Other Places To Get Help
| National Institute of Neurological Disorders and
|NIH Neurological Institute|
|P.O. Box 5801|
|Bethesda, MD 20824|
|Phone: ||(301) 496-5751|
|TDD: ||(301) 468-5981|
|Web Address: ||www.ninds.nih.gov|
The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and
Stroke (NINDS), a part of the National Institutes of Health, is the leading
U.S. federal government agency supporting research on brain and nervous system
disorders. It provides the public with educational materials and information
about these disorders.
|225 North Michigan Avenue, Floor 17|
|Chicago, IL 60601-7633|
|Fax: ||1-866-699-1246 toll-free|
|TDD: ||1-866-403-3073 toll-free|
|Web Address: ||www.alz.org|
The Alzheimer's Association is a national organization that
provides educational materials, support groups, and community services for
people dealing with Alzheimer's disease. It has more than 200 local chapters
throughout the United States. The organization publishes a newsletter as well
as a wide range of brochures and videos. The Web site includes a lot of useful
information for people with Alzheimer's and other dementias, as well as for
|American Geriatrics Society: The AGS Foundation for
Health in Aging|
|40 Fulton Street|
|New York, NY 10038|
|Phone: ||(212) 308-1414|
|Web Address: ||www.healthinaging.org|
The AGS Foundation for Health in Aging was started by
the American Geriatrics Society (AGS). The foundation works on behalf of older
adults in the areas of wellness and preventive care, self-responsibility and
independence, and connections to family and community.
This website has stories about healthy aging, information on caring for elders at home,
and tips on winter safety, preparing for emergencies, and meeting the
challenges of healthy aging. The site also has links to many other Internet
resources on aging.
|Family Caregiver Alliance|
|785 Market Street|
|San Francisco, CA 94103|
|Web Address: ||www.caregiver.org|
This organization supports and assists
people who are providing long-term care at home. It also provides education,
research, services, and advocacy.
|National Institute on Aging|
|Building 31, Room 5C27|
|31 Center Drive, MSC 2292|
|Bethesda, MD 20892|
|Phone: ||(301) 496-1752|
|TDD: ||1-800-222-4225 (TTY)|
|Web Address: ||www.nia.nih.gov|
The National Institute on Aging (NIA), one of the
centers of the U.S. National Institutes of Health, leads a broad scientific
effort to understand the nature of aging and to extend the healthy, active
years of life. The NIA funds research and provides information about health and
research advances to the public and interested groups.
Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine
Peter J. Whitehouse, MD - Neurology
June 23, 2011
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