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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 – […]

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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 […]

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Virtual Learning Series Offered for Those Noticing Signs in a Loved One

The holiday season is often a time when families come together. It may also be a time that extended family members notice cognitive changes in a loved one they don’t see regularly. For those who my have seen concerning changes in a loved one over the recent holidays, the Alzheimer’s Association 24/7 Helpline — 800.272.3900 […]

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Holiday Greetings from North Carolina Staff

What an extraordinary year! On behalf of the Alzheimer’s Association in North Carolina — our Board of Directors, staff, and the Alzheimer’s community in our amazing state, we want to extend our sincerest holiday greetings to you. Thank each and every one of you for all that you have done to support us as we continue […]

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Company with North Carolina Ties Impacting Caregivers Nationally

There’s one word that came up consistently throughout our interview with Carewell CEO Bianca Padilla: “aligned.” The purple branding between Carewell, a national company founded in Charlotte, N.C. and the Alzheimer’s Association is a coincidence. The shared understanding of the importance of empowering caregivers, though in different ways, is not happenstance. “To be able to […]

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