About Us

The Alzheimer & Parkinson Association of Indian River County, a local non-profit, 501c3 organization, serving community members who are affected by memory and/or motion disorders by offering support groups, social respite programs, Project Lifesaver, and educational classes as well as being a resource for other local organizations.

Alzheimer & Parkinson Association of IRC serves clients who suffer from various types of memory and motion disorders, not just Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s disease.  Those affected by a wide range of dementia-related disorders including but not limited to Frontotemporal Lobe dementia, dementia with Lewy bodies, vascular dementia, Multiple Sclerosis, Cerebellar Ataxia, and Atypical Parkinsonism are welcome.

The Alzheimer & Parkinson Association strives to create an atmosphere where clients are surrounded by positive reinforcement and caregivers have support.

Mission Statement

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

Board of Directors

Ralph Evans

Vice Chair
Becky Allen

Bob Puff

Kay Campione

Michelle Borisenok
Steve Owen
Mark D. Peirce
Trudie Rainone
Sandy Rolf
Dr. Roberta Rose
Sue Tompkins

Chair Emeritus
Bruce McEvoy

Executive Director
Peggy Cunningham

The M & M Advisory Council

Gail Alexander
Sam Block
Este Brashears
Nancy Bryant
Marie Conforti
Nancy Fichthorn
Sandy Kahle
Christina Lipski
Beth Livers
Buzz MacWilliam
Karen Penney
Lenora Ritchie
Lynda Stinson
Elizabeth Van Dyk