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On the summer solstice, people around the world participate in an activity they love while raising funds and awareness to help end Alzheimer’s.
Held in more than 600 communities, Walk to End Alzheimer's is the largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support and research.
The Alzheimer's Association AIM Advocacy Forum is the nation's premier Alzheimer's disease advocacy event.
Join us for the largest international meeting dedicated to advancing dementia science.
The Alzheimer's Association offers peer- or professionally led groups for caregivers and others dealing with Alzheimer's disease.
Our own Taylor Wilson share wandering safety tips on Good Morning Columbia.
The Florence Rotary Club presented a check for $12,000 from their Forget-Me-Not 5k Run.
Myrtle Beach community hosts Valentine's Day bake sale to help raise funds for cycling event.
High school hoops star honors grandmother with fundraiser.
Our guide to keeping the Chapter's updates in your Facebook feed.
Elizabeth Gelfand Stearns and The Judy Fund
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One woman’s struggle with memory problems highlights the issues of dementia, a mounting problem as the population ages.
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.
The Health Leadership Fellows program is presented by the Health Foundation of Western and Central New York.
Centers Health Care is the first New York State sponsor for all Walk to End Alzheimer’s® around the state.
Shades of purple will cast a cloak of local support during the month of June for Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month.
The Alzheimer’s Association, Central New York Chapter has partnered with the Onondaga County Public Libraries.
Chipotle Mexican Grills throughout New York, New Jersey and Connecticut will donate 50 percent from each order on June 21 to the Alzheimer’s Association.
Proclamation presented to Alzheimer's Association staff and volunteers in a recent ceremony.
Glazed & Confused is partnering with the Alzheimer’s Association during Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month by bringing back its Purple Rain donut.
An art therapy program for people with early-stage dementia and their family caregivers will be offered this summer in Middletown.
For The Longest Day, Zionsville, Ind., mother-daughter duo Molly and Reese Godby are filling neighborhood lawns with flocks of pink flamingos.
Paying it forward with porsches! CruZionsville benefits the Alzheimer’s Association.
Jorie Stahl helps care for her mother, Jackie, who was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's disease at the age of 59.
Dance Kaleidoscope dancers rehearse 'Still Connected.' Early Stage Engagement Program of the Alzheimer's Association provided stories for the choreography.
An Indiana woman will play a role in steering the national Alzheimer’s Association when it comes to the disease’s early stages.
A new report finds Alzheimer’s deaths in Indiana are on the rise as well as related costs.
The Poughkeepsie office will be at 2649 South Road as of Monday, June 25.
“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 Association celebrates the passage in both chambers of the bipartisan Silver Alert bill.
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.
The Second Annual Alzheimer's Musical Memory Day was held in Sugar Loaf on Sunday, June 24, to benefit the Alzheimer's Association as part of The Longest Day.
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 Alzheimer’s Association wants everyone to remain safe and healthy during the Independence Day holiday.
Summer’s heat and humidity will descend on Central New York this week, marking the first heat wave of the season.
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
The Greater Indiana Chapter elects four new board members for the fiscal year 2019.
Taylor writes about why she fights Alzheimer’s as a part of our “My Connection, My Cause” series.
Allie writes about why she fights Alzheimer’s as part of our My Connection, My Cause series.
One of the biggest challenges to caring for a person living with Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia is also your biggest ally: your family.
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.
Donna Prezant discovered her true calling in volunteering for the Alzheimer's Association after losing her father to the disease.
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?
Anderson man takes on cross-state cycling event "A Ride to Remember" just weeks after his own dementia diagnosis.
Support groups can be a life line for family members caring for a loved one with dementia.
The threat of severe weather can be especially challenging for those with dementia and their caregivers. Check out our practical tips for planning ahead.
On June 21 people will participate in a fundraising activity on The Longest Day. Together, the strength of our light will outshine the darkness of Alzheimer’s.
On Sunday, Sept. 9, more than 20 churches in Westchester County held Purple Sunday events to raise awareness of Alzheimer's disease in their congregations.
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.
In the wake of Hurricane Florence, Patty Younts of Pawleys Island discussed the challenges of caregiving through a natural disaster in this eye-opening article.
The Hudson Valley Chapter has hired Tina Eckert of Kingston to be walk manage for the Dutchess/Ulster and Putnam Walk to End Alzheimer's.
More than 1,750 individuals from across Central New York joined the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s presented by Loretto.
Nearly 400 residents from across Tompkins and Cortland counties joined the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s presented by Cayuga Medical Center
Nearly 200 residents from across the North Country joined the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s presented by Community Bank, N.A.
Cathy writes about her grandmother and why she is so involved with the Walk to End Alzheimer’s as a part of our “My Connection, My Cause”series.
Eric Thompson from the Miami Valley shares his story on how clinical trials have helped him during the past several years.
California State Policy Office of the Association Calls on California to Implement Road Map and Address Alzheimer’s Crisis
Young Greenville woman becomes mom's caregiver – Ali and Jean Strother speak with the Greenville News about what it's like when dementia strikes young.
Caregivers seek additional community and professional awareness, education.
“Forget-me-not” purchases honor National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month.
KOLR10's "The Long Goodbye" series has featured medical professionals and patients who suffer from Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia.
Former Mizzou Coach Warren Powers Honored at Homecoming Game
Dec. 21, the winter solstice, marks the longest night of the year. But after darkness, the light will come!
Prepare for winter weather with our guide
Our Chief Communications Officer writes about why he fights Alzheimer’s as a part of our “My Connection, My Cause” series.
To commemorate Giving Tuesday, longtime volunteer Mary Pat Oliker writes about why she supports the Alzheimer's Association.
For people living with memory loss and their care partners.
Everyone can help in the fight to end Alzheimer's. Join us!
The Alzheimer's Association has been involved in every major advancement in Alzheimer's and dementia research since the 1980s.
Doctors, nurses and other medical professionals caring for patients with Alzheimer’s or another dementia in a primary care or clinical setting.
Professionals caring for individuals living with dementia in health care settings or long-term and community-based settings.
Safety is important for everyone, but the need for a comprehensive safety plan becomes vital as dementia progresses.
You can live well with Alzheimer's by empowering yourself with the right information and resources.
Take control of your health and wellness by focusing your energy on the aspects of your life you find most meaningful.
Individuals with dementia, caregivers and healthy volunteers are all urgently needed to participate in research.
A person with dementia will eventually need assistance with daily living. Routines and activities can be adpated as needs change.
Deciding on care can be a tough decision. We have information to help.
The best thing you can do for the person you are caring for is stay physically and emotionally strong.
Learn about what to expect and what resources are available for each stage of Alzheimer's disease.
Putting legal, financial, and end-of-life plans in place is one of the most important steps you can take.
Take an empowering first step by learning more about the changes you may experience, and what to do next to move forward with your life.
Our programs and services connect you with peers and professionals to help you live your best life for as long as possible.
While there is no cure for Alzheimer’s or a way to slow its progression, there are treatments that may help symptoms.
Learn what to expect when visiting a doctor for symptoms of Alzheimer's.
Join us to raise awareness and funds to further the fight to end Alzheimer’s.
Explore the many ways you can give to end Alzheimer's.
Public health practitioners focusing on the impact Alzheimer’s has on the population.
Get questions to ask and learn what to expect at a visit for symptoms.
Your memory often changes as you grow
older. But memory loss that disrupts daily
life is not a typical part of aging.
Dementia is an overall term that describes a group of symptoms associated with a decline in memory and thinking skills.
Support groups create a safe, confidential and supportive environment. Find a support group near you.
Diagnosis of younger-onset brings unique challenges. Get information and resources to help you plan for family impact, work, financial and future care.
Promising research is under way to find a treatment for Alzheimer's, delay its onset and prevent it from developing.
Is memory loss a natural part of aging? Do aspartame, aluminum, silver dental fillings or the flu shot increase risk of Alzheimer's? Learn the facts about these
Read about the benefits of receiving an early diagnosis.
Alzheimer's disease typically progresses slowly in three general stages.
Learn how to get support and live your best life after a diagnosis of Alzheimer's.
Print and email are educational materials to your patients and caregivers.
Get strategies to help both you and the person with dementia communicate and connect.
Learn about our 24-hour nationwide emergency response service for individuals with Alzheimer's.
Read about ways to make bathing less difficult and safe for those with dementia.
Check out this run-down of common tracking technologies and information about emerging trends.
Disaster situations can be especially confusing for those with Alzheimer's and other dementias. Here, you'll find tips on planning in a disaster.
Learn how music and art activities can provide enrichment and self-expression.
Learn about common care costs and financial documents you'll need.
Learn how to modify activities to enhance quality of life,
Learn how to plan ahead to get the most out of medical appointments.
Learn about important legal documents, including guardianship, power of attorney and living wills.
Medicare, private insurance, or a group employee or retiree plan may provide coverage.
Learn about the Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Plan and coverage for Alzheimer's medications.
Traveling with persons with Alzheimer's or other dementias requires planning. Get tips on how to travel safely with them.
Home safety is critical for those with Alzheimer's and other dementias. Learn about potential safety hazards and get home safety tips.
Suspicions and delusions — firmly held beliefs in things that are not real — may occur in middle- to late-stage Alzheimer's.
Different types of facilities provide different levels of care, depending on the person's needs.
In-home care allows a person with Alzheimer's to stay in a familiar environment. It also can be of great assistance to caregivers.
During the middle stages of Alzheimer's, the person living with dementia will need a greater level of care.
Read about how to help a person with dementia maintain good oral health.
If eating and nutrition have become a challenge, try these strategies to simplify mealtime.
Guidance on driving safety related to dementia, vision & older drivers. Includes videos, tips & resources to help you deal with this difficult topic.
Paramedics, police, firefighters and other emergency personnel responding to situations involving individuals living with dementia.
A person with dementia may become restless or upset in certain places when focused on specific details.
Helping a person with dementia maintain his or her appearance can promote positive self-esteem.
Use these safety tips to help avoid medication-related problems.
Dealing with Alzheimer's can bring out many strong emotions. Get strategies to help your family cope.
With planning, your celebrations can still be happy, memorable occasions.
The Task Force published criteria for the use of brain amyloid imaging technology to aid in the diagnosis of people with suspected Alzheimer's.
What if we could diagnose Alzheimer's before symptoms started?
A worldwide quest is under way to find new treatments to stop, slow or even prevent Alzheimer's.
Learn about causes and how to respond to this common issue in the later stages of Alzheimer's.
While it's important for everyone to plan for the future, legal plans are especially important for a person with Alzheimer's.
Like changes in memory and behavior, sleep changes somehow result from the impact of Alzheimer's on the brain.
Learn about Medicaid eligibility and long-term care coverage.
Early-stage Alzheimer's and related dementia symptoms are mild and the main role of a caregiver is support.
If you pay out-of-pocket care costs for a person with Alzheimer's, you may qualify for tax benefits.
Wandering among people with dementia is dangerous, but there are strategies and services to help prevent it.
It's normal to have feelings of loss as your life is changed by Alzheimer's.
Identifying depression in someone with Alzheimer's can be difficult, since dementia can cause some of the same symptoms.
The late stage of Alzheimer's usually requires intensive care. As caregiver, your role focuses on preserving quality of life and dignity.
In most cases, a person with Alzheimer's is probably looking for comfort, security and familiarity when repeating information.
Learn 10 symptoms of caregiver stress and get tips to avoid burnout.
As Alzheimer's progresses, there are still ways to connect.
Some hallucinations may be frightening to a person with Alzheimer's, while others may involve ordinary visions from the past.
Those with Alzheimer's may not remember familiar people, places or things in the later stages of the disease.
Learn about symptoms, treatment, coping tips and when to see a physician.
Aggressive behaviors can occur suddenly, with no apparent reason, or result from a frustrating situation.
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Search abstracts from studies funded through our grants program.
Our International Research Grant Program funds
investigations to advance our understanding of Alzheimer's.
Learn how to apply for a grant and the associated key dates.
Our grant program supports investigators at every professional stage and includes categories designed to address gaps in research efforts.
Every dollar you give benefits those affected by Alzheimer's disease.
The Alzheimer's Association is the world's largest nonprofit funder of Alzheimer's research.
Science suggests staying active, both mentally and socially, may support brain health.
See which diets help reduce heart disease and may reduce the risk of dementia.
Learn key lifestyle habits that can help keep your body and brain healthy.
Exercise increases blood flow to your brain, providing additional nourishment.
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.
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.
Changing the way researchers work together to answer questions related to the causes, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of Alzheimer's.
A database of funded Alzheimer’s disease research from around the world.
AAIC is the largest and most influential international meeting dedicated to advancing dementia science.
Join our professional society of scientists, physicians and other dementia professionals active in Alzheimer's and dementia research.
A gathering of key researchers, clinicians, and industry, regulatory and government leaders in Alzheimer's disease.
The Green-Field Library is the nation's oldest resource center devoted to knowledge about Alzheimer's.
Web links related to Alzheimer's.
Resources for librarians.
Search our collection.
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Three easy ways to get materials.
Find studies, articles, reports and other data.
Social bookmarking and cataloging.
Expert answers to your questions.
Learn how we can help you.
Useful library apps.
From mental status testing to imaging, learn how Alzheimer's is diagnosed.
Learn how to stay physically and emotionally strong.
Scientists investigating the causes, treatment and prevention of Alzheimer’s and other dementias.
As the world's leading nonprofit funder of Alzheimer's research, the Association is accelerating the field toward solutions for the global Alzheimer's crisis.
As a global leader in Alzheimer's research, we operate in a spirit of inclusiveness, seeking partnerships throughout the scientific community.
This global effort fosters collaboration and knowledge sharing among brain
Accepting a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s or a related dementia requires time to absorb information.
Sign up to receive updates of the latest clinical guidelines, studies, resources and Alzheimer's news.
Our free 24/7 Helpline provides reliable information and support to all those who need assistance.
ALZConnected® is our free, online community for everyone affected by Alzheimer's.
Browse our leading, peer-reviewed journals.
Each year we bring Walk to End Alzheimer's to over 600 communities. We could not do it without our dedicated Walk volunteers.
The 2018 NIA-AA symposium focused on enabling precision medicine for Alzheimer's Disease through Open Science.
Join us in honoring millions of caregivers by sharing a special tribute message during Family Caregivers Month.
Browse articles and news releases.
Stay up to date on the latest news and advances in Alzheimer's treatments, care and research.
The latest news from the Central New York Chapter.
Get the latest news about Alzheimer's disease.
Catch up with the latest news and activity of the Alzheimer's Association and the Colorado Chapter.
Read our latest news releases.
Get the latest news on Alzheimer's and dementia care, research, treatments and more.
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Stay up-to-date on the latest news and advances in Alzheimer’s treatments, care and research.
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Check out the awareness we are having in your communities!
Get the latest news on Alzheimer's and dementia care, research treatments and more.
Stay up-to-date on the latest news in and advances in Alzheimer's treatments, care and research.
Read through our newsletters, quarterly magazine, current media releases and social media pages.
Find out the latest news in Michigan and beyond
Stay up to date on national and local Alzheimer's news.
Find out the latest in Alzheimer's news
The Alzheimer's Association South Carolina Chapter is passionate about raising awareness here in our state. Browse our collection of stories and press releases.
The Alzheimer's Association is dedicated to promoting awareness of the latest Alzheimer's research, resources, and news.
Oakwood residents Courtney and Eric Deutsch have been named honorary chairpersons of the 2018 Walk to End Alzheimer’s.
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Learn about the Aloha Chapter.
Find local help and resources.
Make a difference in the fight to #ENDALZ.
Learn more about the many services and programs we offer to help those affected by Alzheimer's and dementia, their caregivers and loved ones.
The Alzheimer's Association is a 501(c)3 committed to helping those living with Alzheimer's and related dementia, and their families in Central & North Florida.
Our professional staff is dedicated to helping people impacted by Alzheimer’s through free care consultations, support groups, education programs and more.
We need your help in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease. Do you enjoy advocacy? Events? Programs? We have opportunities for all volunteers!
Learn more about the Alzheimer's Association Central and Western Virginia Chapter.
The Alzheimer's Association Central & Western Virginia offers a variety of services including care consultation, support groups, safety services and education.
Learn the many ways you can volunteer with the Alzheimer's Association Central and Western Virginia Chapter.
Learn more about the Central New York Chapter
Learn the many ways the Central New York Chapter can help people with Alzheimer's and dementia and their caregivers and families.
Volunteer for Our Cause | Alzheimer's Association, Central New York Chapter
Learn the many ways the Central Ohio Chapter can help people with Alzheimer's and dementia and their caregivers and families.
Learn the many ways you can volunteer with the Alzheimer's Association Central Ohio Chapter.
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Want to get involved? The Alzheimer’s Association counts on hundreds of volunteers help fulfill our mission. Please consider joining us.
Learn about the Desert Southwest Chapter.
Find help and resources in Arizona and southern Nevada.
The Alzheimer's Association is a 501(c)3 committed to helping those living with Alzheimer's and related dementia, and their families in Florida Gulf Coast.
Alzheimer's Association, Georgia Chapter has been serving the Georgia area since 1982 and has seven regional offices.
The Greater Dallas Chapter provides support, education, and training to increase knowledge and support those facing Alzheimer's disease and other dementias.
Join Us! Become a volunteer.
Our volunteers are passionate, inspired and want to make a difference in the fight against Alzheimer's disease.
Learn the many ways the Greater East Ohio Area Chapter can help people with Alzheimer's and dementia and their caregivers and families.
Learn about the Greater Idaho chapter.
Find support groups, education classes, resources and tools to support those facing Alzheimer's and other dementias.
Learn more about what we do, our Greater Indiana Chapter team, and how to reach us.
The Greater Indiana Chapter provides a wide variety of support for those living with Alzheimer's and their caregivers.
There are many ways to be involved as a volunteer and we want you to be a part of our mission.
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