The Alzheimer’s Association, Georgia Chapter offers a wide range of services designed to meet the unique needs of families caring for people with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. These include: helpline information and referral; care consultation; community support groups; Caring Connection, a telephone support group; Caregiver Time Out, a respite reimbursement program; family education; professional education; MedicAlert + Safe Return; resource library and information about clinical trials. The goals of the Georgia Chapter remain consistent with those of the national office: advancing research, enhancing care and support, raising public awareness and building capacity.
The Alzheimer’s Association, Georgia Chapter has been serving the Georgia area since 1982 and has seven regional offices, along with the state office in Atlanta. It is estimated that more than 130,000 Georgians have Alzheimer’s and nearly 506,000 others are affected through their roles as caregivers. In fiscal year 2013, the Georgia Chapter was able to serve over 102,000 individuals through programs and services.
The Alzheimer’s Association, Georgia Chapters relies upon community based fundraising efforts in order to serve families that need our support. As pointed out above, the need for support is growing rapidly. We would welcome you getting involved in any of our fundraising activities or your investment in our cause as a donor.
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