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Alzheimer's Association Central and North Florida

Alzheimer's Association Central and North Florida

The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Our mission is to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affect; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. Our vision is a world without Alzheimer’s. Currently, an estimated 47 million, worldwide, are living with Alzheimer’s, including more than 5 million in the United States. An additional 16 million in our country are acting as caregivers. To support these individuals, the Association offers:

*Online message boards through ALZConnected (alzconnected.org), a free service that allows those with the disease and their caregivers to exchange information and build relationships.

*In-person support groups; connecting those facing the disease with a network of help in their communities.

*A free nationwide 24/7 Helpline (800-272-3900) – receiving nearly 300,000 calls annually – staffed by specialists and master’s-level clinicians who provide support, offer information and suggest referrals, alll day, every day.

We also drive research toward treatment, prevention and, ultimately, a cure. As the world’s largest and most impactful nonprofit funder of Alzheimer’s disease research, the Alzheimer’s Association invests in innovative projects – from promising early studies to complex international collaborations – that hold the most potential to rapidly accelerate progre

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