Call our 24 hours, seven days a week helpline at 800.272.3900
Let us connect you to professionals and support options near you. Please select an option below:
Use Current LocationUse Map Selector
Fill out our Storybank form with your connection to Alzheimer's disease
Proceeds from the annual variety show will benefit local programs and services
A former business education teacher at the high school level and a volunteer in the Rockford office.
The Alzheimer's Association invites you to share your story and help us illustrate the impact of Alzheimer's disease and other cognitive disorders.
Jan's Story spotlights younger-onset Alzheimer's | Alzheimer's Association
Tell us your story to help raise Alzheimer's awareness, inspire others in the fight to end Alzheimer's, and let those impacted know they are not alone.
Share your story of how Alzheimer’s disease & dementia has affected you & your family. It may make a difference in someone else’s life.
Mother, Son Team on a Mission to End the Stigma of Dementia Through Art
In the News | Alzheimer's Association
In the News | Everyday Health
My father was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease at age 60 and suspect that his mother also had dementia.
Dance Kaleidoscope dancers rehearse 'Still Connected.' Early Stage Engagement Program of the Alzheimer's Association provided stories for the choreography.
The West Texas Chapter of Alzheimer's Association is excited to announce a new program, Teens #ENDALZ
Get your business or workplace involved in raising awareness and funds for the fight against Alzheimer's!
Be in the know! Check out what's happening at home and throughout the country.
Catch up with the latest news and activity of the Alzheimer's Association and the Colorado Chapter.
Wes Milligan told us about the experience that connected him to our fight to #ENDALZ. Now, we're joining him to issue a statewide challenge.
Help us register 100 new Tennessee teams for the Walk to End Alzheimer's!
A new report finds a troubling disconnect between some seniors and their physicians.
Paying it forward with porsches! CruZionsville benefits the Alzheimer’s Association.
An Indiana woman will play a role in steering the national Alzheimer’s Association when it comes to the disease’s early stages.
Fighting Alzheimer's in Olympia
Find out the latest in Alzheimer's news
Get your businesses or workplace involved in raising awareness and funds for the fight against Alzheimer's!
Our volunteers share how the pandemic has touched their lives.
Our volunteers are passionate and inspired, and they want to make a difference in the fight against Alzheimer's disease.
For MSNBC and NBC News Anchor Richard Lui, Long-Distance Caregiving is an Act of Love
We need your help in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease. Do you enjoy advocacy? Events? Programs? We have opportunities for all volunteers!
Stay up-to-date on the latest news and advances in Alzheimer's treatment, care and research.
Stay up-to-date on the latest news and advances in Alzheimer’s treatments, care and research.
Together, we can achieve more. Join our growing volunteer base.
My dad’s battle with Alzheimer’s was a roller coaster. With support of family, friends, and the Association, we were able to create lifelong memories.
The Alzheimer's Association Greater Indiana Chapter hosted a Community Forum in Valparaiso.
A new report finds Alzheimer’s deaths in Indiana are on the rise as well as related costs.
Our communications team can help develop stories, arrange interviews with experts, and provide you with the latest information on Alzheimer’s and brain health.
Fight back against Alzheimer's and related dementia from the safety of home. Get started or challenge yourself with these 30-minute virtual trainings!
Rod Blough and his wife Jennifer share their Alzheimer's story to help advocate for rights for those diagnosed with younger-onset.
There are many ways to get involved and join the fight! Learn more about getting involved in your community.
Katrina Kappen, Mrs. Putnam County, has been crowned Mrs. West Virginia 2020. A tireless advocate, she is sharing awareness and education throughout her reign.
Greg Murrary announcer for the Columbus Blue Jackets shares his Alzheimer's story.
Spectrum 1 news shares the story of a local Ohio family.
Read our latest news releases.
Stay up to date on national and local Alzheimer's news.
Browse articles and news releases.
Office Contact Information, Chapter Senior Leadership
Become an Advocate for the Alzheimer's Association.
The 2020 Walk to End Alzheimer's goes virtual
On the summer solstice, people around the world participate in an activity they love while raising funds and awareness to help end Alzheimer’s.
Marty Schreiber, Concern & Awareness Volunteer, Milwaukee
Become a volunteer today!
Kate and Frank Spinella of Middletown want to channel their difficulties into making a difference and creating awareness for everyone.
For the last 36 years of Teresa Valko's life, relatives from her mother’s side of the family have been living with Alzheimer’s disease at any one time.
By volunteering, I’ve been given an easy opportunity to repay the kindness offered to our family during my Dad’s illness.
Join the fight against Alzheimer’s disease by becoming an Alzheimer’s Association Rhode Island Chapter volunteer.
Join us in honoring millions of caregivers by sharing a special tribute message during Family Caregivers Month.
Make a difference in the fight to #ENDALZ.
Diagnosed with younger-onset Alzheimer's at 45, Missy is fighting back by raising awareness and volunteering with the Columbia Walk to End Alzheimer's.
21 year old of West Lafayette to embark on his dream trek of the Appalachian Trail to honor his grandmother and raise funds for the Alzheimer's Association.
Caroline James worked caring for those with Alzheimer's and dementia for seven years when Alzheimer’s invaded her own family.
See if your local Alzheimer’s Association chapter has current volunteer opportunities.
Put your skills to use by helping us advance our mission and helping Wyoming families dealing with dementia.
The education and information I received made the disease not so scary, made it so you don’t feel so alone.
A volunteer in the Rockford office, Virginia has dedicated 14 years of service to the Alzheimer’s Association.
January 22, 2008 | Alzheimer's Association
Alzheimer News 1/14/2008 | Alzheimer's Association
Advocates from across the Sunshine State gather annually in Tallahassee to raise Alzheimer's awareness and share their story to legislators.
Public health practitioners focusing on the impact Alzheimer’s has on the population.
The Alzheimer's Association South Carolina Chapter is passionate about raising awareness here in our state. Browse our collection of stories and press releases.
“My Wild Heart” isn’t a documentary about Alzheimer’s. But the disease is the guest star; a villain lurking in the shadows, influencing the storyline.
My father was diagnosed with dementia with Lewy Bodies. His autopsy report indicated he in fact had Alzheimer’s.
"I feel it is important to get the information out about what the Alzheimer’s Association has to offer and how they can help families."
Alzheimer News 6/10/2008 | Alzheimer's Association
Jay Allen Shares How His Mother’s Fight With Alzheimer’s Inspired His Country Hit
The artwork of professional artists as well as creative watercolor paintings from the Memories in the Making art program will be featured in the Purple Gala.
Get involved today and let your voice be heard!
Make a general donation, or a memorial or tribute to honor a friend or family member.
I have been working directly with seniors and those struggling with dementia and Alzheimer’s for 4 years now.
You don’t realize how ugly Alzheimer’s is until you do your research or are personally affected by it.
My personal experience with Alzheimer’s disease stems from my maternal grandfather being diagnosed in the mid-2000s.
My father developed Alzheimer’s disease & having lost him in 2003, now my mother is affected & it seems that my friends & family circle are also now impacted.
Discover the many ways you can make a difference for those navigating Alzheimer's as volunteer with the Alzheimer's Association Central Ohio Chapter.
We have immediate volunteer openings in these areas: Administrative, community representatives, caregiver support group facilitators, special events.
Find Information and Support for African American Families.
Help us support those affected by Alzheimer's in Michigan! Volunteers are passionate, inspired and want to make a difference in the fight against Alzheimer’s.
Get an Alzheimer’s Association branded umbrella when you register for The Longest Day 2021 and complete three actions in your Participant Center!
Programs for people with dementia and their care partners
I took care of my wife who had Alzheimer’s for about 6 or 7 years, and it was a different experience every day.
My late husband, Bruce, was diagnosed with Younger Onset Alzheimer’s at 57 years old and sadly lost his fight at 63 years old.
Alzheimer News 11/13/2008 | Alzheimer's Association
Discover the many ways you can make an impact for those impacted by Alzheimer's as a volunteer with the Alzheimer's Association Northwest Ohio Chapter.
The Alzheimer's Association Illinois Chapter is here to help local families dealing with Alzheimer's and dementia.
We offer a variety of support groups. Find the one that best fits your needs.
Learn the many ways you can volunteer with the Alzheimer's Association Central and Western Virginia Chapter.
Academy-Award winner and Alzheimer’s advocate Marcia Gay Harden shares poignant remarks while leading dementia scientists share latest research update
As the seasons continue to change amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Alzheimer’s Association is offering autumn tips.
Home is a place of comfort, peace and shelter to Boulder realtor Leslie Herz, but she knows from experience that it cannot be taken for granted.
My mother was diagnosed with Alzheimer's & I want to help other families/caregivers to be better educated on ways to help their loved ones with Alzheimer's.
The Alzheimer’s Association Michigan Chapter is pleased to announce its 36th annual Chocolate Jubilee on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020.
Since 2012, Wes Milligan has raised more than $120,000 for the Alzheimer's Association, and became a Top 30 Nationwide Walker in 2020.
Representative Jason Crow encourages Colorodans to join in the fight against Alzheimer's disease and other dementias.
Coloradans from across our state participated in Alzheimer’s Week of Action and asked state lawmakers to make dementia a priority.
The late stage of Alzheimer's usually requires intensive care. As caregiver, your role focuses on preserving quality of life and dignity.
I lost my mom to Alzheimer’s and it was a difficult road for us watching the disease progress.
Susan lives in Somerset, Kentucky and works as a court reporter and farmer.
October 14, 2008 | Alzheimer's Association
Alzheimer's and dementia education to help you navigate the disease at all stages. Find local education programs on our education events page.
Since the coronavirus pandemic began, people with Alzheimer’s and dementia have been dying in numbers higher than the five-year average for this time frame.
Explore virtual and in-home activities for persons with Alzheimer's or dementia.
Researchers Call for Caution
Music Moments features new recordings & exclusive interviews
Present a workshop. Lead a support group. Help with special events. Be an advocate. We have volunteer opportunities for everyone!
Locate staff in your area and learn about how Alzheimer's affects those in Iowa.
Amy Forsyth isn’t afraid of a challenge — learning from her mother, Gail Meindl.
Ohio has an Opportunity to Help Some of its Most Vulnerable Citizens
Learn how to stay physically and emotionally strong.
Alzheimer News 4/21/2008 | Alzheimer's Association
Senate Passes BOLD Infrastructure for Alzheimer’s Act
Basketball Star Fights Alzheimer’s in Honor of Her Mentor and Coach, the Late Pat Summitt
Actress and Caregiver Knows the Devastation of Alzheimer’s
Caring for someone with Alzheimer's is never easy, during this unprecedented times, the challenges are even greater. Two caregivers share the impact.
Survey: Nearly 3 in 4 Americans Say Talking to Close Family Member About Cognitive Decline Would Be Challenging
To mark National Family Caregivers Month, we're recognizing a few of the more than 518,000 Michigan family members and friends serving as caregivers.
During this difficult time we are offering online and phone support including tips and info on caregiving and virtual education programs
Explore the free, on-demand library of webinars from the Alzheimer’s Association that discuss a variety of topics for dementia and Alzheimer’s researchers.
Our free online programs cover dozens of topics, including care strategies and Alzheimer's basics.
This year, Walk to End Alzheimer's is happening on every sidewalk, track and trail across this country. Because Alzheimer’s isn’t waiting. Neither are you.
The Alzheimer's Association AIM Advocacy Forum is the nation's premier Alzheimer's disease advocacy event.
The Alzheimer's Association offers peer- or professionally led groups for caregivers and others dealing with Alzheimer's disease.
The 35th annual Rita Hayworth Gala, will be co-chaired by Princess Yasmin Aga Khan and Anne Hearst McInerney.
Part the Cloud — an inspirational event calling on community leaders, business executives and celebrities to raise awareness and funds to fight Alzheimer's.
Inspire Napa Valley brings together wine enthusiasts and the most exceptional Napa Valley wineries to advance research to end Alzheimer’s disease.
Join leading tau experts from around the world in Washington, D.C., for two days of discussions around key issues impacting the tau research community.
ih mjn mn
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.
CVS Pharmacy locations across the country are supporting the Alzheimer’s Association by giving customers the opportunity to donate at checkout.
Shoppers visiting Marshalls stores March 1-14 can make a donation at checkout to help fight Alzheimer’s disease.
Take part in a global, no-cost virtual conference that showcases the work and advances the careers of neuroscience students and early career researchers.
Join the global, no-cost virtual symposium on Alzheimer’s disease genes and heredity from the Alzheimer's Association and the National Institute on Aging.
Our guide to keeping the Chapter's updates in your Facebook feed.
Elizabeth Gelfand Stearns and The Judy Fund
Latest Greater Cincinnati Chapter news...
Cultural and social activity can open doors for those suffering from memory loss. It reduces the isolation for patient and caregiver.
Together, the strength of our light will outshine the darkness of Alzheimer’s. Together, the strength of our light will outshine the darkness of Alzheimer’s.
The Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's is the world's largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support and research.
Stay updated on local events, education opportunities, support group meetings and other local resources.
Together, the strength of our light will outshine the darkness of Alzheimer’s.
The Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's® is the world's largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support and research.
“This disease affects the person who has it, of course, but also the family, the network of caregivers for that person, and the entire community...”
Alzheimer's is more than an aging issue—it's a threat to public health.
Alzheimer's Advocates from Rochester and Finger Lakes Region to Join More Than 1,000 Citizen Ambassadors in Washington, D.C.
Gov. Cuomo Recognizes Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month in New York State
Alzheimer's cases are growing at an alarming rate in Arizona, meaning thousands of middle-aged children are now caring for ailing parents.
Three Arizona couples talk candidly about Alzheimer's and the diagnosis.
Las Vegas resident and Alzheimer's advocate Nancy Nelson named 2018 Nevada Senior Citizen of the Year.
Congratulations to the 30 teams who chose an activity they loved and honored those they love by doing that activity and fundraised while doing it.
"Alzheimer's is not an aging disease, it's a fatal neurological disease, and we're not supposed to age this way," says Michelle Branham.
The Knowlton family has announced a $500,000 donation to the Colorado Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association.
Ready2Roll Cycling is excited to host the second annual bike ride on Saturday, September 15, 2018 entitled Pedal Away Alzheimer's Ride.
"Today, we mourn the passing of Susie, but forever celebrate her life and legacy," said Michelle Branham, VP of Public Policy for the Alzheimer's Association.
Nebraska Health Professionals Attend the
2018 Alzheimer’s Association International Conference
With the addition of a Vail Valley location this year, the Colorado Walks to End Alzheimer’s have an ambitious fundraising goal of $2.635 million.
The threat of severe weather can be especially challenging for those with dementia and their caregivers. Check out our practical tips for planning ahead.
There is a certain irony to the fact that one of the population groups most at risk for Alzheimer’s disease is among those least likely to seek medical help.
Nearly 200 residents from across the North Country joined the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s presented by Community Bank, N.A.
California State Policy Office of the Association Calls on California to Implement Road Map and Address Alzheimer’s Crisis
Caregivers seek additional community and professional awareness, education.
“Forget-me-not” purchases honor National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month.
Alberta and Ernie Cooper are living out their golden years in a home they built 13 years ago near Branson. Alberta is caring for Ernie, who has Alzheimer's.
Progress is being made in the search for a cure.
Professor of neurology at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston awarded a Zenith Fellows research grant.
Dr. Joanna Jankowsky, associate professor of neuroscience at Baylor College of Medicine, awarded a Zenith Fellows research grant.
Baylor College of Medicine co-hosted its annual “Update on Alzheimer’s Disease” in partnership with Alzheimer’s Association Houston & Southeast Texas Chapter
Introduction of Senate Bill 348, legislation creating an official Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias Task Force to develop a state action plan
External news item test
blurb for test enews item
Katherine Batchelor of Fairport, New York, cares for her mother Dorothy Kane who lives with vascular dementia.
Psychiatric nurse practitioner Kathleen O'Brien talks about her life after being diagnosed with frontotemporal dementia.
The Alzheimer's Association, Rochester and Finger Lakes Region held two community forums on Alzheimer's, dementia and memory loss.
Teresa Morris joins Alzheimer's Association, West Virginia chapter, as Program Director.
Investigators at the West Virginia University Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute using focused ultrasound to treat a patient with early stage Alzheimer’s.
Marshall Health and the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine will launch a new experience
Dinner and auction at NEOMED supports Alzheimer’s awareness, research and care
Nearly 220,000 Ohioans 65+ living with Alzheimer’s, expected to reach 250,000 by 2025
Scientific advancement in Alzheimer's and dementia research.
Very few seniors get tested for cognitive decline, advocates argue they should.
Navigating life when a loved one has dementia.
Learn about two studies studying the affects of cognitive decline in older people.
The benefits of pet ownership.
Presentation on memory loss to be followed by input and discussion
This year on Mother’s Day, give a special thought for the nearly 4 million women across the U.S. who are living with a unique challenge: Alzheimer’s disease.
April 30, 2019 proclaimed Alzheimer’s Awareness Day
Six out of 10 people with Alzheimer's or another form of dementia will wander. "Prepare for the expected,” by signing up for MedicAlert® + Safe Return®.
"It's not possible to prepare for any part of this disease. It hits you in stages, and every one has been more devastating than the one that preceded it."
Wickliffe Progressive Elementary School opens art classroom to include those living with Alzheimer's in a special four-week program.
Pride Month and it's connection to Alzheimer's disease
86th Texas Legislature makes giant strides for Texans dealing with Alzheimer’s Disease and other dementia.
This summer, one Texas man will run the Badwater UltraMarathon, a 135 mile non-stop run across Death Valley, California, to honor his father.
While living in rural America has its appeals, access to healthcare is not among them. There are fewer physicians per capita in rural communities.
Trey Addison, State Public Policy Director, shares about the Longest Day and Ohio's plan to tackle Alzheimer's disease as a state.
The president of Luna Wealth Management, Russell Luna has been elected to the board of directors of the Alzheimer’s Association Colorado Chapter
June is Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month and throughout the month communities issued proclamations to officially recognize the month.
Kelly Helton knows faith will get you through a lot of things — that’s a lesson she learned from her grandmother Phyllis Otis.
National bestselling author Robin Perini has just announced she is donating 10% of her royalties from her latest book to the Alzheimer’s Association.
The Greater East Ohio Area Chapter invites all those who know or have known someone impacted by Alzheimer’s to join the fight for Alzheimer’s first survivor.
Good Day Marketplace shares more about our mission to stop the clock on Alzheimer's.
Cutting-edge research that will advance studies for a cure are the subjects of three new research projects being underwritten by the Colorado Chapter.
Eleven-year-old Grant Wheaton is committed to raising funds and awareness in honor of his grandmother.
Colleen Marshall shares why she Walks on Daytime Columbus
Molly Dierker lost her father and has now raised more than half a million dollars over the years with her team.
On this World Alzheimer’s Day Saturday, it is estimated that 5.8 million people are living with the disease in the U.S. alone.
For years, researchers have been guided by one leading theory — that getting rid of a buildup of a sticky protein would ease the mind-robbing disease.
Family shares experience with Alzheimer's
We’re looking for 16 leaders, representing the 16 hours of daylight on The Longest Day, to ensure our success by joining our 2020 Volunteer Committee.
House passes Senate Bill24 with a 92 to 0 vote on October 10, 2019
Q & A: Biogen to ask FDA to Approve Early Alzheimer's Disease Treatment
For most people, the arrival of Daylight Savings Time means an extra hour of sleep, but for people living with Alzheimer’s, it may accelerate disorientation.
Ohio man feels renewed hope after being in an Alzheimer’s clinical drug trial
Time Change Can Prompt Sleep and Behavioral Issues for People with Alzheimer’s Disease
Gov. Mike DeWine officially signed into law SB24, which calls for the creation of a task force to address Alzheimer’s disease
How Families Affected by Alzheimer’s Can Prepare for Joyous Celebrations
Local Columbus caregiver shares her thanks and gratitude to legislators and Gov. DeWine for the passage of Senate Bill 24
Introduction of a bill that will establish training requirements for first responders on how to identify and interact with individuals with dementia.
Legislation to Require First Responders to Get Dementia Training Needed for Those Who Wander
By: Maureen McGuire
At Vaccinex, Inc. in Rochester researchers have developed a drug so promising it may be a potential treatment for Alzheimer’s disease.
Alzheimer's Association advocates see promise in a new experimental drug developed right here in Rochester.
Telsa Jones Linton of Gates, New York, and Dina Johnson, director of care and support at the Rochester & Finger Lakes Region Chapter, talk about caregiving.
To kick off 2020 and welcome new participants, we're kicking off The Longest Day at Ohio Brewing Co. on Thursday, Feb. 13.
Executive Director Cheryl Kanetsky announced today that Barbara A. Sykes will be the Honorary Chair for the 2020 Akron Walk to End Alzheimer’s.
Columbus Walk to End Alzheimer's outgrows location.
Two senior executives from the Colorado business community have been elected to the board of directors for the Colorado Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association.
By Sarah Taddeo, Democrat and Chronicle, March 6, 2020
By Carol Owens, Minority Reporter, March 6, 2020
This Year’s Reason to Hope Breakfast Had Record Attendance
New 2020 Alzheimer's Facts and Figures special report indicates the need for more doctors trained to treat dementia patients
State Needs More Doctors Trained to Treat Dementia Patients
As Ohio’s population ages, the state will need more specialists and better trained primary care physicians to deal with the onslaught of Alzheimer’s.
Based on the guidance from local public health agencies, we are implementing the following precautionary measures.
For 332,000 Coloradans affected by Alzheimer’s disease, the coronavirus (COVID-19) has created new challenges. The Alzheimer’s Association can help.
Metro Detroit Grocery Store Hours for residents amid Coronavirus outbreak.
Some are social distancing inside with a loved one in various stages of Alzheimer's disease. We have a few suggestions to help everyone enjoy that time.
At 80, June Ross has seen a lot, and now she’s volunteering to help others.
In the News | WLBT
In the News | WJTV
Dementia caregivers feel the burden of isolation.
Take the Brain Tour