Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral Center

FAQs: How can I find information about local support groups for people with Alzheimer’s disease and their caregivers?

The Alzheimer’s Disease Education and Referral (ADEAR) Center offers free resources for people with Alzheimer’s disease and caregivers, as well as referrals to helpful organizations.
1-800-438-4380 (toll-free)
www.nia.nih.gov/alzheimers

You can also contact the following organizations for more information:

Alzheimer’s Association
1-800-272-3900 (toll-free)
www.alz.org
Look for your local chapter. Find online message boards and search for support groups at www.alz.org/apps/we_can_help/support_groups.asp

Alzheimer’s Disease Centers
1-800-438-4380 (toll-free)
www.nia.nih.gov/alzheimers/alzheimers-disease-research-centers
Find a research and treatment center near you. Some have support groups.

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America
1-866-232-8484 (toll-free)
www.alzfdn.org
Caregivers may visit Connect with Others and Care Crossroads.

Family Caregiver Alliance
1-800-445-8106 (toll-free)
www.caregiver.org/
The Alliance offers online support groups for caregivers. See www.caregiver.org/caregiver/jsp/content_node.jsp?nodeid=347

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