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Alzheimer Research Forum:
The Alzheimer Research Forum was founded in 1996 to create an online scientific community dedicated to developing treatments and preventions for Alzheimer's disease.
The Alzheimer's Association's mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research and to enhance quality care and support for individuals, their families and care partners.
Greater Maryland Chapter
Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral Center:
The U.S. Congress created the Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral (ADEAR) Center in 1990 to "compile, archive, and disseminate information concerning Alzheimer's disease" for health professionals, people with AD and their families, and the public.
American Health Assistance Foundation:
A nonprofit charitable organization that has dedicated over 30 years to funding research on age-related and degenerative diseases, educating the public about these diseases, and providing emergency financial assistance to Alzheimer's disease patients and their caregivers.
Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Foundation, Inc:
Consists of members who are concerned about the complexity of issues surrounding this fatal brain disease. Their mission is to support families and loved ones touched by CJD.
Family Caregiver Alliance:
The first community-based nonprofit organization in the country to address the needs of families and friends providing long-term care at home.
Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation:
Alzinfo.org was created to be a comprehensive portal for caregivers, family members, people living with Alzheimer's, and anyone who has an interest in leaning about and conquering this devastating disease.
International Huntington Association (IHA):
IHA is a federation of national voluntary health agencies that share common concern for individuals with Huntington's Disease (HD) and their families.
Lewy Body Dementia Association:
The mission of The Lewy Body Dementia Association, Inc. is to improve the quality of life of those who suffer from Lewy Body Dementia (LBD), as well as their families and caregivers, by providing information and offering support and advice.
Society for Progressive Supranuclear Palsy:
The Society for PSP is dedicated to increasing awareness of this under recognized disorder, advancing research toward a cure, and providing support and education for persons with PSP, their families and healthcare professionals.
Visit our Medical Encyclopedia to learn more about Alzheimer's Disease.
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