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Alzheimer’s is devastating our nation. Share the facts and join the fight.

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We are here for You

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: wvinfo@alz.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. 

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We’re walking in 2021 — and we invite you to join us.
Whether we’re together at an in-person gathering or in small groups in our individual neighborhoods, the funds you raise through Walk to End Alzheimer’s® help us to be there for families facing Alzheimer's and all other dementia. The health and safety of our constituents, staff and volunteers will be our top priority as we assess the changing status of the pandemic and make a decision about how we’ll walk in 2021. Register today and be the first to know about Walk in your area.

 

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Know the 10 Signs

Your memory often changes as you grow older. But memory loss that disrupts daily life is not a typical part of aging.

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When Someone You Love Is Diagnosed

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.

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Detect cognitive impairment quickly and efficiently with our Cognitive Assessment Toolkit.
 

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Alzheimer's Association, West Virginia Chapter

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.  

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CANCELED: Kanawha County Hansford Senior Center Caregiver Support Group - 4th Monday

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