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About the National Capital Area Chapter

The National Capital Area Chapter serves people with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias and their families and caregivers in the District of Columbia, suburban and Southern Maryland and Northern Virginia. 

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. 

Our vision: A world without Alzheimer's and all other dementia.®.

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