Rating: 5 stars 1 reviews
Issues: Health, Seniors
Location: 311 Arsenal St Watertown MA 02472 USA
Mission: The Alzheimer''s Association, Massachusetts Chapter is an alliance of family members, individuals with dementia, and professionals dedicated to helping people with chronic dementing illnesses and their families through education, advocacy and support. Our purpose is to ensure a comprehensive, accessible and compassionate system of family support and therapeutic care, to focus public and institutional attention on dementia as a major public health issue, and to promote research efforts to prevent, treat and cure dementing illness.We are a private, nonprofit, membership organization supported primarily by dues and donations. Established in 1980, we are a founding chapter of the national Alzheimer''s Association, which includes 75 chapters nationwide.
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6 people found this review helpful
I reached out to the Alzheimer's Association after my mother was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. The clinical staff is incredibly caring, compassionate and knowledgeable and helped us navigate the system and effectively manage my mom's illness. By participating in a caregiver's support group and attending educational programs, I learned so much and never felt alone. I am so grateful. I am proud to be a supporter of this outstanding organization. I participate in the Memory Walk every year.
If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...
What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...
the caring, compassionate staff.
If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...
invest in research to find a cure for Alzheimer's and help other families like mine. They already are the world's largest private funder of Alzheimer's research.
Ways to make it better...
I'd reached out to the Alzheimer's Association earlier.
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One thing I'd also say is that...
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About every month
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