LOCAL SUPPORT FOR ALL STAGES OF MEMORY LOSS

Here for 40 years. Here for the future. Here for you.

Alzheimer’s Orange County (AlzOC®) provides support to Orange County families and individuals through brain health and dementia education, care consultations, community resource connections, Adult Day Health Services, and more.

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Understanding the disease, knowing the tools and resources available to you is critical in your journey to help yourself and your loved ones.

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Alzheimer’s Orange County Turns 40

Alzheimer’s Orange County is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. Learn about our history, share stories and more.
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Upcoming Dementia Care Events

Dec 7 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
If you are a family caregiver or a friend of a person with dementia, this informal discussion offer resources for problem solving, educational information, as well as emotional support. It is a place to share experiences and feelings and hear from others in similar situations. You are not alone on this journey. Come as you[...]
Dec 7 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm Laguna Country United Methodist Church
Love to sing? Join us! The OK Chorale is a therapeutic singing group hosted in-person and on Zoom where people with dementia and their care partners can enjoy the benefits of making music together! The OK Chorale meets every Wednesday afternoon at 1:30PM-2:30PM. Directed by Karen M. Skipper, MT-BC, Board Certified Music Therapist Accompanied by[...]
Dec 7 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Si cuida a un familiar o es un amigo de alguien con demencia, nuestras reuniones informales ofrecen recursos educativas, para solucionar problemas y apoyo emocional. Son una oportunidad donde las personas pueden compartir sus experiencias y como se siente y escuchar las experiencias de otros en situaciones similares. Si esta interesado en asistir a nuestro[...]

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Upcoming Support Groups

Dec 7 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
If you are a family caregiver or a friend of a person with dementia, this informal discussion offer resources for problem solving, educational information, as well as emotional support. It is a place to share experiences and feelings and hear from others in similar situations. You are not alone on this journey. Come as you[...]
Dec 7 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Si cuida a un familiar o es un amigo de alguien con demencia, nuestras reuniones informales ofrecen recursos educativas, para solucionar problemas y apoyo emocional. Son una oportunidad donde las personas pueden compartir sus experiencias y como se siente y escuchar las experiencias de otros en situaciones similares. Si esta interesado en asistir a nuestro[...]
Dec 13 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
If you are a family caregiver or a friend of a person with dementia, this informal discussion offer resources for problem solving, educational information, as well as emotional support. It is a place to share experiences and feelings and hear from others in similar situations. You are not alone on this journey. Come as you[...]

View complete listing of all our upcoming support groups.

How We’re Making a Difference in Orange County 

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2022 Impact Report

Together with your support, we made a difference in the lives of 34,778 people in 2022.

HELPLINE

We connected over 6,461 people with one of our dementia experts to answertheir questions, provide advice and information and match them to the right resources. Nearly a third of those we helped were new callers

CARE CONSULTATIONS 

We met with over 1,648 families in person, over the phone, and online to create a personalized care plan and offer in-depth guidance, problem-solving and additional support.

DID YOU KNOW?

Alzheimer’s is the most common type of dementia but it is not the only type of cognitive impairment or memory loss disorder. Alzheimer’s Orange County (AlzOC) provides local support for all stages of memory loss.

EARLY MEMORY LOSS PROGRAMS

603 people participated in our Early Memory Loss classes and events to become better prepared and equipped to make the journey ahead smoother.

CONNECT2CULTURE

417 people benefitted from specialized art and music programs aimed at reducing stress, enhancing communication, and creating a social network for those living with memory loss and those that care for them.

SUPPORT GROUPS

We helped 2,164 caregivers find emotional support, meet others like them and exchange experiences and solutions in a safe and compassionate environment in person and online at 30+ support group locations.

COMMUNITY EDUCATION

10,893 attendees participated in our free education classes where they gained a better understanding of Alzheimer’s and dementia. 2,632 attendees went to one of our classes taught in another language.

WEBINARS

3,108 professionals and families watched one of our free monthly webinars and our webinar library received 9,644 views.

BRAIN HEALTH & MEMORY TRAINING

1,642 people attended one of our MindFit OC classes to learn how to maximize their cognitive health, live a healthy-brain lifestyle, and steps they can take to reduce their risk of cognitive impairment

COMMUNITY OUTREACH & ADVOCACY

We engaged with 5,874 members of the community including elected officials, local representatives, and others at over 130 events to raise awareness about the impact of dementia and the resources available to provide support to more people in need.

ADULT DAY SERVICES (ADS)

Our ADS centers (Healthy Aging Center: Acacia and Healthy Aging Center: Laguna Woods) provided daytime assistance to 308 participants and their families in a safe and enriching environment and served 48,342 meals between the two centers

DID YOU KNOW?

According to a 2022 Archstone report, caregivers reported an over 40% decrease in caregiver stress at both of our ADS centers.

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