Call our 24 hours, seven days a week helpline at 800.272.3900
No matter where you are, you can walk in small, safe groups of friends and family in your community. Because we're all raising funds for one goal: A world without Alzheimer's and all other dementia.
The health and safety of our constituents, volunteers and staff remain our driver as we address the COVID-19 outbreak as we continue to pursue our mission, today and in the longer term.
Based on the guidance of public health agencies, we will be working remotely, until further notice. Meetings, events and participation, both in internal and external activities, will be conducted online or by phone, whenever possible. You can reach us by calling 304.343.2717 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please know that the Alzheimer's Association is available
to you 24/7 through our Helpline at 800.272.3900.
The Alzheimer's Association recommends the following dementia caregiver tips
during this COVID-19 outbreak.
Dementia-related behaviors, increased age and common health conditions may increase a person's risk of contracting COVID-19. Learn how to help protect your loved one.
Get Tips to Stay Healthy
Your memory often changes as you grow older. But memory loss that disrupts daily life is not a typical part of aging.
Learn the Signs
Coming to terms with the diagnosis requires time. Immediate reactions of denial and fear are normal and may help you and the person diagnosed process the grief you are feeling.
Detect cognitive impairment quickly and efficiently with our Cognitive Assessment Toolkit.
Get the Toolkit
Resources are available to help both you and the person with dementia as the disease progresses.
Currently, more than 38,000 West Virginians are living with Alzheimer’s disease, and over 107,000 family and friends are providing care.
Headquartered in Charleston, with regional offices located in Parkersburg, Martinsburg and Morgantown, the West Virginia Chapter serves all fifty-five counties in West Virginia.
We provide education and support to all those facing Alzheimer’s and other dementias throughout our community, including those living with the disease, caregivers, health care professionals and families. We are also committed to advocating for the needs and rights of those facing Alzheimer’s disease and advancing critical research toward methods of treatment, prevention and, ultimately, a cure.
Learn the many ways the West Virginia Chapter can help people with Alzheimer's and dementia and their caregivers and families.
Programs & Services
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.
The Alzheimer's Association offers many educational programs for families and individuals facing Alzheimer’s. These programs are free of charge.
The Alzheimer's Association offers support groups across our Chapter area, led by trained facilitators for care partners and persons affected by Alzheimer’s.
The Alzheimer’s Association provides free in-depth education, problem solving and assistance with planning for future needs.
Take the Brain Tour