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This year's Walk is everywhere

This year, Walk to End Alzheimer's™ is happening on every street, path and treadmill. Wherever you are, you can walk and raise funds.

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Rhode Island Chapter

The health and safety of our constituents, volunteers and staff remain our driver as we address the COVID-19 outbreak and as we continue to pursue our mission, today and in the longer term. 
Based on the guidance from the National office of the Alzheimer's Association and the Rhode Island Department of Health, we are implementing the following precautionary measures beginning March 13th, 2020. Our staff will be working remotely. We are prepared with technological and other support for our staff to successfully operate in support of our mission.
Coronavirus (COVID-19): Tips for Dementia Caregivers

Alzheimer’s Association operations will continue, and we will re-evaluate these measures on an ongoing basis and resume in person engagements as soon as we are able, based on public health guidelines.
Meetings, events and participation both in internal and external activities will be conducted online or by phone whenever possible. Please check and our Facebook @alzassocri for details on meetings, programs and events.
We will be offering our support groups and educational programs virtually by webinar or by teleconference based on the Covid-19 outbreak.

Click here to access our virtual programs and support groups.

During this time, the Alzheimer’s Association is available to you 24/7 for around-the-clock care and support:

Thank you and stay safe!



U.S. Pointer Trial Study

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.

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Coffee with Congress

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.


Know the 10 Signs

Your memory often changes as you grow older. But memory loss that disrupts daily life is not a typical part of aging.

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NEW DATE: Friday, November 6th, 2020

Conference Postponed
Our 10th Annual Caregiver's Journey Conference has been postponed to Friday, November 6th, 2020. More details to follow.

Opportunities for sponsorship available.

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Activities for You and Your Loved Ones

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.

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Have Questions About Alzheimer's?

Take our free, online course Understanding Alzheimer's and Dementia to learn about stages, risk factors, treatments and more.

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Virtual Programs

We offer many educational programs each year that address the specific interest of the general public, individuals with the disease and their families. 

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Alzheimer's Association Rhode Island Chapter

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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