The Alzheimer's Association was born July 21, 2010 based in Caltanissetta.
The Association has several purposes:
a) To inform and raise awareness (Associations, Schools etc..) all professionals involved in the disease;
b) stimulate research and to coordinate as much as possible about the causes, prevention, care and treatment of Alzheimer's disease;
c) assist and support Alzheimer's patients and their families, becoming a point of liaison and coordination;
d) guardianship rights of the patient and his family for better public policy and better regulation;
e) promote the creation of pilot centers for the diagnosis and care, and for the training of social - health care professional.
Regarding the long-term goals of the activities of the association to play in the future mainly concerns the disclosure of service to people with Alzheimer's and the enactment of events aimed at raising public awareness on the issue of degenerative diseases in 'area of the province of Caltanissetta.