The following organizations offer helpful resources for those interested in Alzheimer’s disease:
Alzheimer’s Association (United States): A non-profit organization working on a global, national and local level to enhance care and support for all those affected by Alzheimer’s and other dementias.
Youngtimers: A nonprofit started by a group of early onset familial Alzheimer’s Disease family members and other stakeholders to help better address the needs of early onset familial Alzheimer’s Disease individuals and families.
TrialMatch: A free, easy-to-use clinical studies matching service from the Alzheimer’s Association that connects individuals with Alzheimer’s, caregivers, healthy volunteers and physicians with current studies.
Alzheimer’s Disease Education & Referral Center (United States): A service of the National Institute on Aging of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the ADEAR compiles, archives, and disseminates information concerning Alzheimer’s disease for health professionals, people with AD and their families, and the public.
Alzheimer’s Disease International: A global umbrella organization with members in the developed and the developing world that involves professionals, family members, care givers and people with dementia.
AlzForum: A news website and information resource dedicated to helping researchers accelerate discovery and advance development of diagnostics and treatments for Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders. It also provides news announcements and other information about the disease for all audiences.
Medline Plus: Information about Alzheimer’s disease from the National Library of Medicine.
Alzheimer’s Prevention Initiative: An effort based at the Banner Alzheimer’s Institute dedicated to conducting research on preventing, delaying and reducing the risk of Alzheimer’s disease.
Demystifying Psychiatry: A resource for patients and families