Preventing Alzheimer’s Disease: What Do We Know?

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

The NIA’s ADEAR Center offers information and publications for families, caregivers, and professionals on diagnosis, treatment, patient care, caregiver needs, long-term care, education, training, and research related to Alzheimer’s disease. Staff members answer telephone, email, and written requests and make referrals to local and national resources. Visit the ADEAR website to learn more about Alzheimer’s and other dementias, find clinical trials, and sign up for email updates.

Alzheimer’s Association
225 North Michigan Avenue, Floor 17
Chicago, IL 60601-7633
1-800-272-3900 (toll-free)
1-866-403-3073 (TDD/toll-free)

The Alzheimer’s Association is a national nonprofit organization with local chapters that provide education and support for people with Alzheimer’s disease, their families, and caregivers. The Association also funds research on Alzheimer’s.

Alzheimer’s Disease Cooperative Study
University of California, San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive M/C 0949
La Jolla, CA 92093-0949

The Alzheimer’s Disease Cooperative Study (ADCS) is a consortium of NIA-supported medical research centers and clinics that develop and conduct Alzheimer’s clinical trials.

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America
322 8th Avenue, 7th Floor
New York, NY 10001
1-866-232-8484 (toll-free)

The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America is a group of organizations that help individuals with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias. Services for consumers include a toll-free hotline that offers information and referrals, educational materials, conferences for caregivers, and a free quarterly magazine for caregivers. is a registry of federally and privately supported clinical trials. Users can search for clinical trials and find information about each trial’s purpose, who may participate, locations, and other details.

Publication Date: September 2012
Page Last Updated: February 1, 2016

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