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Who we are

The Alzheimer's Association - Western Carolina Chapter serves 49 counties in western and central North Carolina. We help all those facing Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias by providing support groups and educational resources, while advancing crucial research and public policy initiatives. 

Our mission: To 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: A world without Alzheimer's®.

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The Alzheimer’s Association provides care and support

The Alzheimer’s Association provides services to the central and western North Carolina community. Our support groups are offered regularly. Our education programs for the general public, both online and in person, feature information on topics such as diagnosis, warning signs, communication, living with Alzheimer’s disease and caregiving techniques. 

Find out how we can help.

The Alzheimer’s Association advocates for the needs and rights of those facing Alzheimer’s

The Association is the leading voice for Alzheimer's disease advocacy, making the need for Alzheimer’s care, education and research is heard at every level of government, including the State of North Carolina. 

Join us by becoming an advocate. 

The Alzheimer’s Association accelerates research across the globe

As the largest nonprofit funder of Alzheimer's research, the Association is committed to accelerating the global progress toward methods of treatment, prevention and ultimately, a cure.

Follow our progress in research.

Annual Report

The Western Carolina Chapter FY18 Annual Report details mission-related accomplishments within the strategic objectives of the Alzheimer’s Association: increasing concern and awareness, advancing public policy, enhancing care and support, accelerating research and growing revenue to meet mission goals. These initiatives drive the Association’s efforts to eliminate Alzheimer’s and offer help and hope to all those affected by this devastating disease. 

Read our full FY18 Annual Report.

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