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Walk to End Alzheimer's is the world's largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support and research. Sign up as a Team Captain, join a team or walk as an individual.
NASCAR driver Ryan Blaney was in Watkins Glen this week touting his foundation's Walk team. You can join his team now!
Watkins Glen Walk Chairman Jan van den Blink supports the Walk in memory of his mom, who lost her battle with dementia.
Our good friend Maureen McGuire hosted Dawgs for a Cause at Iron Smoke Distillery to raise funds for our Walk to End Alzheimer's. Read WROC’s story and register for a Walk today.
The Alzheimer’s Association 24/7 Helpline is available around the clock, 365 days a year. Master’s-level clinicians offer confidential support to people living with dementia, caregivers and families.
We offer free care consultations for families of individuals with dementia or those showing signs of dementia. Call 800.272.3900 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
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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.
Coming to terms with the diagnosis requires time. Immediate reactions of denial and fear are normal and may help you and the person diagnosed process the grief you are feeling.
Approximately 12-18% of people age 60 or older are living with MCI. People with MCI may go on to develop dementia, while others will not.
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Late-stage care decisions can be some of the hardest families face. Connect with other caregivers and learn what to expect.
Learn more about our chapter's education programs, support groups, social activities and care consultations.
During a care consultation, we can help assess your needs and discuss care planning, home safety and other concerns.
Virtual educational programs are coming up.
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