In North Carolina, the Alzheimer’s Association provides patient and family services, information and referral, education, and advocacy throughout all 100 counties. We provide a variety of services including a 24/7 Helpline, support groups, educational programs, and MedicAlert®. We offer opportunities to get involved and to make a difference. On our blog, you will find event announcements and media coverage, as well as stories highlighting those dedicated to making a difference in the fight against Alzheimer’s in our great state.

High School student fights for generations to come

Historically, Alzheimer’s disease has been viewed as an ‘elder issue’. A worry that only occupies the minds of older adults. Something for you to worry about much later in life. To some, that might still be true. But this disease has been concerning those much younger recently as well. Of course everyone has a different […]

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It Takes a Village

We’ve all heard the phrase. The timeless adage is tossed around a lot. For Berkley Stafford, though, it’s an aphorism that truly hits home — and the office and the sidewalk. In 2017, the CEO of Emerald Isle’s TransImpact launched a company initiative to leave the world a better place. Aided by like-minded employees, Impact1 […]

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Family in Search of Rainbow in the Midst of Dementia ‘Storm’

“Change is the only constant in our lives, and we are learning to adapt daily,” shares daughter Reena and wife Varsha Isharani of Greensboro, North Carolina.  Their father/husband, Jay, was diagnosed with dementia in 2017.  “While we may make the weekly schedule each Sunday night, we know that any day could turn out to be […]

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