Chapter is a not-for-profit organization of volunteers, laypersons
and healthcare professionals all working together to accomplish
these goals. Essential information is made available through advocacy,
education programs, patient/family services, and research updates.
Founded in 1981, the Chapter is a member of the National Alzheimer's
Association located in Chicago, Illinois. The Chapter assists families/caregivers
in Eastern Nebraska and Southwestern Iowa.
The Chapter works to bring about a greater awareness of the needs
and problems faced by the caregivers of individuals with AD. Using
a volunteer advocacy network, issues relating to caregiver's needs
are brought to the attention of local and national legislators.
very beneficial for family members and caregivers involved with
caring for an individual with Alzheimer's disease to attend Coping/Support
Group meetings. By attending meetings you will feel less alone
and learn that others share in your feelings, frustrations and concerns.