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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

Web Links

ALS Association

Alzheimer’s Association

Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral (ADEAR) Center, National Institute on Aging

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Doctor’s Guide, Patient Resources, ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease)

Family Caregiver Alliance, National Center on Caregiving

Les Turner ALS Foundation

Muscular Dystrophy Association, ALS Division

National Alliance for Caregiving

National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Fact Sheet

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health

National Institute on Aging

National Mental Health Association, What Is Multi-Infarct Dementia?

Project ALS

Medically reviewed by Joseph Carcione, DO; American board of Psychiatry and Neurology REFERENCE:

"Mild cognitive impairment: Epidemiology, pathology, and clinical assessment"

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