Alzheimer's Association-Greater Sacramento Office's mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's through the advancement of research, to provide enhanced care and support to all affected, and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.
The office serves 8 counties in the Greater Sacramento area, including San Joaquin. They estimate that over 60,000 people in the region have Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia and over 180,000 caregivers provide support.
The free local programs and services include a 24-hour per day, 7 days per week helpline, care consultations for families and over 20 support groups. Caregiver education forums and community education classes related to dementia and brain health are also offered.