Join the Fight
Arizona has the highest growth rate for Alzheimer's disease in the country. Nevada has the third highest. Get the facts.
Currently, more than 170,000 are living with Alzheimer’s disease in Arizona and southern Nevada, and over 400,000 family and friends are providing care.
Serving Arizona and southern Nevada, the Alzheimer’s Association Desert Southwest Chapter is here to help. We provide education and support to all those facing Alzheimer’s and other dementias throughout our community, including those living with the disease, caregivers, health care professionals and families. We are also committed to advocating for the needs and rights of those facing Alzheimer’s disease and advancing critical research toward methods of treatment, prevention and, ultimately, a cure. Learn more about us.
Chapter Social Media:
Find help and resources in Arizona and southern Nevada.
Search local support groups, classes, fundraising events and more.
Make a difference in the fight to #ENDALZ.
Stay up-to-date on the latest news and advances in Alzheimer's treatments, care and research.
Make a general donation, or a memorial or tribute donation to honor a friend or family member.
Learn about the Desert Southwest Chapter.
Become an advocate for the cause in Arizona and Nevada.
Every individual may experience one or more of these signs in a different degree. If you notice any of them, please see a doctor.
Know the 10 signs
We offer a variety of classes to family care partners, those living with Alzheimer's and other dementias, professionals and the general public.
As research into Alzheimer's disease has advanced, so too have the diagnostic tests that can detect the disease. As a result, more individuals are being diagnosed earlier in the disease process.
About our Chapter
Support Groups provide a forum to share feelings, concerns, information, and as a way of supporting and encouraging each other.
We're here to help. Do you have questions?
Take the Brain Tour