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. Join us for this series that takes a deeper dive into various disorders “Under the Dementia Umbrella: February || Parkinson’s Disease and the […]

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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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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 know traditions and plans may continue to be somewhat altered by the ongoing pandemic, but we hope the essence of Thanksgiving still […]

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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. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has added even more complexities that can feel overwhelming for many families impacted by […]

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Upcoming program on 10 Ways to Help A Family

Often we don’t know how best to help a family affected by Alzheimer’s or another dementia related disease. Frequently caregivers are unsure how to ask for help or what assistance to even ask for. Understanding Alzheimer’s and dementia is the first step to being able to help a family affected by these diseases. During National […]

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Caregiver and Provider Roundtable for the LGBTQ Community

The LGBTQ community can face particular challenges related to Alzheimer’s and dementia, including finding inclusive and welcoming health care providers, less ability to call upon adult children for assistance, concerns about stigma and higher rates of poverty and social isolation.  This virtual discussion will focus on the latest updates to resources for the LGBTQ communities […]

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