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  • Alzheimer's Association - Greater Pennsylvania Chapter Alzheimer's Association - Greater Pennsylvania Chapter

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Mission Statement

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 mission is a world without Alzheimer's.

Our vision is a world without Alzhiemer's.

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The world leader in Alzheimer's research and support, the Alzheimer's Association is committed to eliminating Alzheimer's disease by advancing research and to enhancing care and support for individuals, their families and caregivers.

At the Greater Pennsylvania Chapter, we offer services and programs to those who have Alzheimer's, their family members, caregivers and to professionals. These programs include a 24/7 Helpline, Safe Return program, 170 support groups, family care coordination, professional education programs and advocacy.

Memory Walk is the Alzheimer's Association's national signature event to help those battling Alzheimer's disease. Since 1989, Memory Walk has raised more than $175 million and is the largest national fundraising event for Alzheimer's disease. Memory Walk takes place in more than 600 communities nationwide; most events are held in September and October. Millions of men, women and children will participate as walkers, volunteers and sponsors this year!

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http://www.alz.org/pa

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