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Community Programs

UCI MIND delivers a variety of education and outreach activities throughout Orange County

Upcoming EventsUpcoming Events

SoCal Alzheimer’s Disease Research Conference

Annual educational event for professionals and community members to learn the latest advances in Alzheimer’s disease and dementia research

Distinguished Lecture on the Brain

Illustrious speakers from across the country are invited to deliver community lectures on their research in the area of brain, learning, and memory

Ask the Doc Panels

A unique opportunity to ask a panel of experts your most pressing questions about brain health, Alzheimer’s disease, and dementia

Facebook LIVE Series

An interactive online video series focused on the most pressing questions and latest research in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease


Providing evidence-based information on memory impairment and neurological disorders

About DementiaAbout Dementia

Mild Cognitive Impairment

Symptoms become noticeable to the affected individual and/or family and impairment is significant but does not interfere with everyday activities

Alzheimer’s Disease

The most common cause of dementia, accounting for an estimated 70% of cases

Vascular Dementia

Caused by poor blood flow to the brain, depriving brain cells of the nutrients and oxygen they need to function normally

Lewy Body Dementia

Caused by abnormal protein deposits called Lewy bodies, which can lead to problems with thinking, movement, behavior, and mood

Frontotemporal Dementia

A cluster of conditions resulting from the progressive degeneration of the frontal and temporal lobes of the brain

Huntington’s Disease

An inherited progressive disorder that affects movement, cognition, and behavior

Supportive Services

Organizations providing support to patients and families

National Institute on AgingNational Institute on Aging

Alzheimer’s Association

The Alzheimer’s Association works on a global, national and local level to provide care and support for all those affected by Alzheimer’s and other dementias.

Alzheimer’s Family Center

Alzheimer’s Family Center is an adult day health care facility providing memory care programs and caregiver support.

Alzheimer’s Orange County

Alzheimer’s Orange County provides free care and support services for those affected by Alzheimer’s disease and dementia in Orange County.

Family Caregiver Resource Center

Family Caregiver Resource Center is one of 11 regional resource centers across California that are designed to serve family caregivers of brain impaired adults.

Somang Society

Somang Society is a Cypress-based non-profit organization with the mission of promoting “Well-Aging, Well-Being and Well-Dying” for Korean American older adults and their caregivers in Southern California.

South Coast Chinese Cultural Association

South Coast Chinese Cultural Association (SCCCA) was founded in 1977 as a non-profit organization providing dementia caregiver support and education.


HD-CARE is a University of California, Irvine support group that aims to advance Huntington’s Disease research and clinical care at UCI.


AFTD’s mission is to improve the quality of life of people affected by Frontotemporal Degeneration (FTD) and drive research to a cure.

Lewy Body Dementia Association

The Lewy Body Dementia Association (LBDA) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to raising awareness of the Lewy body dementias (LBD), supporting people with LBD, their families and caregivers and promoting scientific advances.

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To request a presentation for your community group, please contact Megan Witbracht at 949.824.9896 or