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Dementia-related factors may increase a person's risk of contracting COVID-19. Learn how dementia caregivers can help keep loved ones healthy.
Is the COVID-19 vaccine safe for people living with Alzheimer's and dementia? Get answers to FAQs for people living with the disease and their caregivers.
During the month of November, we’re honoring the millions of family members and friends serving as Alzheimer’s caregivers. Join us by leaving your tribute.
Alzheimer’s disease is among the most financially taxing diseases that we and our loved ones will ever encounter.
Alzheimer's caregivers in California are facing more barriers. A new report from the Alzheimer's Association reveals alarming data on caregiver health.
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As the temperatures drop, senior service providers worry
For 332,000 Coloradans affected by Alzheimer’s disease, the coronavirus (COVID-19) has created new challenges. The Alzheimer’s Association can help.
The Greater Missouri Chapter is working to provide resources to individuals who have Alzheimer's or another form of dementia and their caregivers.
Wayne State University’s Institute of Gerontology and the Alzheimer’s Association to host “A Meaningful Life with Alzheimer’s Disease” conference.
Dinner and auction at NEOMED supports Alzheimer’s awareness, research and care
Holidays can be stressful enough, but when you add in a person living with dementia, gatherings with family and friends become more complex.
The Alzheimer's Association Greater Missouri Chapter is making sure caregivers feel connected during this time of isolation
Cultural and social activity can open doors for those suffering from memory loss. It reduces the isolation for patient and caregiver.
Marshall Health and the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine will launch a new experience
By Sarah Taddeo, Democrat and Chronicle, March 6, 2020
November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month and National Family Caregivers Month.
Frustrated travelers and others may enjoy some relief, perhaps revisit long-lost memories, and find inspiration for the future in virtual travel.
The COVID-19 & Caregiving webinar is one of several online classes that will be presented free of charge in August.
Members of the Colorado Alzheimer’s caregiving community have been recognized by their peers as winners of the prestigious 2020 George & Pat Sugermen Awards.
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When Jan Castora’s wife Josephine was battling a form a dementia, all he could think about was keeping her in their home “for her comfort, for her safety and fo
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Wintertime, with its colder temperatures, snow, ice and early darkness, can be particularly treacherous.
The Alzheimer's Association and the Ohio Health Care Association partner to provide caregiver tips during the COVID19 pandemic
Explore virtual and in-home activities for persons with Alzheimer's or dementia.
Alzheimer’s Association launches interactive Caregiver Stress Check | Alzheimer's Association
Alzheimer News 11/3/2008 | Alzheimer's Association
Sandwich Generation Caregivers Fight to Find Balance
The Alzheimer’s Association will offer a wide array of free virtual support groups, education programs and social engagement programs in November.
Alzheimer’s Association, AIM Endorse Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Act
The sponsorship and grant support Leggett’s work measuring and classifying different styles of caregiving
November in-store fundraising campaign to support Alzheimer’s Association’s efforts
to help those at greater risk of COVID-19
Alzheimer's News 3/19/2013 | Alzheimer's Association
New PSAs from Ad Council and Alzheimer’s Association Remind Families to Discuss Cognition Concerns Early
Plus, First Clinical Intervention for LGBT People With Alzheimer’s and Caregivers
Alz News 03-09-2010 | Alzheimer's Association
Caregiving Podcast Offers New Way to Connect
In the News | Alzheimer's Association
3-Year Corporate Partnership to Raise $10 Million to Support Alzheimer’s Association Mission; Campaign to Help Connect Caregivers to Resources, Support Services
The Comprehensive Care for Alzheimer's Act Endorsed by Alzheimer’s Association, Alzheimer’s Impact Movement
Alzheimer News 3/17/09 | Alzheimer's Association
Alzheimer News 10/28/2009 | Alzheimer's Association
White House Conference on Aging builds on momentum in fight to end Alzheimer’s | Alzheimer's Association
Annual report shows more than 6 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s
Alzheimer's News 3/19/2014 | Alzheimer's Association
Alzheimer’s Association, SAGE Issue Brief Identifies Barriers to Care, Recommendations for Improving Care for LGBT Elders
Legislation to Educate Clinicians on Care Planning Services Available Through Medicare
Alzheimer News 3/18/2008 | Alzheimer's Association
Alzheimer's News 9/21/2012 | Alzheimer's Association
Improving HOPE for Alzheimer’s Act, Funding for BOLD Infrastructure for Alzheimer’s Act Signed Into Law
Report Provides Latest Alzheimer’s Prevalence, Incidence, Mortality and Costs of Care Data
Some Researchers Fight Alzheimer’s In and Out of the Lab
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Former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor Bravely Announced Diagnosis of Dementia, Possibly Alzheimer's
Report provides latest Alzheimer’s prevalence, incidence, mortality and costs of care data
Alzheimer News 4/11/2008 | Alzheimer's Association
Alzheimer News 8/24/2010 | Alzheimer's Association
5-Year Grant Aimed at Identifying Evidence-Based Strategies to Enhance Care, Support for Individuals With Dementia, Their Care Partners
Alzheimer’s News 4/7/2011 | Alzheimer's Association
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Alzheimer’s News, 12/18/2015 | Alzheimer's Association
Building Our Largest Dementia Infrastructure (BOLD) for Alzheimer’s Act Signed Into Law
Reminds families to remain diligent in wake of recent CMS and CDC guidelines to expand visitation
Training and exam are aimed at implementing latest evidenced-based practices to ensure quality dementia care for a growing number of Americans
Promotion Demonstrates an Eye to The Future, Continued Commitment to the Mission of the Alzheimer’s Association and Leadership for the Cause
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Maria's March to raise Alzheimer awareness | Alzheimer's Association
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Today’s draft decision by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is shocking discrimination against everyone with Alzheimer’s disease.
Alzheimer's News, 3/24/15 | Alzheimer's Association
Alzheimer’s Discriminates Against Women: Far More Women Than Men Impacted by Alzheimer’s, Numbers Growing Fast
Promoting Alzheimer’s Awareness to Prevent Elder Abuse Act Signed Into Law
Couple Renews Vows After Husband With Alzheimer’s Proposes, Again
Country Singer Records Meaningful Song for New Association Album Featuring Top Artists
For Some Living With Dementia, Music Can Unlock Memories and Improve Quality of Life
Actors Nikki DeLoach, Ashley Williams Lean On Each Other as Parents Face Dementia
Alzheimer News 9/29/2008 | Alzheimer's Association
December 4, 2008 | Alzheimer's Association
Association statement on strengthening the long-term care workforce | Alzheimer's Association
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We welcome today’s announcement of a National Coverage Determination (NCD) analysis, consistent with the Alzheimer’s Association position.
Tech titans, business leaders, and celebrities raise millions of dollars, and awareness, for critical Alzheimer’s research
The Alzheimer’s Association and the Alzheimer’s Impact Movement (AIM) were saddened to learn of the passing of former Rep. Dennis Moore.
Report: Worldwide costs of dementia set to soar | Alzheimer's Association
Alzheimer's News 9/14/2011 | Alzheimer's Association
Alzheimer’s Association, AIM Endorses Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act
The Alzheimer's Association and the Alzheimer’s Impact Movement (AIM) support the bipartisan Promoting Alzheimer’s Awareness to Prevent Elder Abuse Act.
Karen Wilder on Her Husband Gene's Battle With Alzheimer’s
To address the growing public health crisis of dementia, three leading organizations announced funding for 23 small-scale pilot projects
The Alzheimer’s Association and Alzheimer’s Impact Movement (AIM) commend Congressional leaders for today’s decision to advance a series of bipartisan policies
Actress and Caregiver Knows the Devastation of Alzheimer’s
For MSNBC and NBC News Anchor Richard Lui, Long-Distance Caregiving is an Act of Love
Communities of Faith Spread the Word About Dementia
Rare Gene Variant Could Lead to New Alzheimer’s Treatments
Alzheimer News 10/17/2008 | Alzheimer's Association
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Association statement on National Silver Alert Act | Alzheimer's Association
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HHS releases 2013 update to the National Alzheimer's Plan | Alzheimer's Association
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January 16, 2014 | Alzheimer's Association
Alzheimer’s Association, Alzheimer’s Impact Movement Request Approved by Full Senate
Congress Answers Call of Alzheimer’s Association, Alzheimer’s Impact Movement:
Historic Funding Increase Signed Into Law
Third Edition of HBI Road Map Outlines Opportunities for State, Local Governments to Address Alzheimer’s Crisis
Senate HELP Committee Advances Building Our Largest Dementia Infrastructure (BOLD) for Alzheimer’s Act
Alzheimer’s Association Encouraged to Learn Biogen Pursuing Regulatory Approval
The Key Provisions of the Younger-Onset Alzheimer’s Disease Act included in House Reauthorization of the Older Americans Act (OAA)
Effort Seeks to Help Health Systems Improve Health Outcomes
U.S. Senate Passes Promoting Alzheimer’s Awareness to Prevent Elder Abuse Act
Promoting Alzheimer’s Awareness to Prevent Elder Abuse Act Passes House
The Alzheimer’s Association enthusiastically welcomes today’s historic FDA approval of aducanumab (Biogen/Eisai) for treatment of Alzheimer’s disease.
Eight Local Public Health Departments Selected to Address Cognitive Health and Dementia
Francis S. Collins Announces Departure from National Institutes of Health
Chief Strategy Officer of the Alzheimer’s Association to Join HHS Council; National Early Stage Advisory Joe Montminy Also Named to Council
A $289 million increase for Alzheimer's and dementia research funding at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) was signed into law.
Alzheimer News 3/24/2009 | Alzheimer's Association
Survey: Nearly 3 in 4 Americans Say Talking to Close Family Member About Cognitive Decline Would Be Challenging
An important effort to help state and local health departments address brain health across the life course.
2022 Facts and Figures report covers the latest Alzheimer's data, and the need to increase public and physician awareness of mild cognitive impairment (MCI).
Alzheimer News 5/19/2010 | Alzheimer's Association
First guidelines published for brain amyloid imaging in Alzheimer’s | Alzheimer's Association
Alzheimer's News, 6/19/2014 | Alzheimer's Association
ECHO Model to Emphasize High-Quality, Person-Centered Care in Long-Term, Community-Based Care Settings
Senate Passes BOLD Infrastructure for Alzheimer’s Act
Building Our Largest Dementia Infrastructure (BOLD) for Alzheimer’s Act Expected to Be Signed Into Law
Alzheimer’s Association and Alzheimer’s Impact Movement Endorse Legislation to Provide Support for Individuals and Families
The Key Provisions of the Younger-Onset Alzheimer’s Disease Act included
Association one of three BOLD public health centers of excellence in the country
As death toll in long-term care settings continues to rise, Commission releases inadequate report
Caregiving Is a Multigenerational Effort for Many Latino Families
June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month
Dementia Presents Unique Challenges for Native Peoples
New Studies Show Some Vaccines May Lower Alzheimer’s Risk
Virus Can Accelerate Alzheimer’s Symptoms
The Alzheimer’s Association Imagine Benefit, built on the legacy of the Rita Hayworth Gala, was held on Monday, November 15 at New York’s Jazz at Lincoln Center
Rock Star Discusses His Commitment to the Cause and the Power of Music
Journalist Talks About Her Family’s Battle With Alzheimer’s
The Alzheimer’s Association and the National Academy of Neuropsychology (NAN) have awarded $800,000 in grants to researchers focusing on the impact of COVID-19
The Alzheimer’s Association and The Joint Commission today announced a collaboration to help improve quality and safety in dementia care in nursing.
Carissa Kranz Opens Home to Longtime Ballet Instructor Living with Alzheimer’s
Today, the Alzheimer’s Association and the Alzheimer’s Impact Movement (AIM) are proud to support the introduction of two bipartisan bills
Researchers Are Pursuing Every Avenue for Answers
Researchers Are Zeroing in on Promising Theories
Actor Shares the Career Lessons That Helped Him as a Caregiver
Athletes Personally Impacted by Alzheimer’s
Support groups create a safe, confidential and supportive environment. Find a support group near you.
Join us in honoring millions of caregivers by sharing a special tribute message during Family Caregivers Month.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) tips for dementia caregivers, answers to common questions and the latest pandemic information - from the Alzheimer's Association.
Our website provides resources for individuals affected by Alzheimer's and dementia, research and treatment news, information for professionals, and more.
Our free, online programs offer information and practical advice.
Our annual report reveals the burden of Alzheimer’s and dementia on individuals, caregivers, government and the nation’s health care system.
During the middle stages of Alzheimer's, the person living with dementia will need a greater level of care.
Founded in 1980, we took a disease cloaked in silence and helped create a global conversation and movement.
Learn how Alzheimer's affects Native Americans and about available resources from the Alzheimer's Association.
Resources for LGBTQ people living with Alzheimer's and their care partners and caregivers.
Learn about symptoms, treatment, coping tips and when to see a physician.
Those with Alzheimer's may not remember familiar people, places or things in the later stages of the disease.
Dealing with Alzheimer's can bring out many strong emotions. Get strategies to help your family cope.
Learn 10 symptoms of caregiver stress and get tips to avoid burnout.
Several provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act can help individuals living with dementia and their caregivers.
Use these safety tips to help avoid medication-related problems.
Suspicions and delusions — firmly held beliefs in things that are not real — may occur in middle- to late-stage Alzheimer's.
The CMS draft decision effectively denies Medicare coverage of FDA-approved drugs, including aducanumab (Aduhelm), for Alzheimer’s disease.
The DCCI is a partnership between the Alzheimer's Association and participating health systems to improve care for people concerned about memory loss.
If you pay out-of-pocket care costs for a person with Alzheimer's, you may qualify for tax benefits.
Holidays can be challenging for families living with Alzheimer's or other dementias. Get tips for celebrating safely during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Wandering among people with dementia is dangerous, but there are strategies and services to help prevent it.
Get the latest updates on Medicare coverage for Alzheimer's and other dementias.
Sign up to receive updates of the latest clinical guidelines, studies, resources and Alzheimer's news.
Guidance on driving safety related to dementia, vision & older drivers. Includes videos, tips & resources to help you deal with this difficult topic.
Clinical trials provide many participants access to cutting-edge treatments and expert medical care. And someday, they will lead us to the end of Alzheimer’s.
Explore Project ECHO, a free telementoring program connecting primary care providers with dementia care experts to improve care in community-based settings.
Through our many initiatives and worldwide reach, the Alzheimer’s Association leads the charge in Alzheimer’s care, support, research and advocacy.
Those with Alzheimer's and other dementias are vulnerable to abuse and neglect. Learn types and signs of abuse and how to report an incident or concern.
The Task Force published criteria for the use of brain amyloid imaging technology to aid in the diagnosis of people with suspected Alzheimer's.
Learn about the Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Plan and coverage for Alzheimer's medications.
Learn about SSDI and SSI allowances for early-onset Alzheimer's.
Dementia is a general term for a decline in mental ability severe enough to interfere with daily life. Alzheimer’s is the most common cause of dementia.
Our free 24/7 Helpline provides reliable information and support to all those who need assistance.
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Dementia is a general term for loss of memory and other thinking abilities severe enough to interfere with daily life. Learn early signs, symptoms and more.
Our plan builds on our progress and includes overarching Association-wide strategic objectives.
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