TARGET 2

HEALTH PROMOTION

Alzheimer’s Disease & Caregiver Support

The Alzheimer’s Disease and Caregiver Support Program will generate awareness and support for Alzheimer’s programming and research. Alzheimer’s disease is one of the fastest growing health challenges among African Americans.

Stroke & Heart Disease Awareness

Stroke and Heart Disease Awareness will remain a focus area as Alpha Kappa Alpha launches a major stroke prevention awareness campaign with emphasis on hypertension management, diet and exercise.

Mental Health

Mental Health will be highlighted as members bring attention to mental illness among diverse populations with low utilization of mental health services.

Cancer Awareness

The American Cancer Society is pleased to partner with Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. to encourage people to stay well and get well, to help find cures, and to fight back against cancer. Together, we can have a greater impact in our community and this exciting four-year initiative will help leverage our mutual commitment to saving lives and reducing health disparities among Americans.