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Alzheimer's Disease Non Profit Organizations

Alzheimer Europe:
    Alzheimer Europe is an alliance of organizations around the world that work to lessen the burden of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias.The stated goals of the organization are, in their words, is " to improve the exchange of information between Alzheimer help associations; to stimulate the development of projects in the domain of information, support and caregiving for demented people; to establish contacts between Alzheimer help associations in view of setting up and coordinating international projects; to arrange for the translation of booklets, phamplets and other material of interest to various organizations in the member states of the European Union; and to organize an annual international conference offering participants the possibility to inform themselves about new findings in the fields of research on and treatment of Alzheimer's disease. The address for Alzheimer Europe is 145 Route de Thionville, L-2611, Luxembourg. The telephone is +352-29 79 70. The email is Visit the website

Alzheimer's Association:
    The mission of the Alzheimer's Association is to.. "eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research, to provide and enhance care and support for all affected, and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health." The national staff office is in Chicago, and their 24 hour hotline is 800.272.3900. Visit the website

Alzheimer's Family Services Center:
    Alzheimer's Family Services is a 501(c)(3) non profit organization devoted to dementia care. The organization's approach is proactive with innovative services and compassionate staff. The organization offers a printed newsletter, Friendship Connection. The website has great resource information for caregivers. Alzheimer's Family Services is affiliated with the Hoag Neuroscience Institute. The mail address is: Alzheimer's Family Services Center, 9451 Indianapolis Avenue, Huntington Beach, CA 92646. The telephone is 714-593-9630. The fax number is 714-593-9632. Visit the website

Alzheimer's Foundation Of America:

   The Alzheimer's Foundation of America is a non- profit organization with associate organizations in the United States and Canada. They are dedicated to meeting the emotional and social needs of patients with alzheimer's and related disorders and the families who care for them. The national telephone is 866.AFA.8484. Visit the website

Family Caregiver Alliance:
   The Family Caregiver Alliance was founded in 1977. Family Caregiver Alliance is a community-based non profit devoted to the needs of families providing long term care at home. FCA now offers programs at nationa, state, and local levels designed to support caregivers and their families. There are located at 785 Market Street, Suite 750, San Francisco, CA 94103. The telephone is 415-434-3388 or 800-445-8106. Visit the website

Foundation For The National Institutes Of Health:
    The Foundation for NIH was started in 1990 by Congress a as 501(c)(3) public charity. The foundation seeks to find cures and treatments for many of todays diseases. The foundation hopes to bring together the resources of the country- by bringing together researchers and concerned persons to fund research into areas from cancer to Alzheimer's disease. The foundation can be contacted at 301-402-5311. Their email is Visit the website

National Alliance For Caregiving:
    The National Alliance for Caregiving is a premier national resource on family caregiving. The Alliance seeks to improve the quality of life for families and care recipients.    Established in 1996, the Alliance is a non-profit coalition of more than 40 national organizations concerned about family caregiving. Visit the website

NYU Medical Center/NYU School of Medicine, Alzheimer's Disease Center:
    The NYU Alzheimer's Disease Center is part of the Department of Psychiatry at New York University School of Medicine in mid-town Manhattan. The center is one of 30 Alzheimer's disease centers in the U.S. supported by the National Institute On Aging. The center studies brain aging and Alzheimer's disease, to help those with memory impairment and the families that care for them. The ADC publishes a wonderful and informative newsletter which you may find very useful. Their telephone number is 212-263-8088. Visit the website

Society For Neuroscience:
    The Society For Neuroscience has a marvelous web page, a personal favorite of mine. The Society of Neuroscience is a non-profit organization of scientists and physicians who study the brain and nervous system at basic and applied levels of research. Their focus is on the many diseases of the brain and nervous system, which does include Alzheimer's disease and dementia. The Society publishes the Journal of Neuroscience and has an annual meeting. The Society for Neuroscience is located at 1121 14th Street, NW, Suite 1010, Washington, DC 20005. The telephone is 202-962-4000. Visit the website