About Us

The Alzheimer and Parkinson Association of Indian River County is a 501c(3) non profit organization in Indian River County Florida. We provide free services and programs to families within our county that are afflicted with memory or movement disorders. This organization started 40 years ago as a support group for caregivers and has blossomed into a provider of over 40 programs and services, all free for those in need. We strive to be a safe space for families to come to, judgement free and with a welcoming atmosphere. Programs and services we provide include: support groups, educational classes, memory programs, movement classes, virtual programs, activity kits, a library, dementia training, memory screenings, resources, and much more!

Mission Statement

We improve quality of life for individuals and families in Indian River County who are affected by memory and movement disorders, through support, education and connections.

Vision Statement

No person or family in Indian River County must face a memory or movement disorder alone.

Core Values


Executive Director, Peggy Cunningham

Peggy Cunningham is the Executive Director of the Alzheimer & Parkinson Association of Indian River County. Since 2009 she has led the organization in strategic growth in programs and services, financial stability and building community relationships.  A strong background in community service dovetailed well with her earlier work in geriatric social service, to fulfill her passion for improving the quality of life for residents of Indian River County.

Board of Directors

Chair Bill Penney

Vice Chair Sue Tompkins

Treasurer Robert C. Puff

Secretary Kay Campione

Scott Alexander

Michelle Borisenok

Robert Burr

Scott Cox

Ralph Evans

Dr. Richard Kishner

Steve Owen II

Mark D. Pierce

Sandy Rolf

Dr. Roberta Rose

Chair Emeritus Bruce McEvoy

formerly GuideStar