Our MissionTo eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.
Our Vision...is a world without Alzheimer's.
Areas we serve
The Western New York Chapter serves Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, Genesee, Niagara, Orleans and Wyoming counties.
The Alzheimer's Association, Western New York Chapter is a tax-exempt, 501(c)(3) nonprofit, donor-supported organization. Programs and services are made possible through contributions from individuals, corporations and foundations. The chapter uses 73% of funds raised for programs and services across the eight counties of Western New York, 17% is used for fundraising and 10% is used for management / administration.
Board of Directors - 2013-2014
Eric G. Wiedemann, Psy. D - President
Richard Gehring, LCSW - Vice-president
Michelle Rainka, Pharm. D - Secretary
Kyle J. Rookey, CPA - Treasurer
Estelle Brickner, MSW
Horacio Capote, MD
Kristin A. Crandall, LPN
Judy Hutson, MSW
Sheryl Schechter, LMSW
Linda Steeg, RN, ANP/BC
David Zapfel, MPA
For a list of staff members, visit our Contact Us page.