The Alzheimer's Association's mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. The Alzheimer's Association is the world leader in Alzheimer's research and support. The Association fights 24/7 to give everyone a reason to hope for a world without Alzheimer's.
The Greater Richmond Chapter is the only local organization dedicated solely to providing education and support to individuals with Alzheimer's and other dementia diseases, their families, and caregivers. The Greater Richmond Chapter serves a 24-county, 5-city region of Virginia, including Richmond, Fredericksburg, Middle Peninsula, Northern Neck, and the Tri-Cities.The Chapter was established in 1981 and incorporated in 1983.