With planning and adjusted expectations, your celebrations can still be happy, memorable occasions.
Your memory often changes as you grow older. But memory loss that disrupts daily life is not a typical part of aging.
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If you're caring for a family member with Alzheimer's disease or another dementia, you are not alone. Our free and confidential caregiver support groups are offered in most South Carolina counties. Contact us in advance to learn how to access free care assistance to help you attend.
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People with dementia may have behavioral problems that begin at dusk and last into the night.
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Learn about the basics of dementia, coping with difficult behaviors and more! Enter your zipcode to find upcoming programs in your area or take advantage of our online workshops.
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Currently, more than 89,000 South Carolinians are living with Alzheimer’s disease, and over 309,000 family and friends are providing care for them. Serving the entire state through regional offices in Anderson, Charleston, Columbia, Greenville, Myrtle Beach and Spartanburg, our chapter is here to help.
We provide education and support to 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.
The Alzheimer’s Association provides services to the entire state of South Carolina. We're here for individuals and families facing any type of dementia.
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Find the South Carolina Chapter office nearest you. Our Greenville office has moved!
Caregiving is demanding — and it's normal to need a break. Learn about types of respite and how to get assistance.
Do you need caregiving assistance in order to attend a support group or education program? We can help.
From local support and education programs to worldwide research initiatives, we put your dollars to work to make a difference. Together, we can #ENDALZ.
Looking for a Walk to End Alzheimer's or education workshop? Search by your zip code to find events, classes, or support groups near you.
Present a workshop. Lead a support group. Help with special events. Lend a hand with office tasks. Be an advocate. We have volunteer opportunities for everyone!
The Alzheimer's Association South Carolina Chapter is passionate about raising awareness here in our state. Browse our collection of stories and press releases.
The Alzheimer's Association South Carolina Chapter offers educational programs and support services throughout South Carolina.
Your story can help build support among our state and federal policymakers. Learn what we're working on and how to get engaged.
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