• African American Community Focused

    Organized by African American health professionals to build resources and awareness around dementia in African American and faith communities.

  • Support Tailored for Faith Communities

    We partner with faith communities to develop a supportive environment that enhances the well-being of African American families affected by dementia.

  • Complimentary

    The Alter program works closely with faith communities to sustain dementia-friendly initiatives. This program offers support and services at no cost.

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Creating Inclusive Congregations

Faith Communities are not always aware of the needs of families affected by dementia nor have the access to resources that are available to support them.

Reduced dementia stigma

Enhanced empathy

Resources for congregations

Education and awareness

Social and spiritual connectedness

Our Services



On-site and virtual education programs to establish the role faith communities play in supporting families affected by dementia.

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A personalized toolbox for all faith community partners with information, materials, and resources to support dementia-friendly communities

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Provide expert guidance and support to implement culturally appropriate dementia-friendly and brain health strategy

How it Works

Step 1:

Contact Us

Sign up for a 45-minute consultation

Step 2:

Join and Become a Partner

Receive a toolbox, ongoing support, education, and access to resources at no cost

Step 3:

Your Faith Community is Now Recognized as an Alter Champion

Equipped to support families living with dementia

Faith Leaders Trusted by Faith Leaders

Join the leaders creating dementia friendly congregations.

Apostle Danita H. Jones

My relationship with the Alter team has been awesome. Through them God is revealing things the faith community should have been addressing years ago.

Apostle Danita H. Jones, In His Great Name Worship Center

“The workshops are very informative and interactive. This program has brought things into focus and I am now well equipped to care for my family and friends.”

Minister Rovonda Bradford, Conspired Destiny
Pastor Martin L. Jakes

We have been with Alter from the beginning and have learned so much about how to support the person living with dementia and their family.

Pastor Martin L. Jakes, Light of the World Faith Community International

We Exist to Support African American Faith Communities

The Alter program was created by a nurse-led collaborative to address the lack of resources and awareness around dementia in African American and faith communities. Our partners are the trailblazers in creating dementia-friendly faith communities.


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