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Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures

There are 24,000 people living with Alzheimer’s in RI, and that number is expected to increase to 27,000 by 2025. More than 38,000 caregivers provided over 38,000,000 hours of unpaid care in 2020.

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COVID-19 RESPONSE
The health and safety of our constituents, volunteers and staff remain our driver as we address the COVID-19 outbreak and as we continue to pursue our mission, today and in the longer term. 
 
Based on the guidance from the National office of the Alzheimer's Association and the Rhode Island Department of Health, we are implementing the following precautionary measures beginning March 13th, 2020. Our staff will be working remotely. We are prepared with technological and other support for our staff to successfully operate in support of our mission.
Coronavirus (COVID-19): Tips for Dementia Caregivers

Alzheimer’s Association operations will continue, and we will re-evaluate these measures on an ongoing basis and resume in person engagements as soon as we are able, based on public health guidelines.
 
Meetings, events and participation both in internal and external activities will be conducted online or by phone whenever possible. Please check alz.org/ri and our Facebook @alzassocri for details on meetings, programs and events.
 
We will be offering our support groups and educational programs virtually by webinar or by teleconference based on the Covid-19 outbreak.

Click here to access our virtual programs and support groups.
 

During this time, the Alzheimer’s Association is available to you 24/7 for around-the-clock care and support:
1-800-272-3900

Thank you and stay safe!
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Missed out on our 10th Annual Caregiver's Journey Conference?

You can now view the recorded Conference Sessions here.
 

Interested in watching the recordings from our Winter Professional Education Series?

View all four recorded sessions here.
 

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The Longest Day®

The Longest Day is built for virtual fundraising. Join us virtually in support of our mission, now more than ever.
Register and start fundraising today!

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U.S. Pointer Trial Study

The Alzheimer's Association U.S. Study to Protect Brain Health Through Lifestyle Intervention to Reduce Risk (U.S. POINTER) is a two-year clinical trial to evaluate whether lifestyle interventions that simultaneously target many risk factors protect cognitive function in older adults who are at increased risk for cognitive decline. U.S. POINTER is the first such study to be conducted in a large group of Americans across the United States.

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Annual Brian R. Ott, MD Research Symposium with Guest Speaker Joshua D Grill, PhD

Watch the Annual Brian R. Ott, MD Research Symposium with Guest Speaker Joshua D Grill, PhD.

“The science of Alzheimer’s disease clinical trial recruitment.”

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Walk to End Alzheimer's®

Families facing Alzheimer's and all other dementia need us now more than ever — and with your help, we can be there for them. Register and start a Team today!

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Alzheimer's Association Rhode Island Chapter

Currently, more than 24,000 Rhode Islanders are living with Alzheimer’s disease, and over 38,000 family and friends are providing care. 

Click here to read the 2021 Facts and Figures sheet.

Serving all of Rhode Island, the Alzheimer’s Association Rhode Island Chapter is here to help. We provide education and support to all those facing Alzheimer’s and other dementias throughout our community, including those living with the disease, caregivers, health care professionals and families. We are also committed to advocating for the needs and rights of those facing Alzheimer’s disease and advancing critical research toward methods of treatment, prevention and, ultimately, a cure.

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