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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
- Alzheimer’s Association:
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.
- 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.
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.
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
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
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
- Society for Progressive Supranuclear
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.
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