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Possible Early Dementia (cont.)

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ALS Association
27001 Agoura Road, Suite 150
Calabasas Hills, CA 91301-5104
(818) 880-9007
(800) 782-4747 (information and referrals)

Alzheimer’s Association
919 E. Michigan Avenue, Suite 1000
Chicago, IL 60611
(800) 272-3900
 
American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry
7910 Woodmont Avenue, Suite 1050
Bethesda, MD 20814
(301) 654-7850

Family Caregiver Alliance, National Center on Caregiving
690 Market Street, Suite 600
San Francisco, CA 94104
(800) 445-8106
(415) 434-3388
 
Les Turner ALS Foundation
8142 North Lawndale Avenue
Skokie, IL 60076
(888) ALS-1107 or (847) 679-3311
 
Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA)
ALS Division
3300 East Sunrise Drive
Tucson, AZ 85718-3208
(820) 529-2000 or (800) 572-1717

National Alliance for Caregiving
4729 Montgomery Lane, 5th Floor
Bethesda, MD 20814

National Institute on Aging
Alzheimer’s Disease Education and Referral Center
P.O. Box 8250
Silver Spring, MD 20907-8250
(800) 438-4380
(301) 495-3311
 
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health
31 Center Drive, MSC 2540
Building 31, Room 8A-06
Bethesda, MD 20892-2540
(800) 352-9424 (recording)
(301) 496-5751
 
National Mental Health Association
2001 North Beauregard Street, 12th Floor
Alexandria, VA 22311
(703) 684-7722
 
Project ALS
511 Avenue of the Americas, Suite 341
New York, NY 10011
(800) 603-0270 or (212) 969-0329

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