Alzheimer's Association

Contact details for Alzheimer's Association

Logo of the Alzheimer's Association

Name: Alzheimer's Association
  (AA)
Address: National office
  225 N. Michigan Ave. Fl. 17
  Chicago
  Illinois
  United States
Telephone: 312 335 8700
  1 800 272 3900 Helpline
Fax: 1 866 699 1246
Website: www.alz.org

About Alzheimer's Association - AA

The Alzheimer’s Association is a voluntary health organization specializing in Alzheimer care, support and research.

The mission of the Alzheimer's Association is to:

  • eliminate Alzheimer's disease through advancement of research
  • provide care and support for those affected
  • reduce risk of dementia through promotion of brain health

The Alzheimer’s Association is working towards their vision of "a world without Alzheimer’s disease". Services they provide include:

  • Support - a 24 hour help line provides information, referrals and support in 140 languages (toll free USA: 1 800 272 3900)
  • Raising Awareness & Funds - The Alzheimer’s Association raise awareness & funds through their Memory Walk.
  • Local Chapters - provides core services to families and professionals in local communities throughout the US.
  • Research Grants Program - since 1982 the Alzheimer's Association research program has committed more than $220 million to best of field research proposals.
  • Online Community - an active forum where people affected by Alzheimer's disease can share their experiences.
  • Green-Field Library - the largest library dedicated to Alzheimer's Disease in the United States. This is a free information service made available to the public.
  • CareSource - an online collection of resources of benefit to those affected by Alzheimer's Disease . Includes information to enhance care giving skills.
  • MedicAlert® + Alzheimer’s Association Safe Return® - a 24 hour emergency response service for those affected by Alzheimer's disease or related dementia who wander or have a medical emergency.
  • Education - The Alzheimer’s Association runs education programs for the consumer on how to keep their brains healthy. The association also educates and informs Congress on Alzheimer related policy issues. The Alzheimer’s Association also works to increase government funding for research and care programs.
  • Visit the website for the Alzheimers Association for more details.

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