We Are Grateful For You

On behalf of the Alzheimer’s Association in North Carolina — our Board of Directors, staff, and the Alzheimer’s community in our noble state, we want to wish you and yours well this Thanksgiving. We hope the essence of this season provides a time to reflect upon all for which we are are grateful. Those of us […]

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Caregiving During the Holidays

While holidays can be a joyous time for many families, they can be challenging for families affected by Alzheimer’s. For many caregivers the holiday season gives rise to stress, frustration and anger, instead of peace and goodwill. “As the holidays near, we are raising awareness about the unique challenges caregivers face,” said Katherine L. Lambert, […]

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HONOR AND SUPPORT NORTH CAROLINA ALZHEIMER’S CAREGIVERS DURING NATIONAL FAMILY CAREGIVERS MONTH

Alzheimer’s Association offers guidance to the 356,000 Alzheimer’s caregivers in North Carolina During National Family Caregivers and National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month in November, the Alzheimer’s Association’s Western Carolina Chapter and Eastern North Carolina Chapter are highlighting six essential terms that are important for Alzheimer’s and dementia caregivers to know. Currently, there are more than […]

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Advancing the Science Webinar: Local Research Spotlight

Alzheimer’s is a global health problem with more than 6 million people living with the disease in the U.S. alone. Tremendous gains have been made in the understanding of the science and basic biology underlying Alzheimer’s and other dementias. These advances are leading to great strides in strategies for prevention, detection, diagnostics, and therapeutic interventions. […]

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Dementia & Caregiving Series for Triangle Area

Caregivers for Alzheimer’s and dementia face special challenges. As a caregiver, you likely have many responsibilities. It is important to take care of your own well-being and to connect with others that understand. In partnership with North Carolina Central University, the Alzheimer’s Association in North Carolina has launched a four-part series for the Triangle Area […]

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Caregiver Events offered by Association partner Duke Health

Are you a current caregiver or community partner interested in supporting the Alzheimer’s community? The Alzheimer’s Association, Eastern North Carolina Chapter is proud to be a sponsor of the Duke Caregiver Community Events being offered by Association partner, Duke Health. Get connected with local resources that can help you care for your loved one during […]

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North Carolina Participates in International Research Conference

On July 31 – August 4, over 10,000 researchers from across the globe attended the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) in San Diego, CA. This group of some of the best and brightest minds in Alzheimer’s and dementia science included 14 attendees from right here in North Carolina. More than 80 scientific presentations from the […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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