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Alzheimer's Resource of Alaska


Fundraiser to Benefit Alzheimer’s Resource of Alaska

On Thursday, February 11th from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Apricot Lane Boutique will contribute to ARA 20% of all their sales during those hours. Join us for Valentine’s Day shopping and raise funds for our cause! Thank you to Nancy Lee and Mrs. Alaska, Rory Van Nortwick for organizing this heartfelt event. Level 2 at the […]

Alzheimer’s Awareness Month – November 2015

Anchorage, AK – Governor William Walker has proclaimed November 2015 as Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month for the state of Alaska.

It is estimated that more than 8,000 Alaskans today are living with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementias. In 2014 an estimated 33,000 family caregivers provided over $458 million worth of unpaid care in Alaska. It […]

A Night to Remember

The New 35+ Singles Club invites you to the fifth annual “A Night to Remember”, a formal dance to benefit Alzheimer’s Resource of Alaska.  This event is open to anyone 21 or older and just $18 per person. Dancing, cocktails, appetizers, door prizes and much more on Saturday, September 20th.

Doors open at 7:30 p.m. with dancing beginning at 8:00 p.m. […]

Movie Screening-Glen Campbell’s I’ll Be Me

Join Alzheimer’s Resource of Alaska, Volunteers of America and AARP at the Bear Tooth Theaterpub for a viewing of Glen Campbell’s  I’ll Be Me on November 10th.

After being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, music icon, Glen Campbell, was told to hang up his guitar and prepare for the inevitable. Instead, he and his wife, Kim, went public with the diagnosis and […]

Amblin for Alzheimer’s 2014!

In 2014, Amblin’ for Alzheimer’s celebrates 10 years of walking until a cure is found. Since the walks inception in 2005 our generous community has walked and raised over $500,000 for our programs and services. What began with 146 walkers raising $30,000 has grown to as many as 289 walkers! Our success is due to a generous commitment of a […]

Alaska’s Adult Protective Services Recognizes Alzheimer’s Resource of Alaska with Community Commitment Award

DHSS recognizes Alzheimer’s Resource of Alaska for advocacy:  Nonprofit supports Alaskans, their families and caregivers

ANCHORAGE— Alaska’s Adult Protective Services unit today presented its Community Commitment Award to Alzheimer’s Resource of Alaska for supporting Alaskans with Alzheimer’s or related dementia, and their caregivers, family and friends. The nonprofit’s services have been increasingly important as the state’s senior population grows at the […]

February 2014’s Winter Workshop

Mark your calendars for February 2014 for winter workshop, the featured speaker will be Teepa Snow – from Accepting the Challenge.  Presented in Anchorage on February 3, Fairbanks, February 4 and Sitka on February 6. […]

Raising Awareness and Funds for Alaskans with Dementia

Anchorage, AK, May 19, 2013 – Alzheimer’s Resource of Alaska and  Amblin for Alzheimer’s 2013, a walk to support individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia in Alaska. raised approximately $64,000 on May 18. The walk began with food, music, prizes and art activities available for everyone who participated.

This is the largest awareness and fundraising event in the state dedicated […]

Amblin’ for Alzheimer’s 2013

It’s coming around again! Amblin’ for Alzheimer’s will be held Saturday, May 18, 2013! Mark your calendars and start fundraising, win great prizes and help support the programs and services of Alzheimer’s Resource of Alaska!

The GRAND PRIZE will be two Alaska Airlines tickets anywhere Alaska Airlines flies.

We want to thank our  generous sponsors for making Amblin’ possible and for showing […]

November 2012 Writing Contest Winner

Congratulations to Sarah Smith of Fairbanks for taking top prize in our Alzheimer’s Awareness Month Writing Contest.  Read an excerpt from The Weight of Memory below.

“My grandmother sits at the dining table in her small, dimly lit living room. She has just gotten off the phone with my aunt, the widow of her son five years gone. She has been […]