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The day with the most light is the day we fight! On or around June 21 — the summer solstice — use your creativity to raise funds and awareness for the cause.
On June 21, the summer solstice, people from across the world will fight the darkness of Alzheimer's through a fundraising activity of their choice.
Register for The Longest Day by the winter solstice. Together, the strength of our light will outshine the darkness of Alzheimer's.
Join our task force to help recruit more teams, build awareness and helping a Longest Day team in your area.
Trey Addison, State Public Policy Director, shares about the Longest Day and Ohio's plan to tackle Alzheimer's disease as a state.
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.
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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.
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This board is comprised of people dedicated to changing the course of Alzheimer's disease through leading our DIY fundraising initiative, The Longest Day.
On June 21, the summer solstice and the day with the most light, Central Texas residents will join advocates across the world for The Longest Day.
We're recruiting 62 local businesses to go ALZ IN for The Longest Day and support the 6.2 million Americans living with Alzheimer's.
Across South Carolina, join us to fundraise or volunteer with The Longest Day.
Join the Cleveland Area Chapter's fundraising and awareness events and support the fight against Alzheimer's and all other dementia.
To kick off 2020 and welcome new participants, we're kicking off The Longest Day at Ohio Brewing Co. on Thursday, Feb. 13.
New Yorkers have created amazing fundraisers for The Longest Day and the fight against Alzheimer's. And you can support them!
In Little River, SC, a young lady with a big heart is serving up baked goods and smiles to raise funds and awareness through The Longest Day.
For The Longest Day this year, Susan LaMotte is honoring her dad and channeling his love of scratch-off tickets. Read more on our blog.
For 2021, Betsy Morgan-Brown made a special New Year's resolution. She committed to walking 355 miles, losing 21 pounds and raising $2,100 by June 20, 2021.
Join us to raise awareness and funds to further the fight to end Alzheimer’s. Our signature events take place in communities across the nation.
Find a local event. Rally your community. Fight Alzheimer’s.
Participate in an upcoming event to raise awareness and support for Hoosiers facing Alzheimer's.
Learn more about the Alzheimer's Association's two signature fundraising events and how you can be part of them.
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.
After training for 13 weeks, a little rain couldn't stop Tyler Brown from running. Read about Tyler's personal marathon to raise funds for The Longest Day.
Help plan, promote and work the day of the event.
Find fundraising events, education classes, conferences, support groups, and more.
Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Forum Recognizes Alzheimer’s Association’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s and Longest Day Event Success
Find upcoming events across Florida and join the movement to end Alzheimer's and all other dementia.
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Please join one of our many The Longest Day fundraisers and support the fight against Alzheimer's.
Two Colorado expedition racers will paddle 308 miles of the Colorado River to help find a cure for Alzheimer's.
The Alzheimer’s Association Western New York Chapter holds several fundraising and awareness-building events each year.
Meet Morgan Blunt of Columbia, SC, who volunteers as our Engagement Chair for The Longest Day, even while joggling a busy college schedule.
There are many ways to get involved and join the fight! Learn more about getting involved in your community.
Learn about volunteer opportunities in your area!
Become an event volunteer and help fund our care and research programs.
Allie (Svacina) Manzanares inherited her beloved grandmother's loved of baking, and her desire to share it with the world.
Our work is only possible with the help and support of volunteers.
South Glens Falls Resident Spearheading the Event to Kickoff Registration with Adirondack Winter Hike
Make a contribution to help accelerate Alzheimer's research and provide care and support services to families navigating the disease.
Together, we can achieve more. Join our growing volunteer base.
Find an education program, support group, advocacy opportunity or fundraising event coming up near you.
Meet our Nebraska Chapter team members.
Join us to raise awareness and funds to further the fight to end Alzheimer’s.
There are many ways to be involved as a volunteer and we want you to be a part of our mission.
Alzheimer's Association volunteers serve education and outreach programs, lead support groups, and provide office and event assistance.
Join the fight against Alzheimer's disease,, become a volunteer - plan an event, host a support group or help in our offices - so many ways to be involved.
See how you can make a difference in combating this deadly disease. Volunteer and show your support.
Make a difference in the fight to #ENDALZ.
Kelly Gardner and her siblings know ranching and they know Alzheimer’s disease.
Volunteer for Our Cause | Alzheimer's Association, Central New York Chapter
Learn the top 4 ways you can help us #ENDALZ.
Our volunteers are passionate, inspired and helping us to #EndAlz.
Put the fun in fundraising with one of our annual community events.
Find current events all over the state of Illinois and join the fight against Alzheimer's.
Kate and Frank Spinella of Middletown want to channel their difficulties into making a difference and creating awareness for everyone.
Whatever your interests or experience, there's a volunteer role for you with the Alzheimer’s Association, New York City Chapter.
Learn about different ways you can become involved today!
Put your skills to use by helping us advance our mission and helping Wyoming families dealing with dementia.
Emerging community leaders who raise awareness of Alzheimer's and all other dementia and take action by providing support, fundraising, education, and advocacy.
Volunteers are the backbone of our organization - from support group leaders, to day-of-event volunteers, and more, our volunteers keep us going!
Angel McClure knows that her husband, Adam, worries about Alzheimer’s disease. It runs in his family. That’s when Angel, and her son Bobby, took action.
Learn how you can get involved as a Delaware Valley Chapter volunteer.
In honor of her grandmother, Denver-based Kate is now setting a vigorous pace to raise awareness of the disease and funds.
June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month
Organize your own fundraising initiative and collect funds for the care, support and research efforts of the Alzheimer's Association.
My primary inspiration is my mom who passed from Alzheimer’s and her mother as well, along with her brother who developed dementia.
Volunteer and make a difference.
Join the fight against Alzheimer’s disease by becoming an Alzheimer’s Association Rhode Island Chapter volunteer.
Alzheimer's disease is a global crisis with significant local impact. Our Chapter provides local support & services to all affected by Alzheimer's.
Present a workshop. Lead a support group. Help with special events. Be an advocate. We have volunteer opportunities for everyone!
The Town of Clover, SC is going all-in for the fight against Alzheimer's.
Our volunteers are passionate, inspired and want to make a difference in the fight against Alzheimer's disease.
Alzheimer's Association California Central Coast Chapter is proud to have many active partners in our community. Become a partner today.
Join the fight against Alzheimer’s disease, become a volunteer - plan an event, host a support group or help in our offices - so many ways to be involved.
Discover how you can make a difference for families impacted by Alzheimer's and other dementia with our Alzheimer's Association volunteer opportunities.
Our volunteers are passionate and inspired, and they want to make a difference in the fight against Alzheimer's disease.
Jane lives in Benton, Kentucky, is a retired technology coordinator in the local school district and manages her family farm.
Resources, community programs, support services, educational opportunities and more in the North Harris and Montgomery County Area.
We help all those facing Alzheimer’s and other dementias by providing support and education, while advancing crucial research and public policy initiatives.
There is a way for everyone to be involved in the fight against Alzheimer's.
Volunteers are the cornerstone of any great organization and we're looking for positive and enthusiastic people to join us in our mission.
The Alzheimer's Association South Carolina Chapter has a great team working to advance our mission in our state.
The Alzheimer’s Association serves families locally with dedicated staff members who provide education, support services, volunteerism, advocacy efforts & more.
Dedicated staff supporting local families across Central and North Florida.
Our team shares a passion for helping individuals and families who are affected by Alzheimer’s.
Meet the faces behind our mission.
Alzheimer's Association, Central and North Florida Chapter serves 43 counties with education and support as well as raising funds for research.
The Alzheimer's Association, Florida Gulf Coast Chapter serves 16 counties with education and support as well as raising funds for research.
Our confidential support groups help attendees develop coping methods, encourage self-care, learn about community resources and optimize care techniques.
Join us in Madison for Wisconsin Advocacy Day. Raise your voices to make Alzheimer's and dementia legislative priorities.
Mark Macy has been an ultra-endurance athlete since 1986. But the reward for racing now isn’t a pile of cash or a trophy. It’s raising awareness of Alzheimer’s
Alzheimer's News, 6/2/2014 | Alzheimer's Association
The Cleveland Area Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association provides local free care and support services to families impacted by Alzheimer's
This summer, one Texas man will run the Badwater UltraMarathon, a 135 mile non-stop run across Death Valley, California, to honor his father.
Join us on March 14 at the Statehouse in Columbus, OH., for a day of advocacy for caregivers and families.
The Alzheimer’s Association Michigan Chapter is hosting a special luminary lighting on the winter solstice to honor all those impacted by dementia.
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Give the gift of time by joining our cause as a volunteer. We have many options to suit your unique interests.
My decision to become a Community Educator is two-fold. I had a family member with Alzheimer’s and did not understand the change in her behavior.
As a Long-Term Care Provider I’ve seen over a thousand Eastern Kentuckians pass away from Alzheimer’s and also lost my grandmother & great uncle to Alzheimer’s.
The gift of time is one of the most generous gestures a person can make.
Get your business or workplace involved in raising awareness and funds for the fight against Alzheimer's!
Become a volunteer today!
Resources, community programs, support services, educational opportunities and more in the Bay Area and Galveston.
Get your businesses or workplace involved in raising awareness and funds for the fight against Alzheimer's!
Get involved today and let your voice be heard!
Use the following steps as a guideline to make a personalized plan for you and your family.
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.
Explore the various ways you can become involved with the Alzheimer’s Association Illinois Chapter.
Each year the devoted Michigan Chapter staff assists thousands of families affected by Alzheimer's throughout Michigan.
Find your niche with the Alzheimer's Association!
Coronavirus (COVID-19) tips for dementia caregivers, answers to common questions and the latest pandemic information - from the Alzheimer's Association.
Administrative, Programs & Public Policy, Development & Special Events
We treasure our volunteers! Email volunteer.alz.org to get connected today!
For many, Mother's Day is a time to remember the amazing women who shaped our lives. For Dr. Troy Hall, that means honoring the lessons learned from his mom.
Fighting Alzheimer's in Olympia
Alzheimer's News, 6/19/2014 | Alzheimer's Association
November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month and National Family Caregivers Month.
Providing help and support to caregivers can be easier than most people think. Even little acts can make a big difference.
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We worry about what the future may hold for our children and grandchildren as both sides of our family have a history of Alzheimer’s disease.
Learn the many ways you can volunteer with the Alzheimer's Association Central and Western Virginia Chapter.
“Living with Alzheimer’s,” a special interactive three-part program that looks at all phases of Alzheimer’s disease, will be offered Saturday, March 19.
Join the fight against Alzheimer's disease by volunteering with the Alzheimer's Association Greater New Jersey Chapter.
Discover the many ways you can make a difference for those navigating Alzheimer's as volunteer with the Alzheimer's Association Central Ohio Chapter.
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Alzheimer’s advocates play an important role in advocating for the quality of care and quality of life for people with Alzheimer’s disease and their families.
Actor on His Mom’s Struggle with the Disease and His Family’s Advocacy
Mark Thompson, Chief Growth Officer for Delta Dental of Colorado, has been elected chair of the board of the Alzheimer’s Association of Colorado for 2023.
‘Love Is Blind’ Star Shares Grandmother’s Recipes
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.
Good Day Marketplace shares more about our mission to stop the clock on Alzheimer's.
We are here to help. Don't see what you're looking for? Call our 24/7 Helpline: 800.272.3900.
January is Financial Wellness Month. It's a good time to explore the costs and options of Alzheimer's care that may be open to us should the need arise.
The Alzheimer's Association collaborates locally and nationally to advance diversity, equity and inclusion. Learn about our partners and partnerships.
At the Alzheimer's Association, diversity and inclusion are vital to our mission.
Locate staff in your area and learn about how Alzheimer's affects those in Iowa.
"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."
June is Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month and throughout the month communities issued proclamations to officially recognize the month.
Alzheimer's disease typically progresses slowly in three general stages.
The Alzheimer’s Association Houston & Southeast Texas Chapter has been serving Greater Houston and the Southeast Texas area for over thirty years.
Learn what the Alzheimer's Association is doing in your community.
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April 30, 2019 proclaimed Alzheimer’s Awareness Day
Alzheimer’s News, 6/1/2015 | Alzheimer's Association
June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month
June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month. More than 489,000 residents in NJ, PA, and DE are living with Alzheimer’s
Get to know the Vermont Chapter team. We may be small, but we are mighty!
Stay up-to-date on the latest news and advances in Alzheimer’s treatments, care and research.
The Alzheimer's Association Helpline operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week, in 140 languages.
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The Alzheimer's Association 24/7 Helpline (800.272.3900) operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week, in more than 200 languages.
Call us for reliable information and support any time – day or night. The Alzheimer's Association Helpline operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Join our advocacy team to advance public policy and pass critical legislation, both online and in-person.
Volunteers can participate in Special Events throughout the Illinois Chapter.
New PSAs from Ad Council and Alzheimer’s Association Remind Families to Discuss Cognition Concerns Early
Michelle and Zayd Cartanega, Walk Committee, Milwaukee
The Mississippi Chapter participates in two signature fundraising events; The Longest Day and The Walk to End Alzheimer's. Together we will #ENDALZ.
Learn more about our chapter's education programs, support groups, social activities and care consultations.
Through our many initiatives and worldwide reach, the Alzheimer’s Association leads the charge in Alzheimer’s care, support, research and advocacy.
The Alzheimer’s Association and University College London (UCL) are partnering to study brain aging and dementia
Former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor Bravely Announced Diagnosis of Dementia, Possibly Alzheimer's
Caregiver Tips & Tools: Caregiver Care
Join us at one of our annual educational conferences, bringing together health care professionals and family caregivers.
Take steps to prepare for a disaster in your community.
The Western New York Chapter has a wide range of programs to help families and caregivers of people with Alzheimer's disease.
Learn about the programs that your chapter provides to help you: caregivers and individuals struggling with Alzheimer's.
Need any help? Call 800.272.3900
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Become a member of our Walk to End Alzheimer's volunteer committees across the state and can help plan and execute the event.
We are here to help. Check out our services and support-centered programming. Don't see what you're looking for? Call our 24/7 Helpline: 800.272.3900.
From Olympia to Washington D.C., our advocates leave an impact on legislators and move our mission forward.
Jim Holmes, Men’s Support Group Facilitator, Advocate, Sheboygan
Alzheimer's disease is a global crisis with significant local impact. Miami Valley's Chapter provides local support & services to all affected by Alzheimer's.
Learn the many ways the West Virginia Chapter can help people with Alzheimer's and dementia and their caregivers and families.
We are available day or night, 365 days a year, by phone. And, yes, a real person will speak with you, not a recording.
Our toll-free 24/7 Helpline
An easy way to make sure your shopping benefits the Alzheimer's Association.
Learn more about how you can get more involved with the Arkansas Chapter and volunteer for critical events and activities in our fight against Alzheimer's!
Through education, support groups, and other opportunities, our staff and volunteers across the state are here to help.
Get tips on organizing the day, planning activities and creating a daily plan.
Caring for someone with Alzheimer's is never easy, during this unprecedented times, the challenges are even greater. Two caregivers share the impact.
Learn more about the many services and programs we offer to help those affected by Alzheimer's and dementia, their caregivers and loved ones.
Alzheimer News 5/13/2008 | Alzheimer's Association
Time Change Can Prompt Sleep and Behavioral Issues for People with Alzheimer’s Disease
Local programs & resources for people with Alzheimer's disease or dementia and caregivers.
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We are here to help. Don't see what you're looking for? Call our 24/7 Helpline at 800.272.3900.
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At the Alzheimer’s Association, our employees are at the core of all we do. Explore career opportunities throughout the California Central Coast.
How to contact the Eastern North Carolina Chapter
Allow us to help you through this difficult time and answer your questions.
Connect with us to learn more about our local Alzheimer's and dementia services, volunteer opportunities and fundraising events.
The Miami Valley Chapter provides support groups, education programs & other resources to help those impacted by Alzheimer's disease and other dementias.
Every day we encounter individuals who are concerned about memory loss - their own or a loved one's. Is it normal aging or something more serious?
We provide help, answers and referral to those affected by Alzheimer's disease and dementia.
When Alzheimer's touches your life, we are here for you. Anytime, day or night, call us for reliable information and support.
The Alzheimer’s Association Memory Cafe is an opportunity for people with dementia and their caregivers to get out and interact in an understanding environment.
Find support groups and more offered by the Central Ohio Chapter for caregivers, families, and anyone living with Alzheimer's and dementia.
The Alzheimer's Association Michigan Chapter will again partner with the Wayne State Institute of Gerontology for its virtual Issues in Aging Conference.
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.
Meet one-on-one with a staff member, who will help assess your needs, problem-solve, and provide information about other resources in the community.
Here is just a few of the featured stories from a Ride to Remember held over a three day weekend during July 9-11th.
Our 24/7 Helpline is available in to answer questions for caregivers or families.
Sonja Akright, Advocacy Volunteer, Lake Geneva
Alzheimer’s disease is among the most financially taxing diseases that we and our loved ones will ever encounter.
Helping you and your family develop a road map to navigate through the many thoughts, emotions, and questions you may have about memory loss and dementia.
The Alzheimer's Association 24/7 Helpline (800.272.3900) is available around the clock to help those facing Alzheimer's disease and all other dementias.
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.
Alzheimer News 9/21/2009 | Alzheimer's Association
Brighton resident Lauren Kovach was named the 2020 Advocate of the Year today — World Alzheimer’s Day.
The Alzheimer’s Association Long Island Chapter will host its 2022 Annual Alzheimer’s & Dementia Conference on Nov. 18.
Help us support those affected by Alzheimer's in Maryland! Volunteers are passionate, inspired and want to make a difference in the fight against Alzheimer’s.
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.
The Oklahoma Chapter provides support, education and training to increase knowledge and support those facing Alzheimer's disease and other dementias.
Join us for North Texas Giving Day on September 19, 2019 and make a gift to The Alzheimer’s Association, Dallas & Northeast Texas Chapter.
Find an in-person support group or join our online community.
Talk with a licensed social worker about your family's unique situation, free of charge
Alzheimer News 1/27/2011 | Alzheimer's Association
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If you are a caregiver for a loved one living with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia, you understand COVID-19 social isolation.
Deciding on care can be a tough decision. We have information to help.
Bryan Saulter is suffering with early onset Alzheimer's. Mary, Bryan's mother, hopes to make his childhood dream of swimming with sharks come true.
The Alzheimer’s Association Miami Valley Chapter has announced the dates for its five 2022 Walk to End Alzheimer’s.
We offer many support groups, at various times and locations.
This is a comprehensive event dedicated to Alzheimer’s disease research, education, and caregiver support.
The Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s is the nation’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's.
Feature information on topics such as diagnosis, warning signs, communication, and caregiving techniques.
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The convenient alternative to attending programs onsite. Register today.
Respite provides relief to people caring for those with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia, helps reduce stress and improve the quality of care provided.
The Alzheimer’s Association provides services to the entire state of South Carolina. We're here for individuals and families facing any type of dementia.
With headquarters office in El Paso, TX, the West Texas Chapters serves the cities of Amarillo, Lubbock, Midland and the surrounding counties.
Our 24/7 Helpline 800.272.3900 serves people with memory loss, caregivers, health care professionals and the public.
The Alzheimer's Association is here to help.
Call any of our offices directly, or, call our 24/7 Information and Support Line. We are here for you.
Virtual support groups available.
A one-day conference for people living with Mild Cognitive Impairment and early dementia, families, friends and professionals.
You can make a difference. Help us make Alzheimer's a priority both nationally and in your state.
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.
The Alzheimer’s Association Michigan Chapter will host the David E. Rutledge Charity Golf Outing on Monday, July 13 at Eagle Crest Golf Course in Ypsilanti.
Learn how easy it is to make a monthly donation to the Alzheimer's Association.
Meet some of the staff and volunteers who advance our mission.
The Greater Missouri Chapter can always use your help! Reach out to your chapter, so we can find the right volunteering fit for your skillset and passions.
National Resources and Information
The Alzheimer’s Association 24/7 Helpline (800.272.3900) is available around the clock, 365 days a year.
We are looking for people who want to build their careers and make a difference each and every day for those impacted by Alzheimer’s.
Everyone needs a break. Respite care provides carepartners a temporary rest from caregiving.
Being a caregiver is not easy, but you are not alone.
Alzheimer’s Discriminates Against Women: Far More Women Than Men Impacted by Alzheimer’s, Numbers Growing Fast
Gary Gibson is one of eight individuals chosen nationwide to serve on the group.
A special session on the benefits of occupational therapy will be among the offerings in the free March 10 Rocky Mountain Conference on Dementia.
Like 10,000 other Wyomingites, Linda Brewster from Gillette is living with a disease that day by day steals a bit more of her.
Support Groups are scheduled in-person or virtual gatherings of people with Alzheimer’s disease or related disorders, their family, friends, or caregivers.
Like changes in memory and behavior, sleep changes somehow result from the impact of Alzheimer's on the brain.
Find help and resources from your Wisconsin Chapter.
Our free 24/7 Helpline provides reliable information and support to all those who need assistance.
We offer classroom and web-based training for healthcare supervisors and direct care workers in assisted living and nursing homes.
We are excited to offer essentiALZ training, certification and Exchange for direct care professionals in Florida at no cost while supplies last.
We offer several educational programs for families and individuals facing dementia, as well as interested community members.
Amy Forsyth isn’t afraid of a challenge — learning from her mother, Gail Meindl.
Ron Maddocks has always looked up to his father, Roger. His dad was his hero, not just in the “dad” sense, but in real life.
Cyndy Noel learned many lessons during the 10 years that she cared for her husband, Ron, during his journey with Alzheimer’s disease.
Caregivers face special challenges. Our resources can help at every stage.
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