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Alzheimer’s Association leading the fight against Alzheimer’s and all other dementias

The Alzheimer’s Association stands at the forefront of the battle against Alzheimer’s and all other forms of dementia, working towards a world without Alzheimer’s and all other dementias. With a robust vision and mission, the Association focuses on care and support, groundbreaking research, impactful advocacy, and community engagement.

On both national and local levels, the Alzheimer’s Association provides comprehensive care and support services for individuals and families affected by Alzheimer’s and other dementias. The association offers a range of services, including a 24/7 Helpline staffed by experts, support groups, educational programs, and online resources.

The Association plays a vital role in educating the public, healthcare professionals, and policymakers about Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. Programs cover various topics, including diagnosis, caregiving, and the importance of early detection. Through awareness campaigns and publications like the recent Alzheimer’s Association 2024 Facts and Figures report, the Association strives to dispel myths and promote understanding of the diseases.

As the largest nonprofit funder of Alzheimer’s research, the Association is committed to accelerating scientific progress toward effective treatments and ultimately a cure. Making investments in a wide range of research initiatives, funding scientific investigations globally, and convening researchers at conferences like the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC).

The Association serves as a leading voice for Alzheimer’s disease advocacy, advocating for increased funding for research and support initiatives at both the state and federal levels. Through partnerships and grassroots efforts, they ensure that Alzheimer’s remains a national priority, influencing key legislation like the National Alzheimer’s Project Act.

Recognizing the importance of diversity in addressing health disparities, the Association is committed to engaging underrepresented communities and providing resources to address the disproportionate impact of Alzheimer’s and dementia. They strive for health equity, ensuring that all communities have access to early diagnosis and quality care.

The Alzheimer’s Association encourages individuals to join the fight against Alzheimer’s by volunteering, advocating for policy change, participating in fundraising events like Walk to End Alzheimer’s and The Longest Day (TLD), and donating to support research and care programs. The Alzheimer’s Association offers numerous opportunities for individuals to get involved and make a meaningful difference in the lives of those affected by dementia.

About the Alzheimer’s Association® The Alzheimer’s Association is available with information and support for families as they navigate the disease and related research. For more information, visit or call the 24/7 Helpline at 800.272.3900.

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