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Currently, 410,000 New Yorkers are living with Alzheimer’s disease, and more than 1 million family and friends are providing care.
Serving the cities of Corning, Elmira and Rochester, and their surrounding counties, the Alzheimer’s Association, Rochester & Finger Lakes Region 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 all other dementia, and advancing critical research toward methods of treatment, prevention and, ultimately, a cure.
Your memory often changes as you grow older. But memory loss that disrupts daily life is not a typical part of aging.
Learn the Signs
As the first FDA-approved drug that delays decline due to Alzheimer’s disease, the approval of aducanumab (Aduhelm™) is a victory for people living with Alzheimer’s and their families.
The annual Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures report reveals the burden of Alzheimer's and dementia on individuals, caregivers, government and the nation's health care system.
Get the Facts
Learn more about our chapter's education programs, support groups, social activities and care consultations.
Build knowledge about Alzheimer's disease through a variety of topics designed to keep you informed throughout all phases of the disease.
Confidential meetings to learn more about Alzheimer's disease and dementia by sharing experiences and connecting with others who understand.
Engaging activities designed for people with dementia and their care partners to connect with one another, others impacted by the disease and the community.
During a care consultation, we can help assess your needs and discuss care planning, home safety and other concerns.
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