Alzheimer's Association St. Louis Chapter Impact Report - FY13

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Alzheimer's Association St. Louis Chapter Impact Report - FY13

  1. 1. 2013 IMPACT REPORT THE BRAINS BEHIND SAVING YOURS
  2. 2. THE IMPACT OF ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE Alzheimer’s disease is unmatched in the scale of its DEVASTATING HUMAN & ECONOMIC IMPACT, combined with the fact that, today, ABSOLUTELY NOTHING is available to prevent, cure or even slow it. Alzheimer’s is Fatal 6 IT IS THE TH LEADING CAUSE OF DEATH IN THE UNITED STATES Deaths Have Increased Costs Add Up $35B MEDICAID Deaths from Alzheimer’s increased 68% between 2000 and 2010, while deaths from other major diseases decreased. Breast Cancer -2% Prostate Heart Cancer Disease Stroke -8% HIV -16% -23% -42% In 2013, the direct costs of caring for those with Alzheimer’s to American society totals an estimated Alzheimer’s +68% $34B OUT-OF-POCKET $27B OTHER $203 BILLION. $107B MEDICARE As the world’s leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research we will ensure that everyone is equipped to battle Alzheimer’s. This past year, the Alzheimer’s Association St. Louis Chapter has made great strides in increasing concern & awareness, advancing public policy, accelerating research and enhancing care & support. Everyone is at risk. Even you. Everyone can help. Especially you.
  3. 3. INCREASING CONCERN & AWARENESS The St. Louis Chapter made it a strategic priority to increase the momentum of the Alzheimer’s movement by increasing awareness. By leveraging partnerships with mediums, we increased 140 % 2013 IMPACT REPORT IN TWO YEARS. ns MORE THAN sio we received by s re media impressions SE EA the number of FY1 2: 1 FY11: 1 and utilizing a multitude of FY 13 : TOP MEDIA OUTLETS % 6 - 50 I N C R 3 EA 5,5 85 SE 5, 2 -5 % ,155 9 INC 7 19 R 7, ,3 3 770 5 i m p 0,
  4. 4. ENHANCING CARE & SUPPORT With a greater focus on reaching and serving families in rural areas, the faith community, people in the early stages of dementia, and male caregivers, we saw DRAMATIC GROWTH in terms of scale and scope of services. PROVIDED DEMENTIA TRAINING to 5,766 PROFESSIONALS | Hospitals, Nursing Homes, Home Care, First Responders, Physicians & Clergy MANAGED 12,000+ HELPLINE CALLS from 4,660 CLIENTS | Equals 32 calls a day PROVIDED 1,208 CARE CONSULTATIONS producing a 9% INCREASE FROM FY12 | Helps families create an in-depth plan for future care PROVIDED RESPITE CARE FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE to 229 CLIENTS | 41% of whom were living below poverty level INCREASED ENRICHMENT FOR PEOPLE WITH DEMENTIA by adding NEW EARLY-STAGE PROGRAMS | Cardinals Reminiscence League & Gateway to Learning ESTABLISHED 67 FAITH OUTREACH PARTNERS increasing partnerships by 36% FROM FY12 | Equipping churches & synagogues to better support their congregants EDUCATED 5,750 FAMILY & COMMUNITY MEMBERS 79% of whom were first time education attendees | Teaches the basics of Alzheimer’s & practical tips for living with the disease SUPPORTED 63,748 TOTAL WEBSITE VISITS 2013 IMPACT REPORT and 27,290 new visitors | Generating a 22% increase from FY12 As the number of families affected by Alzheimer’s disease continues to skyrocket, we will maintain our relentless drive to EXPAND OUR REACH to provide services to meet the growing and unique needs of every person affected.
  5. 5. ADVANCING PUBLIC POLICY Galvanized by the radically growing need for respite, the St. Louis Chapter, powered by its 8000 local advocates, was the driving force behind SECURING NEARLY 300 for Alzheimer’s Service Grants to support respite for local % MORE FUNDING families battling the Alzheimer’s epidemic AT HOME. FY11 $150,000 $150,000 FY12 $150,000 - can support respite for - 300 FAMILIES $430,000 - can support respite for - FY13 $430,000 860 FAMILIES
  6. 6. ACCELERATING ALZHEIMER’S RESEARCH The Alzheimer’s Association has been involved in EVERY major advancement in Alzheimer’s research since the 1980’s and we are proud to have awarded our largest-ever research grant — nearly $4.2 million over four years — to the Dominantly Inherited Alzheimer’s Network-Therapeutic Trials Unit (DIAN-TTU), based at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. $4.2 MILLION OVER FOUR YEARS 2013 IMPACT REPORT 2012-2015 Since awarding our first grants in 1982, the Association has grown into the largest nonprofit funder of Alzheimer’s research. We are committed to accelerating the global effort to ELIMINATE ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE and have awarded over 315 $ million to more than 2,200 PROJECTS worldwide.
  7. 7. INVESTING IN A WORLD WITHOUT ALZHEIMER’S In 2013, Volunteers Donated Revenue By Source 14% BEQUESTS 22% INDIVIDUAL CONTRIBUTIONS 9% UNITED WAY & OTHER WORKPLACE PROGRAMS 16,420 HOURS 4% OTHER 3% CORPORATE 3% FOUNDATIONS 3% GOVERNMENT GRANTS 42% SPECIAL EVENTS which is approximately equivalent to Expenses By Function 24% FAMILY SERVICES 13% FUNDRAISING 7% MANAGEMENT & GENERAL 4% PUBLIC POLICY 52% EDUCATION & OUTREACH 8.5 Full-Time Employees!
  8. 8. THE BRAINS BEHIND SAVING YOURS END ALZ CLICK, CALL, DONATE Alzheimer’s Association St. Louis Chapter Serving 38 counties in Missouri & Illinois 9370 Olive Blvd. | St. Louis, MO 63132 800.272.3900 | www.alz.org/stl Mission: To eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE: Christopher A. Iselin, Chair Morton Brown, Treasurer Sandy Jaffe, Secretary John Boyle T. Jack Challis Michael J. Hughes Jan Kraemer BOARD OF DIRECTORS: Martha Aoun Amy E. Bollinger Bill Brinkmeyer David Brodsky Jan Cerny Michael Claiborne Frank J. Dellaquila Randall Graham George Grossberg, M.D. James Hardin Joanne Knight Cathy Malear John C. Morris, M.D. Barbara Morriss David Payne Douglass Petty, Ph.D. Mark Schupp Judy Tobben Frank Wolff, Jr. ADVISORY COUNCIL: Peggy I. Lents, Chair Mary C. Agne, M.D. Clarence C. Barksdale Van-Lear Black, III Jerry L. Bryan John Michael Clear Steven Fischer James Gardner John J. Inkley, Jr. Dale F. Kirchner Bob Lachky Sandy Rich Rodger O. Riney John Schaperkotter Mike Schwarz Ellen Simmons Ann M. Steffen, Ph.D. Ellen C. Weiss

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