Alzheimer's Association of Colorado profile


Alzheimer's Association of Colorado

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Upcoming Event:
Memories in the Making Art Auction Denver - Friday June, 13 2014

 

Statement of Purpose: For more than 25 years, the Alzheimer's Association Colorado Chapter has lead the fight against Alzheimer's disease and related disorders by increasing the understanding of dementia and its impact on family and community, providing information and support for those affected, and promoting the advancement of research. The Alzheimer’s Association Colorado Chapter is the premier source of information and support for the more than 72,000 Coloradoans with Alzheimer’s disease, their families and caregivers. Through its statewide network of offices, the Alzheimer’s Association offers education, counseling, support groups, Medic Alert® + Alzheimer’s Association Safe Return® and a 24- hour Helpline, at no cost to families, and funds advancements in research to prevent, treat and eventually conquer this disease. In addition, the Alzheimer’s Association recruits, trains and mobilizes advocates to generate action on Alzheimer’s issues by elected officials at the state and federal level, and provides training and education for professional health care providers. Families throughout the state have access to support services through regional offices in Colorado Springs, Denver, Pueblo, Durango, Fort Collins, Grand Junction, and Greeley. Our mission 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. Our vision A world without Alzheimer's disease.

 

Address: 455 Sherman St. #500
Phone Number: 303.813.1669
Fax: 303.813.1670
Email Address: sspaulding@alz.org
Web Site: alz.org/co

 

Number of Employees: 40+
Part-Time Volunteers: 1000

 

Major Fund-raisers: Memories in the Making Art Auctions, Walk to End Alzheimer's

 

Director(s): Board Chair Sarah Lorance
Key Personnel: Linda Mitchell, President/CEO Robyn Moore, Chief Dev Officer Keith Swanson, Chief Info Officer Sara Spaulding, VP of Communciations Cheryl Parrish, VP of Programs Inge Holmes, VP of Administration

 

Founded: 1980
Community Served: Colorado, every state through seven regional offices
Associated Guilds: Young Professionals Alzheimer's Association of Colorado

 

 

 

 

Previous Event Coverage:

June 06, 2013 Alzheimer's Memories in the Making

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