Contact Us

For resources about health and aging:

NIA Information Center
Phone: 1-800-222-2225
TTY: 1-800-222-4225

For information about Alzheimer's disease and services near you:

Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral (ADEAR) Center
Phone: 1-800-438-4380

For press inquiries and general information about NIA:

Office of Communications and Public Liaison (OCPL)
Phone: 301-496-1752
Fax: 301-496-1072

Standard Mailing Address

National Institute on Aging
Building 31, Room 5C27
31 Center Drive, MSC 2292
Bethesda, MD 20892

For more information about specific NIA research areas:

Division of Extramural Activities (DEA)
Phone: 301-496-9322

Division of Aging Biology (DAB)
Phone: 301-496-6402

Division of Behavioral and Social Research (DBSR)
Phone: 301-496-3131

Division of Geriatrics and Clinical Gerontology (DGCG)
Phone: 301-496-6761

Division of Neuroscience (DN)
Phone: 301-496-9350

Intramural Research Program (IRP)

Biomedical Research Center
251 Bayview Boulevard, Suite 100
Baltimore, MD 21224-6825
Phone: 410-558-8110

Baltimore Longitudinal Study on Aging (BLSA)

Participant Recruitment
Phone: 410-350-3941
1-800-225-2572, x3941

Research Resources
Phone: 301-496-0181

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If you are having difficulty ordering materials, please send an email to or call us at 1-800-222-2225 Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (Eastern time). Use the form below to send us any other questions or requests. Staff will respond promptly. Please note that NIA cannot give medical advice; contact your doctor for answers to your personal health questions. For questions about research grants, contact the appropriate division, or search for a program staff member whose portfolio matches your interest.