Heath and Aging

Menopause: Time for a Change

For More Information

woman blowing dandelion seedsTo learn more about health and aging and to order Hormones and Menopause, a tip sheet on menopausal hormone therapy, contact:

National Institute on Aging (NIA) Information Center
P.O. Box 8057
Gaithersburg, MD 20898-8057
1-800-222-2225 (toll-free)
1-800-222-4225 (TTY/toll-free)
www.nia.nih.gov
www.nia.nih.gov/espanol

To sign up for regular email alerts about new publications and other information from the NIA, go to:www.nia.nih.gov/health.

Visit NIHSeniorHealth (www.nihseniorhealth.gov), a senior-friendly website from the National Institute on Aging and the National Library of Medicine. This website has health information for older adults. Special features make it simple to use. For example, you can click on a button to have the text read out loud or to make the type larger.

To learn more about Alzheimer’s disease and memory loss, contact:

Alzheimer’s Disease Education and Referral (ADEAR) Center
P.O. Box 8250
Silver Spring, MD 20907-8250
1-800-438-4380 (toll-free)
www.nia.nih.gov/alzheimers

Other sources of useful information for menopausal and postmenopausal women:

Federal Government Resources

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
1600 Clifton Road
Atlanta, GA 30333
1-800-232-4636 (toll-free)
www.cdc.gov

Department of Agriculture (USDA)
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20250
1-202-720-2791
www.usda.gov
www.choosemyplate.gov
www.nutrition.gov

Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
10903 New Hampshire Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20993-0002
1-888-463-6332 (toll-free)
www.fda.gov

Menopausal Hormone Therapy Information
National Institutes of Health

www.nih.gov/PHTindex.htm

National Cancer Institute
National Institutes of Health

6116 Executive Boulevard
Room 300
Bethesda, MD 20892-8322
1-800-422-6237 (toll-free)
www.cancer.gov

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
National Institutes of Health

P.O. Box 7923
Gaithersburg, MD 20898
1-888-644-6226 (toll-free)
1-866-464-3615 (TTY/toll-free)
www.nccam.nih.gov

National Eye Institute
National Institutes of Health

2020 Vision Place
Bethesda, MD 20892-3655
1-301-496-5248
www.nei.nih.gov

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
National Institutes of Health

Health Information Center
P. O. Box 30105
Bethesda, MD 20824-0105
1-301-592-8573
1-240-629-3255 (TTY)
www.nhlbi.nih.gov

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
National Institutes of Health

5601 Fishers Lane, MSC 9806
Bethesda, MD 20892-9806
1-866-284-4107 (toll-free)
1-800-877-8339 (TDD/toll-free)
www.niaid.nih.gov

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
National Institutes of Health

1 AMS Circle
Bethesda, MD 20892-3675
1-877-226-4267 (toll-free)
1-301-565-2966 (TTY)
www.niams.nih.gov

National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
National Institutes of Health
P. O. Box 3006
Rockville, MD 20847
1-800-370-2943 (toll-free)
1-888-320-6942 (TTY/toll-free)
www.nichd.nih.gov

National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research
National Institutes of Health

31 Center Drive, MSC 2190
Bethesda, MD 20892-2190
1-866-232-4528 (toll-free)
www.nidcr.nih.gov

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
National Institutes of Health

Building 31, Room 9A-06
31 Center Drive, MSC 2560
Bethesda, MD 20892-2560
1-301-496-3583
www.niddk.nih.gov

National Institute of Mental Health
National Institutes of Health

6001 Executive Boulevard
Room 8184, MSC 9663
Bethesda, MD 20892-9663
1-866-615-6464 (toll-free)
1-866-415-8051 (TTY/toll-free)
www.nimh.nih.gov

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
National Institutes of Health

5635 Fishers Lane, MSC 9304
Bethesda, MD 20892-9304
1-301-443-3860
www.niaaa.nih.gov

National Women’s Health Information Center
8270 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive
Fairfax, VA 22031
1-800-994-9662 (toll-free) 
1-888-220-5446 (TDD/toll-free)
www.womenshealth.gov

Office of Dietary Supplements
National Institutes of Health
6100 Executive Boulevard
Room 3B01, MSC 7517
Bethesda, MD 20892-7517
1-301-435-2920
www.ods.od.nih.gov

The National Library of Medicine has a website, www.medlineplus.gov, with information on many health subjects, including menopause. Click on Health Topics. Choose any topic you are interested in, such as menopausemenopausal hormone therapy, orosteoporosis, by clicking on the first letter of the topic and scrolling down the list to find it.

Non-Profit and Professional Groups

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
409 12th Street, SW
P.O. Box 96920
Washington, DC 20090-6920
1-202-638-5577
www.acog.org

North American Menopause Society
5900 Landerbrook Drive
Suite 390
Mayfield Heights, OH 44124
1-440-442-7550
www.menopause.org

Publication Date: August 2010
Page Last Updated: June 12, 2014