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We provide care and support to those affected

The Alzheimer's Association works on a global, national and local level to provide care and support for all those affected by Alzheimer's and other dementias. We are here to help.

We have local chapters across the nation, providing services within each community. Find a chapter near you.

Our professionally staffed 24/7 Helpline (1.800.272.3900) offers information and advice to more than 300,000 callers each year and provides translation services in more than 200 languages.

We host face-to-face support groups and educational sessions in communities nationwide.

We provide caregivers and families with comprehensive online resources and information through our Alzheimer's and Dementia Caregiver Center, which features sections on early-stage, middle-stage and late-stage caregiving.

We accelerate research and create a path for global process

As the largest nonprofit funder of Alzheimer's research, the Association is committed to accelerating the global progress of new treatments, preventions and ultimately, a cure. Visit our online Research Center. We advance the understanding of Alzheimer's through our peer-reviewed research grant program, has invested over $385 million in more than 2,500 scientific investigations since 1982.

We advocate

The Association is the leading voice for Alzheimer's disease advocacy, fighting for critical Alzheimer's research, prevention and care initiatives at the state and federal level. We diligently work to make Alzheimer's a national priority. Join our cause.

Join our cause

Volunteer with the Alzheimer's Association. Plan an event, facilitate a support group or sign up for another opportunity to advance the cause.

Advocate for those affected by Alzheimer's and urge legislators make the disease a national priority.

Participate in Walk to End Alzheimer's®, the world's largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's disease care, support and research.

Start a team for The Longest Day®. Honor the strength, heart and endurance of those facing Alzheimer's with a day of activity June 21 - the summer solstice.

Donate to advance vital research and provide care and support programs.

Register for Alzheimer's Association TrialMatch®, a free, easy-to-use clinical studies matching service that connects individuals with Alzheimer's, caregivers, healthy volunteers and physicians with current studies.

Together, we can change the future of Alzheimer's. Donate today.

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