Alzheimer’s Disease Information

For great resources on Alzheimer’s diagnosis, treatment, support groups, services, research centers, getting involved in studies, and publications about AD, contact the following:

Alzheimer’s Association
225 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 1700
Chicago, IL 60611-1676
1-800-272-3900
Website: www.alz.org

This non-profit association supports families and caregivers of patients with AD. Chapters nationwide provide referrals to local resources and services, and sponsor support groups and educational programs.

Alzheimer’s Disease Education and Referral (ADEAR) Center
P.O. Box 8250
Silver Spring, MD 20907-8250
1-800-438-4380
Website: www.alzheimers.org

This service of the NIA is funded by the Federal Government. It offers information and publications on diagnosis, treatment, patient care, caregiver needs, long-term care, education and training, and research related to AD. Publications can be previewed and ordered on the Web site. Staff answer telephone, e-mail, and written requests and make referrals to local and national resources.

Eldercare Locator
800-677-1116
Website: www.eldercare.gov

This service of the Administration on Aging is funded by the Federal Government. It offers information about and referrals to respite care and other home and community services offered by State and Area Agencies on Aging.

 

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