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Alzheimer's Resource of Alaska


We’re participating in the Target Circle program!

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‚Äôs giving in Alaska to Alzheimer‚Äôs Resource of¬†[…]

Alzheimer’s Awareness Month – November 2015

Anchorage, AK РGovernor 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‚Äôs 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‚ÄĒ Alaska‚Äôs Adult Protective Services unit today presented its Community Commitment Award to Alzheimer‚Äôs Resource of Alaska for supporting Alaskans with Alzheimer‚Äôs or related dementia, and their caregivers, family and friends. The nonprofit‚Äôs services have been increasingly important as the state‚Äôs 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 ‚Äď 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 РAlzheimer’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¬†[…]

Research Forum

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




Governor Parnell Proclaims November Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

Though there is no cure for Alzheimer‚Äôs, quality care and programs are available and promising developments in research are being made. As November is Alzheimer‚Äôs Awareness Month Governor Sean Parnell and the Alzheimer‚Äôs 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¬†[…]