North Carolina Alzheimer’s Disease 2021 Facts and Figures Report Released

New Alzheimer’s Association Report Examines Racial and Ethnic Attitudes on Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care Findings from two national surveys appearing in the Alzheimer’s Association 2021 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures report reveal that discrimination is a barrier to Alzheimer’s and dementia care. More than one-third of Black Americans (36%) and nearly one-fifth of Hispanic Americans […]

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Local Volunteer Goes Live to End Alzheimer’s

Connecting on a personal level during this pandemic is often challenging. Wireless internet connections make for choppy videos and phone calls lack the visual often associated with comfort. When remembering her grandmother Kathryn, however, Richfield, N.C. resident Jenn LaVance’s voice rings true with a clear smile. Her joy is palpable. “She was an amazing, strong […]

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Regional Discussion to Highlight Latest in Alzheimer’s Research

As the largest nonprofit funder of Alzheimer’s research, the Association is committed to accelerating the global progress of new treatments, preventions and, ultimately, a cure. The Alzheimer’s Association funds independent researchers worldwide through our International Research Grant Program. Currently, the Association is investing over $208 million in 590 active best-of-field projects in 31 countries. Our grants […]

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Walk Volunteer Parties Kick Off Across North Carolina

Interested in volunteer opportunities to help support the mission of your Alzheimer’s Association here in North Carolina? Consider joining a Walk to End Alzheimer’s Planning Committee! Do you have a knack for marketing? Connecting with businesses? Rallying others for the cause? Use your passion to advance the cause. Regardless of your schedule or if you are unsure […]

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Brighten your view with a Promise Garden window cling

We’re moving forward with plans to host the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® in person again this fall, and we’re excited to kick off the 2021 Walk season with an extra special challenge! As we look forward to spring, brighten your view with a Walk window cling! For the next month, Feb. 21 – […]

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All Paws in to ENDALZ

“Dad loved fishing,” shares Brenda Childs of Durham, NC.  “He was one of nine children, so we had a large extended family. When we were younger, many of us would go to Myrtle Beach pier fishing together each October.” In addition to fishing, Brenda’s father, Jack Hodges, enjoyed spending the days working in his garden and […]

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Walk to End Alzheimer’s Season Kicks Off With A Party

Interested in volunteer opportunities in the Triangle area? Consider joining our Walk to End Alzheimer’s – Triangle Planning Committee! Learn more about how best to utilize your skills with sponsorship, team recruitment, team retention, logistics, & marketing by joining us for our virtual Triangle Volunteer Kickoff party. Wednesday, February 175:30- 6:30 PMRSVP: http://bit.ly/TriangleRSVPZoom and phone details for meeting will be […]

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Local Volunteer Finds ‘The Perfect Recipe’ to Create Happiness

To Addie Kirby, it wasn’t the awe-inspiring anecdote others bring to their role as a volunteer at the Alzheimer’s Association. No. It was a simple Facebook post. “I wish I could make up some story, but it was a quote on Facebook about the recipe to a happy life,” Kirby said. Late in 2019, she […]

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Two Walk to End Alzheimer’s Events in N.C. Ranked Among Top 30 Walks Nationwide

The Alzheimer’s Association has announced that two walks in North Carolina have ranked among the top 30 walk events nationwide. The 2020 Walk to End Alzheimer’s® – Charlotte has been ranked No. 17 and the 2020 Walk to End Alzheimer’s® – Triangle (Raleigh-Durham) has been ranked No. 29. Despite the fundraising hurdles that befell most nonprofits this […]

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Target Corporation Partnership Supports Local Alzheimer’s Communities

We are honored and excited to announce that we have been chosen to participate in a special charitable giving campaign, sponsored and funded by Target. And you have the chance to help direct a portion of Target’s donation to us! Now through March 31, 2021 vote for us through the Target Circle program to help […]

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