Listening Session Seeks Input on Unique Needs of Sandhills Region

The Alzheimer’s Association in North Carolina, as part of the Tri-County Dementia Partnership, will be hosting a set of listening sessions in August to hear from local area residents of Cumberland, Harnett and Hoke counties. The forum is a gathering for people who have been affected by Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia. The program […]

Read More

Stage Play on Alzheimer’s Debuting in North Carolina in August

Life takes on a new meaning for the Davenport family when their matriarch Mama D. is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in Unforgettable, the new stage play that Gdavis Productions and Films, LLC and the Alzheimer’s Association have joined together to create. The dynamic and emotional stage play will showcase the effects of caring for a loved […]

Read More

Activities taking place across North Carolina for Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month

June activities to support 180,000 North Carolina residents living with Alzheimer’s disease This June, during Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month, the Alzheimer’s Association chapters in North Carolina are hosting activities statewide to elevate the conversation on the impact of Alzheimer’s disease. Established by the Alzheimer’s Association in 2014, Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month is dedicated […]

Read More

Healthy Brain, Healthy Body, Healthy You Symposium set for June

For centuries, we’ve known that the health of the brain and the body are connected. But now, science is able to provide insights into how to make lifestyle choices that may help you keep your brain and body healthy as you age. During Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month in June, join us to learn about […]

Read More

Navigating your Journey: Living Well with Younger-onset Alzheimer’s

When someone under 65 is diagnosed with younger-onset Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia, the first reaction is often shock or denial. This doesn’t happen to someone so young…does it? What does the diagnosis mean? What kinds of plans need to be made for everyone? What about work? What resources are available to help? The […]

Read More

North Carolina Alzheimer’s Disease 2022 Facts and Figures Released

New Alzheimer’s Association Report Finds Alzheimer’s Burden Continues to Grow in North Carolina The Alzheimer’s Association 2022 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures report just released provides an in-depth look at the latest statistics on Alzheimer’s prevalence, incidence, mortality, costs of care, dementia care workforce and impact on caregivers across the country and in North Carolina. […]

Read More

New Program Launched on Financial Management for Caregivers

New educational program offers tips for managing the finances for someone living with a chronic illness The Alzheimer’s Association in North Carolina is launching a brand new educational program to offer tips for individuals managing the finances of those with a chronic illness who are under their care. The program will be offered regularly beginning […]

Read More

A Caregiver’s Life Jacket for Veterans Living with Alzheimer’s Disease

Taking care of a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia can be challenging for anyone, and caregivers often feel that they have been thrown into the deep end without a life jacket! For veterans, already dealing with unique issues related to their service, finding that life-line may feel even more difficult. Join us […]

Read More

Thrive with Pride Monthly LGBTQ+ Educational Series

As people are living longer, we see greater attention is being paid to the concerns facing aging adults and caregivers. While many issues are the same for all older adults and those who care for them, some unique considerations arise for LGBTQ+ people dealing with aging. Join us monthly, third Thursday from 11 am – […]

Read More

Under the Dementia Umbrella Series Provides Webinars on Forms of Dementia

Dementia is not a single disease, but rather an overall term — like heart disease — that covers a wide range of specific medical conditions, including its most common form, Alzheimer’s disease. This series will take a deeper dive into various disorders “Under the Dementia Umbrella.” Join us for this four-program series taking place from […]

Read More