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81.1% of our income is spent on programs and services to support Arkansas families


OUR VISION is a world in which all persons affected by Alzheimer’s disease have the services that they need.


OUR MISSION is to provide the information and support needed so that all Arkansans affected by Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias are able to live with dignity and comfort until a cure is found.


How do you pronounce Alzheimer’s?
(AHLZ-high-merz)

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File of Life Program

The File Of Life (FOL), a medical information packet, is kept on the outside of a refrigerator. It is designed to provide emergency personnel with the necessary medical data to begin immediate treatment.

"When the paramedics reached my mother, they noticed the red decal on the front window and were able to get the file off her refrigerator and know who to call and what medications she was on…"

File of life instruction sheet File of life decal

The FOL, along with instruction sheet and door decal, are for individuals diagnosed with life threatening medical conditions or cognitive impairments such as Alzheimer’s disease or multi-infarct dementia, aged 60 and older.

Benefits to police officers

  • Faster help for citizens in emergencies

  • Maximum use of officer’s time

  • Benefits to emergency rescue teams

  • Instantly know medical history of patient

  • Corrective treatment can begin at once

  • Benefits to hospital emergency staff

  • On arrival, data is immediately available to medical staff

  • No wasted time getting information from a confused patient

  • Benefits to each individual

  • Peace of mind knowing they will have prompt and quality care

  • Easy access to potentially life-saving information

  • Assurance that proper persons will be notified quickly

  • Renewed sense of community spirit

  • New public awareness presentation for Emergency Personnel

    How to recognize and respond to people with:

  • Alzheimer’s Disease

  • Dementia

  • Wandering

  • Abuse and Neglect

  • Shoplifting

  • False reporting

  • Indecent exposure

  • Victimization

  • Elder suicide

  • Homicide

  • Communication

  • For more information on the FOL contact:

    Barbara Jensen
    501-224-0021 or 800-689-6090
    barbara.jensen@alzark.org


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    Last Date Modified 08/01/2014