半
地點: 安老自助處日間護理中心-成龍 中心 408 22nd Ave. San Francisco
聯絡: Kelvin Yu 415.677.7563

SAVVY Caregiver Training Workshops (Cantonese)
照護者訓練課程 (粵語)
時間:星期四下午, 下午一點到三點
           三月八日, 三月十五日, 三月二十二日,三月二十九日,四月五日,四月十二日。需出席
地點:愛加倍社區中心 378-18th Avenue, San Francisco
費用 :  免費。對有需要的家庭,我們將提供喘息服務補助金。
關於這個課程 :  照護者訓練課程提供12小時面對面的照護訓練與照護者手冊,讓照護者更深入的了解阿滋海默症。
註冊 :  需電話評估與事前報名 408.372.9926 歐小榮。不接受現場報名。


Monthly Chinese eblast (中文每月新知):

New Chinese Newsletter (中文季刊):

Chinese monthly phone educational session (電話解惑時間)

Monthly phone educational session held on the first Tuesday of every month, 12 noon to 1 pm.
Questions regarding to this program and to register for the session, please contact Peining Chang at, or 408.372.9943.

日期: 每個月的第一個星期二
時間: 中午12點至1點
Dr. Steven Chao
Palo Alto VA Health Care System 神經科醫生
Clinical professor at Stanford School of Medicine 史丹佛大學醫學院臨床助理教授
報名: 需要提前報名。請聯絡張珮寧, 或是致電408.372.9943。

Recordings from previous sessions (過往講題的錄音):





      Support Groups (互助學習團體 )

      Cantonese Speaking ( 廣東話)

      安老自助處日間護理中心 -成龍中心
      時間: 每月第三個星期三傍晚五點到六點半
      地點: 安老自助處日間護理中心-成龍中心 408 22nd Ave. San Francisco
      聯絡: Kelvin Yu 415.677.7563

      時間: 每月第二個星期六 下午一點到兩點半
      地點: 華人社區健康資源中心圖書館 835 Pacific Avenue San Francisco
      報名: 415.677.2473

      Mandarin Speaking (普通話)

      地點: Day Break Cares of Catholic Charities 535 Old San Francisco Road, Sunnyvale, CA 94086
      聯絡: 歐小榮 或致電 408.372.9926

      時間: 每月最後一個星期五中午十二 點半到下午兩點
      地點: 阿滋海默症協會 2290 N. First St., Ste. 101 San Jose, CA 95131
      聯絡: 張珮寧 或致電 408.372.9943

      Japanese or English

      San Jose
      Yu-ai Kai, Japanese American Community Senior Center
      588 N. 4th Street
      (Wesley Kazuo Mukoyama, 408.294.2505)

      Learning Circles:

      The Alzheimer’s Association offers Learning Circles, a program designed to help caregivers seeking additional support and knowledge about Alzheimer’s disease. Learning Circles meet monthly and are facilitated by Community Ambassadors who are trained leaders with experience providing care for someone with dementia.
      Learning Circles cover a variety of topics, including: managing difficult behaviors, legal and financial issues, medication management and caregiver self-care. In addition, Learning Circles are designed to help the attendees develop and learn effective caregiving techniques that are specific to their culture and community. Currently we offer a Chinese Learning Circle.
      Please visit our calendar to see when the next Learning Circles are scheduled. For more information about Learning Circles, contact Xiaorong Ou (

      Indian Outreach

      Know the 10 Signs - Hindi

      Latino Outreach

      Hispanos/Latinos tienen mayor riesgo de desarrollar la enfermedad de Alzheimer que los Anglos.
      Participe en nuestros eventos para aprender más sobre ésta enfermedad, aprenda como cuidar mejor a sus familiares que la padecen y a cuidarse usted mismo.

      Visite nuestra página de internet en españolñol o llame al 800.272.3900 24 horas/7 dias

      Para ver un corto video haga clic abajo
      El padre de Omar ha sido diagnosticado con Alzheimer

      Grupos de apoyo en Español en persona

      El primer Lunes de cada mes de 4:00pm-5:00pm
      Centro Comunitario Eastside Neighborhood
      2150 Alum Rock Ave
      San Jose, CA 95116
      llame a Sandra (408) 372-9919

      El tercer Martes de cada mes de 5:00pm-6:00pm
      On Lok
      225 30th Street
      San Francisco, CA 94110
      llame a Sandra (408) 372-9919

      Grupo de apoyo por teléfono
      El tercer Miércoles de cada mes de 7:00pm-8:30pm
      Este programa es gratis y no acumula cargos a su línea telefónica
      llame a Alexandra Castillo-Weisgerber (800) 272-3900

      Para ver un ejemplo de presentaciones que ofrecemos haga clic aquí.

      Conferencias Latinas

      Anualmente tenemos conferencias en Español en toda el area de la Bahia, donde participan médicos, terapistas, nutricionistas, etc.
      En Febrero en la Biblioteca pública en San Francisco
      En Abril en el Centro Comunitario Mayfair en San Jose
      para más información y para averiguar donde se presentará la conferencia en su area llame al 800.272.3900

      LGBT Outreach

      Support Groups

      Caregiver support group for LGBT dementia caregivers
      4th Wednesday, 6:00 - 7:30 pm
      Openhouse Community Room
      65 Laguna St.  (near Market), San Francisco
      Info: Ariel Mellinger is:, 415.503.4180

      Online Class

      Basics of Alzheimer's and Dementia for LGBT Care Partners
      Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias are not a normal part of aging. This webinar provides an overview about dementia and LGBT caregiving concerns. The featured speaker is David Troxel.

      Online Support

      AlzConnected: LGBT Community Allies Forum
      Alzconnected members can connect and communicate with people who understand their unique challenges. They can pose questions anda-related issues, create public and private groups organized around a dedicated topic and contrubute to message boards.

      The San Francisco LGBT Dementia Care Project
      The Alzheimer's Association, in partnership with Openhouse and Family Caregiver Alliance is offering free trainings to health and social service providers on the dementia care needs of LGBT seniors.



      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.