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New Treatment Approved for Alzheimer’s Disease

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.

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Find a Support Group

We offer peer-or professionally led groups for caregivers, individuals living with Alzheimer's and others dealing with the disease. All support groups are facilitated by trained individuals.

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Know the 10 Signs

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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When Someone You Love Is Diagnosed

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.

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Know What to Expect: Middle-Stage Caregiving

Resources are available to help both you and the person with dementia as the disease progresses.

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What We Do

The Alzheimer’s Association South Dakota is the premier source of information and support for the more than 17,000 people living with Alzheimer’s in South Dakota, their families and caregivers.  Through its statewide office, the Alzheimer’s Association offers a broad range of programs and services, including a 24-hour Helpline, care consultations and support groups. The Alzheimer's Associaton is also the largest non-profit funder of Alzheimer's research in the world.

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Yankton Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body: Tips from the Latest Research

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Sioux Falls Early Stage Support Group

Sioux Falls Early Stage Support Group

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Yankton Understanding Alzheimer's and Dementia Hosted by United Church of Christ

Yankton Understanding Alzheimer's and Dementia Hosted by United Church of Christ

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Don't just hope for a cure. Help us find one. Volunteer for a
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