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Brain Donation: A Gift for Future Generations

Brain donation helps researchers study brain disorders, such as Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, that affect millions of people. Learn about why people donate their brains, the process of brain donation, and how you can enroll to make this generous gift.
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Brain Donation Resources for ADRCs

Alzheimer’s research depends on volunteer brain donors. Customize and use these resources on brain donation in your Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center.
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What to Do After Someone Dies

What do you need to do after someone you love dies? Learn about who signs the death certificate, organ donation, and whether you need an autopsy.
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