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.
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.
Resources are available to help both you and the person with dementia as the disease progresses.
Currently, more than 37,000 West Virginians are living with Alzheimer’s disease, and over 107,000 family and friends are providing care. In Ohio, more than 210,000 individuals are living with Alzheimer's with 597,000 family and friends providing care.
Headquartered in Charleston, with regional offices located in Parkersburg and Morgantown, the West Virginia Chapter serves all fifty-five counties in West Virginia and six counties in Southeastern Ohio, including Athens, Meigs, Morgan, Monroe, Noble and Washington.
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.
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