For great resources on Alzheimer’s diagnosis, treatment, support groups, services, research centers, getting involved in studies, and publications about AD, contact the following:
225 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 1700
Chicago, IL 60611-1676
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
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.
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.