We are incredibly excited to have an opportunity to partner with Target Circle, a free nationwide program that offers you personalized deals and supports local non-profits. If you join and shop at Target stores or online at Target.com, you will receive deals from Target and will be able to vote to direct Target’s giving in Alaska to Alzheimer’s Resource of […]
NOVEMBER: ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE AWARENESS MONTH
Anchorage, AK – Governor William Walker has proclaimed November 2017 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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Alzheimer’s Resource of Alaska will be hosting an Alzheimer’s Research Forum with Brian W. Edmonds, Ph.D., in Anchorage, Juneau and Fairbanks. Edmonds will discuss the current trends nationally in the research of Alzheimer’s as well as relay his own research, carried out at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks.
Juneau November 2012 Research Forum
Fairbanks 2012 Research Forum
Anchorage 2012 Research Forum
Though there is no cure for Alzheimer’s, quality care and programs are available and promising developments in research are being made. As November is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month Governor Sean Parnell and the Alzheimer’s Resource of Alaska encourage all citizens to become educated about the disease, reach out to those living with the repercussions of the disease, encourage and support the […]