For comprehensive and easy to read information about Alzheimer's disease, caregiving, national research, news and publications, please visit the Alzheimers Disease Education and Referral Center (ADEAR) (a service of the National Institute on Aging) or phone them at (800) 438-4380.
You may also contact the New York City chapter of the Alzheimers Association or phone them at (646) 744-2918 or toll-free at (800) 272-3900. The National Alzheimers Association Web site is a good resource, its national number is (800) 272-3800. The Alzheimer's Association provides a wide variety of free services for patients, caregivers, and families. Help is available 24 hours a day.
Finally, a Web site for older adults has been developed by the National Institute on Aging. The site has enlarged text and talking features and offers information about a wide variety of health topics, including dementia.
ClinicalTrials.gov is a comprehensive listing of clinical trials in the U.S. and abroad. The Web site offers accurate and unbiased information about a study's purpose, location and entry criteria. The site includes all trials conducted at Mount Sinai Health System.
Alzheimers Disease Education and Referral Center (ADEAR)
Alzheimers Association, New York City Chapter
National Alzheimers Association
National Institute on Aging
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