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The following sites provide information on Alzheimer's Disease:

Alzheimer's Association

The Alzheimer's Association, a national network of chapters, is the largest national voluntary health organization dedicated to advancing Alzheimer's research and helping those affected by the disease. Having awarded nearly $140 million in research grants, the Association ranks as the top private funder of research into the causes, treatments, and prevention of Alzheimer's disease. The Association also provides education and support for people diagnosed with the condition, their families, and caregivers. (source: Alzheimer's Association)


Alzheimer's Disease Education & Referral Center

The ADEAR Center is a service of the National Institute on Aging (NIA). The NIA is one of the National Institutes of Health under the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

 


National Institute on Aging (NIA)

The National Institute on Aging (NIA) leads a national program of research on the biomedical, social, and behavioral aspects of the aging process; the prevention of age-related diseases and disabilities; and the promotion of a better quality of life for all older Americans. The NIA is one of the National Institutes of Health.

 

 

 


National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)

The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is one of 27 components of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Federal government's principal biomedical and behavioral research agency. NIH is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The NIMH mission is to reduce the burden of mental illness and behavioral disorders through research on mind, brain, and behavior. (source: NIMH)


National Institutes of Health (NIH)

The National Institutes of Health is the steward of medical and behavioral research for the Nation. It is an Agency under the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. (source: NIH)

 


Los Angeles Caregiver Resource Center

The Los Angeles Caregiver Resource Center is part of a statewide system established by the California Department of Mental Health (DMH) under The Comprehensive Act for Families and Caregiver of Brain-Impaired Adults (Chapter 1658, California Statues of 1984, as amended). This system consists of 11 nonprofit CRCs, their respective Boards of Directors and Advisory Committees, and the Statewide Resource Consultant (SRC), all dedicated to the assistance and support of caregivers and their families. (source: LACRC)


 


Alzheimer's Association of Los Angeles, Riverside, and San Bernardino Counties

The Alzheimer's Association is the national volunteer health agency dedicated to researching the prevention, cure and treatment of Alzheimer's disease and related disorders and to providing support and assistance to afflicted patients and their families. In Los Angeles, Riverside, and San Bernardino Counties, the Alzheimer's Association's mission is to meet the needs of an ethnically and culturally diverse population by: Offering patient and family services to aid persons with Alzheimer's and their caregivers; Educating both the public and health care professionals; Supporting research into the cause, prevention, treatment and cure for Alzheimer's disease and related disorders; Advocating improved public policy and promoting needed legislation. (source: Alzheimer's Association)



Alzheimer's Association of Orange County

The Alzheimer's Association of Orange County is dedicated to providing services, education and advocacy for individuals, families and the community affected by Alzheimer's disease and related memory disorders. (source: Alzheimer's Association of Orange County)



 
Nationwide Directory of Alzheimer's Disease Research Centers

The National Institute on Aging currently funds 29 Alzheimerís Disease Centers (ADCs) and three Affiliate Centers at major medical institutions across the U.S. Researchers at NIA-funded Alzheimer's Disease Centers are working to translate research advances into improved diagnosis and care for Alzheimerís disease (AD) patients while, at the same time, focusing on the programís long-term goal--finding a way to cure and possibly prevent AD. (source: Alzheimer's Disease Education & Referral Center)




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