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This year, Walk to End Alzheimer's™ is happening on every street, path and treadmill. Wherever you are, you can walk and raise funds.
The Alzheimer's Association U.S. Study to Protect Brain Health Through Lifestyle Intervention to Reduce Risk (U.S. POINTER) is a two-year clinical trial to evaluate whether lifestyle interventions that simultaneously target many risk factors protect cognitive function in older adults who are at increased risk for cognitive decline. U.S. POINTER is the first such study to be conducted in a large group of Americans across the United States.
Participate in Coffee with Congress to discuss the staggering impact of Alzheimer’s on Rhode Island and across the nation. Our Rhode Island delegation will talk virtually about what is being done to address these issues as well as answer questions.
Your memory often changes as you grow older. But memory loss that disrupts daily life is not a typical part of aging.
Learn the Signs
During this time when we are all being asked to stay at home, it is important to keep the mind challenged and to maintain social interaction. We have provided some suggestions for activities (both real and virtual) that you can do yourself or with a loved one.
Take our free, online course Understanding Alzheimer's and Dementia to learn about stages, risk factors, treatments and more.
Take the Course
We offer many educational programs each year that address the specific interest of the general public, individuals with the disease and their families.
Currently, more than 24,000 Rhode Islanders are living with Alzheimer’s disease, and over 54,000 family and friends are providing care.
Click here to read the 2020 Facts and Figures sheet.
Serving all of Rhode Island, the Alzheimer’s Association Rhode Island 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.
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The Alzheimer's Association is dedicated to promoting awareness of the latest Alzheimer's research, resources, and news.
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Find fundraising events, education classes, conferences, support groups, and more.
Join the fight against Alzheimer’s disease by becoming an Alzheimer’s Association Rhode Island Chapter volunteer.
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We offer classroom and web-based training for healthcare supervisors and direct care workers in assisted living and nursing homes.
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The Alzheimer's Association, Rhode Island Chapter office is located in Providence and serves the entire state of Rhode Island.
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