|225 North Michigan Avenue, Floor 17|
|Chicago, IL 60601-7633|
|Fax: ||1-866-699-1246 toll-free|
|TDD: ||1-866-403-3073 toll-free|
|Web Address: ||www.alz.org|
The Alzheimer's Association is a national organization that provides educational materials, support groups, and community services for people dealing with Alzheimer's disease. It has more than 200 local chapters throughout the United States. The organization publishes a newsletter as well as a wide range of brochures and videos. The Web site includes a lot of useful information for people with Alzheimer's and other dementias, as well as for their caregivers.
|Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral (ADEAR) Center|
|P.O. Box 8250|
|Silver Spring, MD 20907|
|Fax: ||(301) 495-3334|
|Web Address: ||www.nia.nih.gov/alzheimers|
Part of the National Institute on Aging, ADEAR is a government-funded agency that prepares computer searches on educational and library resources as well as information on clinical drug trials.
|Alzheimer's Foundation of America: Care Crossroads|
|322 8th Avenue, 7th Floor|
|New York, NY 10001|
|Phone: ||1-866-AFA-8484 (1-866-232-8484) toll–free|
|Fax: ||(646) 638-1546|
|Web Address: ||www.carecrossroads.org|
Care Crossroads is the Alzheimer's Foundation of America's community for caregivers. Using online support groups, teleconferences, discussion boards and more, people who are caring for someone with Alzheimer's disease can learn about the disease and connect with people who can help.
|Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation|
|One Intrepid Square, West 46th Street & 12th Avenue|
|New York, NY 10036|
|Phone: ||1-800-ALZ-INFO (1-800-259-4636)|
|Web Address: ||www.alzinfo.org|
Alzinfo.org was created by the Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation to educate people about Alzheimer's disease. The mission of the Web site is to build an online community with 24-hours-a-day/7-days-a-week access to information and support via online chats, message boards, and resource databases.
|Family Caregiver Alliance|
|785 Market Street|
|San Francisco, CA 94103|
|Web Address: ||www.caregiver.org|
This organization supports and assists people who are providing long-term care at home. It also provides education, research, services, and advocacy.
|National Institutes of Health Senior Health|
|9000 Rockville Pike|
|Bethesda, MD 20892|
|Phone: ||1-800-222-2225 Aging Information Center|
|Web Address: ||www.nihseniorhealth.gov|
This website for older adults offers aging-related health information. The website's senior-friendly features include large print, simple navigation, and short, easy-to-read segments of information. A visitor to this website can click special buttons to hear the text aloud, make the text larger, or turn on higher contrast for easier viewing.
The site was developed by the National Institute on Aging and the National Library of Medicine, both part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). NIHSeniorHealth features up-to-date health information from NIH. Also, the American Geriatrics Society provides independent review of some of the material found on this website.