About the Alzheimer's Association

Our Vision:

A world without Alzheimer's and all other dementia.™

Our Mission

The Alzheimer's Association leads the way to end Alzheimer's and all other dementia — by accelerating global research, driving risk reduction and early detection, and maximizing quality care and support.

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Care and Support

We work on a national and local level to provide care and support for all those affected by Alzheimer’s and other dementias.

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As the largest nonprofit funder of Alzheimer’s research, the Association is committed to advancing vital research toward methods of treatment, prevention and, ultimately, a cure.

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The Association is the leading voice for Alzheimer’s disease advocacy, fighting for critical Alzheimer’s research and care initiatives at the state and federal level.

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The Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research. Stand with us today to help achieve our vision of a world without Alzheimer's tomorrow.


The Association is recognized as a leading authority on Alzheimer’s and dementia. We work to raise awareness and understanding of the disease.

10 Early Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer’s

10 Early Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer’s

Memory loss that disrupts daily life may be a symptom of Alzheimer's or another dementia. If you notice any of these signs, please see a doctor.

Learn the Signs
10 Ways To Love Your Brain

10 Ways To Love Your Brain

Growing evidence indicates that people can reduce their risk of cognitive decline by adopting key lifestyle habits. It’s never too late or too early to incorporate these healthy habits.

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Every 66 Seconds Someone In The United States Develops Alzheimer's Disease.

2017 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures

The Alzheimer’s Association Facts and Figures report is a publication released annually, sharing the latest information on the prevalence and impact of Alzheimer’s disease. It’s the most cited document on Alzheimer’s disease in the world.

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