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A Mental Workout

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Exercise May Lower Risk for Cognitive Decline

Memories

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ALZ: A Source of Inspiration, Information and Tips

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Read Our Featured Stories

$47 Million Grant Adds Valuable Brain Imaging Measures to Large Alzheimer’s Clinical Trial of Lifestyle Intervention

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The expanded study will be the first large-scale investigation of how lifestyle interventions affect Alzheimer’s and dementia in the brain.

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 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

CDC Selects Alzheimer’s Association as National Public Health Center of Excellence on Dementia Risk Reduction

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Association one of three BOLD public health centers of excellence in the country

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

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

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

Prevention on the Horizon?

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What Can We Do to Prevent Alzheimer’s? This Question Has Been Asked by Concerned Individuals, Researchers for Years

Candace Parker Puts a Full-Court Press on Alzheimer's

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Basketball Star Fights Alzheimer’s in Honor of Her Mentor and Coach, the Late Pat Summitt

Can Alzheimer's Disease Be Prevented?

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Alzheimer’s prevention has no definite answers yet, but promising research is underway to find a treatment, delay onset and prevent it from developing.

Stay Physically Active

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

Shared Genes

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Be a Healthy Caregiver

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Learn how to stay physically and emotionally strong.

Research

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Anxiety and Agitation

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

Aggression and Anger

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

E-news Archives

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Caregiver Stress

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

10 Ways to Love Your Brain

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

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.

Food and Eating

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

Adult Day Centers

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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.

Wandering

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

Summer 2019

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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.

Vascular Dementia

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Why Get Checked?

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Read about the benefits of receiving an early diagnosis.

Wandering

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

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 Association Celebrates Extraordinary Week

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In the News | Alzheimer's Association

Alzheimer’s Association Applauds Bipartisan Leaders for Legislation to Prevent Elder Abuse

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The Alzheimer's Association and the Alzheimer’s Impact Movement (AIM) support the bipartisan Promoting Alzheimer’s Awareness to Prevent Elder Abuse Act.

Losing Gene Wilder

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Karen Wilder on Her Husband Gene's Battle With Alzheimer’s

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

Senate Prioritizes Nation's Most Vulnerable

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U.S. Senate Passes Promoting Alzheimer’s Awareness to Prevent Elder Abuse Act

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

Keep Your Brain Top of Mind During an Annual Checkup

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Why You Should Get a Cognitive Assessment, and What to Expect

The Supporting Older Americans Act of 2020 Signed Into Law

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The Key Provisions of the Younger-Onset Alzheimer’s Disease Act included

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.

Reducing Stress

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Changes to Your Relationship

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

Lokai

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Still Alice

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Caregiver Depression

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

Delaware

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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.

Incontinence

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

Winter 2018

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Glossary

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Glossary

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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.

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.

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.

If You Live Alone

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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.

Medical Tests

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From mental status testing to imaging, learn how Alzheimer's is diagnosed.

Activities

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Learn how to modify activities to enhance quality of life.

Insurance

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

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.

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.

Improving Care

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Fall 2017

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Summer 2017

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Residential Care

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

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Tips for Dementia Caregivers

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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.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Tips for Dementia Caregivers

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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.

Management

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Stages of Alzheimer's

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

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.

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.

Facts and Figures

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

Daily Care Plan

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Early Stage Activities

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Fun activities for caregivers and those with early stage Alzheimer's disease and dementia

Early Stage Activities

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Fun activities for caregivers and those with early stage Alzheimer's disease and dementia.

Early-stage Services

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Programs that offer education and support for individuals living with a memory or thinking disorder.

Support for People with Dementia

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

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.

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.

Education Programs

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We're committed to educating the public about Alzheimer's and related dementia. Find or request a program near you.

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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.

Activities

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10 Ways to Love Your Brain

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

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.

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.

ADC Kenosha (2017)

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10 WAYS

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Helping You

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The Alzheimer’s Association Miami Valley Chapter provides support and education to those with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias. We are here to help.

Brazos Valley

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

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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Early-stage Programs

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Free programs designed specifically for individuals living with an early-stage memory and thinking disorder and their loved ones.

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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.

Education Programs

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Statewide Education Programs

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Monthly Education Programs regularly available

Dementia

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COVID-19 & Caregiving among free August webinars to help Alzheimer’s caregivers

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The COVID-19 & Caregiving webinar is one of several online classes that will be presented free of charge in August.

Vascular Dementia

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Educational Programs

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Find an education program near you

Education

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

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.

Consumer Education

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

Support Groups

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

Education Programs

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Virtual education programs will be offered during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Autumn tips for Michigan residents facing dementia

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As the seasons continue to change amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Alzheimer’s Association is offering autumn tips.

Feelings

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How To Help a Loved One Cope with Dementia

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Navigating life when a loved one has dementia.

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.

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Helping You

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Education

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Programs Available on Demand

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

Education

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Our educational offerings are flagship sessions on Alzheimer's and dementia.

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.

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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.

Caregiving during COVID-19

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During this difficult time we are offering online and phone support including tips and info on caregiving and virtual education programs

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Adult_Day_Programs

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Activities

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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.

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Education Programs

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Education Programs

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

Alzheimer’s Association will host forum on addressing Alzheimer’s in Tuscarawas County

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Presentation on memory loss to be followed by input and discussion

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.

Classroom Education

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Join us at one of our upcoming free educational programs near you.

Educational programs

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

Educational Programs

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

Virtual Education

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Chapter Conferences

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The Chapter offers periodic conferences that offer in-depth coverage of various educational topics.

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Caregiving during COVID-19

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During this difficult time we are offering online and phone support including care consultations, tips and info on care giving, and virtual education programs

Alzheimer's Brain Awareness Month Activities

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Join us for the month of June as we come together virtually to support brain health by participating in fun activities

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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.

How is Alzheimer's Disease Diagnosed?

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Learn what to expect when visiting a doctor for symptoms of Alzheimer's disease.

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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.

Resource Library

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Our Chapter libraries offer information about Alzheimer's disease, caregiving techniques, coping skills, and many other important topics.

Jobs

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Explore current openings on our team.

Contact Us

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Call any of our offices directly, or, call our 24/7 Information and Support Line. We are here for you.

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.

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.

Professional Training

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Caregiver Support Groups

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You are not alone. Join us virtually for our regular and specialty caregiver support groups with locations throughout Long Island. Get the support you need.

Jobs

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Explore current openings on our team.

Becoming a Concrete Caregiver | November 2020

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Our virtual multi-session program for National Family Caregivers Month.

Virtual / Phone Caregiver Support Group

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Build a support system with people who understand.

Nursing Home Racine

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Liability Waiver

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CBRF List Waukesha

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