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Gail Albertson, 47, of Gloucester City

Alzheimer’s Association Offers Help to those in need

The Alzheimer's Association Delaware Valley Chapter serves Southeastern Pennsylvania, South Jersey and Delaware. It is the local chapter of the National Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association. They are an alliance of family members and professionals dedicated to helping people with Alzheimer's disease and their families through education, advocacy and support.


Their goal is to provide leadership and to enhance care and support services for individuals with dementia and their families, while supporting the elimination of Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research. There are more than 294,000 families in the area and more than 4.5 million nationwide, coping with the devastating effects of Alzheimer's disease and other progressively debilitating disorders.

They offer the following chapter core programs and services:

24-Hour Contact Center/Helpline: Their toll-free 24/7/365 Contact Center/Helpline (1-800-272-3900) is available in over 140 languages and is staffed by professionals and trained volunteers who provide information, referrals, and emotional support to callers.

The dollars you donate to our events help your neighbors in the Delaware Valley with Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia. To learn more about their calendar of special events, click on one of the links on their website or call their development department, toll-free at (866) 224-5224. Remember, together we can make Alzheimer's just a memory!

There are plenty of events in the Delaware Valley that supports the Alzheimer's Association Delaware Valley Chapter, so be sure to visit the organization online at for all the details and to find out how you can help locally.

Laura Loro is the Associate Development Director for the Southern New Jersey Regional Office, which is located on 3 Eves Drive, Suite 310, Marlton, NJ 08053. Business hours are 9am to 5pm Mon.-Fri. For more information email [email protected] or call 856-797-1212. You can reach their helpline at 1-800-272-3900—it is now a 24-hour Contact Center.

For more on local Organizations, visit our South Jersey Organizations page.