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New research summary: Lifestyle changes help reduce risk of cognitive decline

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Alzheimer’s News, 6/1/2015 | Alzheimer's Association

New study shows cognitive and social activity in midlife may reduce dementia risk in men

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Alzheimer News 9/22/2008 | Alzheimer's Association

New statement to medical community demands a dignified diagnosis of dementia

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New statement to medical community demands a dignified diagnosis of dementia | Alzheimer's Association

Settlement ensures people with Alzheimer's access to rehabilitative services

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Alzheimer's News 10/23/2012 | Alzheimer's Association

Alzheimer's Disease International conference to be held March 25-28

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Alzheimer News 3/17/09 | Alzheimer's Association

Alzheimer's Association celebrates extraordinary week

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Alzheimer's News, 6/9/2016 | Alzheimer's Association

Alzheimer's Association launches interactive Caregiver Stress Check

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Alzheimer’s Association launches interactive Caregiver Stress Check | Alzheimer's Association

Gardening reduces stress for busy caregivers

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Alzheimer News 11/3/2008 | Alzheimer's Association

Alzheimer's Association statement on florbetapir PET amyloid imaging

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Alzheimer's Association statement on florbetapir PET amyloid imaging | Alzheimer's Association

Stay Physically Active

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Exercise increases blood flow to your brain, providing additional nourishment.

Prevention

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Promising research is under way to find a treatment for Alzheimer's, delay its onset and prevent it from developing.

Aggression and Anger

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Aggressive behaviors can occur suddenly, with no apparent reason, or result from a frustrating situation.

Be a Healthy Caregiver

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Learn how to stay physically and emotionally strong.

Caregiver Stress

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Learn 10 symptoms of caregiver stress and get tips to avoid burnout.

Anxiety and Agitation

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A person with dementia may become restless or upset in certain places when focused on specific details.

Sleep Issues and Sundowning

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Like changes in memory and behavior, sleep changes somehow result from the impact of Alzheimer's on the brain.

What Is Dementia?

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Dementia is an overall term that describes a group of symptoms associated with a decline in memory and thinking skills.

10 Ways to Love Your Brain

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Learn key lifestyle habits that can help keep your body and brain healthy.

Adult Day Centers

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Food and Eating

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If eating and nutrition have become a challenge, try these strategies to simplify mealtime.

Depression

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Identifying depression in someone with Alzheimer's can be difficult, since dementia can cause some of the same symptoms.

Early-Stage Caregiving

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Early-stage Alzheimer's and related dementia symptoms are mild and the main role of a caregiver is support.

Vascular Dementia

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About WW-ADNI

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Abuse

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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.

lokai

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Reducing Stress

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Changes to Your Relationship

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As Alzheimer's progresses, there are still ways to connect.

Still Alice

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Caregiver Depression

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Learn about symptoms, treatment, coping tips and when to see a physician.

Why Get Checked?

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Read about the benefits of receiving an early diagnosis.

Rss

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Adopt a Healthy Diet

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See which diets help reduce heart disease and may reduce the risk of dementia.

Delaware

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Winter 2018

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Incontinence

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Learn about causes and how to respond to this common issue in the later stages of Alzheimer's.

Glossary

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Glossary

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Wandering

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Wandering among people with dementia is dangerous, but there are strategies and services to help prevent it.

Wandering

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Wandering among people with dementia is dangerous, but there are strategies and services to help prevent it.

Hallucinations

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Some hallucinations may be frightening to a person with Alzheimer's, while others may involve ordinary visions from the past.

Home Safety

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Home safety is critical for those with Alzheimer's and other dementias. Learn about potential safety hazards and get home safety tips.

Caregivers

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If You Live Alone

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Middle-Stage Caregiving

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During the middle stages of Alzheimer's, the person living with dementia will need a greater level of care.

In-home Care

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In-home care allows a person with Alzheimer's to stay in a familiar environment. It also can be of great assistance to caregivers.

Medical Tests

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Late-Stage Caregiving

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The late stage of Alzheimer's usually requires intensive care. As caregiver, your role focuses on preserving quality of life and dignity.

Residential Care

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Different types of facilities provide different levels of care, depending on the person's needs.

Fall 2017

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Summer 2017

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Activities

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Learn how to modify activities to enhance quality of life,

Improving Care

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Stages of Alzheimer's

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Alzheimer's disease typically progresses slowly in three general stages.

Grief and Loss as Alzheimer's Progresses

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It's normal to have feelings of loss as your life is changed by Alzheimer's.

Insurance

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Medicare, private insurance, or a group employee or retiree plan may provide coverage.

End-of-Life Planning

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After diagnosis of Alzheimer's or other dementia, care and end-of-life planning can be difficult. Get facts on hospice, DNR and more to help you plan ahead.

Management

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Facts and Figures

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Learn how Alzheimer's and dementia impacts individuals, caregivers and the nation.

Younger-Onset Alzheimer's

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Diagnosis of younger-onset brings unique challenges. Get information and resources to help you plan for family impact, work, financial and future care.

Our Commitment to Research

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The Alzheimer's Association is the world's largest nonprofit funder of Alzheimer's research.

Daily Care Plan

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Milestones

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The Judy Fund

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

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Learn about the latest research providing insights into how to make lifestyle choices that may help you keep your brain and body healthy as you age.

10 Ways to Love Your Brain

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Key Lifestyle Changes that may Reduce the Risk of Cognitive Decline.

Education

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Education programs, which are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted, cover a variety of topics relating to memory loss and aging.

Community Workshops

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The Alzheimer's Association offers many educational programs for families and individuals facing Alzheimer’s. These programs are free of charge.

Volunteer

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Education

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Education Programs

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We offer several educational programs for families and individuals facing Alzheimer's.

Programs in Central & Eastern Kentucky

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Join us for educational programs and support groups in your area.

Community & Family Education

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We offer educational programs for families and individuals facing Alzheimer's.

Education Programs

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We offer a host of educational and support programs for people living with Alzheimer’s and their families. We also provide professional training opportunities.

Education Programs

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Helping You

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Support for People with Dementia

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If you have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's or another dementia, you are not alone.

Early Stage

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We offer activities and education for those living in early stage or younger onset of Alzheimer's and related dementias.

Beaumont & Southeast Texas

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Resources, community programs, support services, educational opportunities and more in the Beaumont and Southeast Texas Area.

East Texas

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Resources, community programs, support services, educational opportunities and more in the East Texas Area.

Fort Bend

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Resources, community programs, support services, educational opportunities and more in the Fort Bend Area.

Professional Training

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We are committed to helping professionals improve their knowledge and skills and deliver better care to people with dementia and their families.

Professional Training

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Katy & West Houston

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Resources, community programs, support services, educational opportunities and more in the Katy & West Houston Area

Speaker Requests

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Brazos Valley

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Resources, community programs, support services, educational opportunities and more in the Bravos Valley Area.

About Us

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The Heart of America Chapter serves 66 counties in Kansas and Missouri. We offer education and support services to those with Alzheimer's and their caregivers.

Public Policy

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Employment Opportunities

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Join our team! Check out the employment opportunities currently available at our chapter.

Jobs

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Explore current openings on our team.

Jobs

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Explore current openings on our team.

Professional Training

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The Longest Day - New Mexico

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Do something you love, for someone you love.

E-Services

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Get connected from the comfort of your own home! Join one of our live educational or support webinars.

Helping You

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The Hudson Valley Chapter has a wide range of programs to help families and caregivers of people with Alzheimer's disease.

For Professionals

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The Alzheimer's Association is committed to helping professionals improve their knowledge, skills and ultimately deliver better care to people with dementia.

Diversity Outreach

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We seek to be inclusive of the millions of people currently affected by Alzheimer's disease, their caregivers and the communities in which they live.

Professional Training

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We are committed to helping professionals improve their knowledge and skills, build stronger teams and deliver better care to people affected by dementia.

Marquette Area Social Engagement Programs

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Get out and get active while socializing with others going through similar life journeys with our two Marquette based social engagement programs!

I Have Alzheimer's

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Start here if you are someone living with Alzheimer's or dementia.

Arts Fusion Programs

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Arts Fusion creates an environment through the arts that promotes creative expression, interpersonal connections, and enjoyment for persons with dementia.

For Professionals

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Social Engagement

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Social engagement opportunities for people with early memory loss are the best way to stay connected, active, and engaged in your community.

Support Groups

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Support groups meet monthly to provide valuable information and social interaction

Education

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The Alzheimer's Association Louisiana Chapter offers a variety of educational, hands-on learning programs and workshops.

Education

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Walk to End Alzheimer’s® promotes falls prevention this September

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STEADY U Ohio asks all Ohioans to help take “10 Million Steps to Prevent Falls” by walking during September—why not Walk to End Alzheimer’s® while you’re at it?

For Families and Care Partners

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We offer many resources for those who are caring for individuals with Alzheimer's disease.

Family Caregiver

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Professional Training

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Alzheimer's related training for healthcare professionals

Support Groups

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Metro Detroit Fall Conference

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Join us November 29 at the Schoolcraft College VistaTech Center in Livonia for the 7th Annual A Meaningful Live with Alzheimer's Disease" conference.

Caregiver Support Groups

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Being a caregiver is not easy, but you are not alone.

Professional Training

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Support Groups

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Support groups create a safe and supportive environment or community and a chance for participants to develop informal mutual support and social relationships.

Memories

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Safety Services

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The Cleveland Area Chapter promotes the use of safety services as a way to maintain independence and peace of mind.

ALZTalks

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Help members of your church, community or civic group better understand dementia and Alzheimer’s disease

Support Groups

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Support groups are confidential meetings of persons diagnosed with Alzheimer's, or their caregivers.

Alzheimer's Military Task Force

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Alzheimer's Military Task Force announced to help local troops and veterans with dementia-related disorders.

McGinty Conference for Caregivers

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An event for professional and family caregivers, the McGinty Memorial Conference on Alzheimer's disease in Oregon & SW Washington.

Consumer Education

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For people with dementia, caregivers and the general public (community organizations, private companies, volunteer organization, civic groups, etc)

Educational Programs

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Find an education program near you

Mahoning Valley Save-A-Lot stores join fight to end Alzheimer's

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“Forget-me-not” purchases honor National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month.

Education Programs

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We offer a host of educational and support programs for people living with Alzheimer’s and their families. We also provide professional training opportunities.

Operation: Stronger Together

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It's been said many times that we are stronger together

Professional Training

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We are committed to helping professionals improve their knowledge and skills

Early-Stage Programs

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View all of the Southeastern Virginia Early Stage Programs.

West Michigan Conference

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Join us November 39 at Watermark Country Club in Grand Rapids for the Creating Meaningful Engagement Pathways to Positive Dementia Care Conference.

Family Consultations

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Helping you navigate challenges from within your family.

Web-based Programs

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The Caregiver Center offers convenient online training to help with care giving skills and practical advice.

CA-Southland

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Community forum at Wooster High School discusses dementia and local resources

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Caregivers seek additional community and professional awareness, education.

Helping You

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We are here to help. Don't see what you're looking for? Call our 24/7 Helpline: 800.272.3900.

Educational programs

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The Alzheimer's Association Hudson Valley Chapter offers educational programs on a variety of dementia-related topics.

Other Ways to Help

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Resources

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We offer a variety of resources for all individuals living with Alzheimer's Disease, as well as their caregivers.

Ongoing Community Connect Opportunities

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In addition to individual events and outings, the Community Connect program provides a number of ongoing, regularly scheduled social engagement opportunities.

Resources

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Early Stage Programs

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If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with early stage dementia or experiencing changes in memory, involvement in early stage programs can be very helpful.

Shared Genes

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Disaster Response Information

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Alzheimer’s Association issues tips to safeguard loved ones living with Alzheimer’s disease or other

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Summer’s heat and humidity will descend on Central New York this week, marking the first heat wave of the season.

Community Connect Upcoming Programs

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See a full list of upcoming Community Connect social engagement programs!

Community Dementia Programs

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Programs for people with earlystage dementia and dementia transitions and their care partners

Keep Up With Alzheimer’s News and Events

The first survivor of Alzheimer's is out there, but we won't get there without you.

Join the Fight

Learn how Alzheimer’s disease affects the brain.

Take the Brain Tour

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

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