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The Dementias: Hope Through Research

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For more information on neurological disorders or research programs funded by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, contact the Institute's Brain Resources and Information Network (BRAIN) at:

P.O. Box 5801
Bethesda, MD 20824

Information also is available from the following organizations:

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Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral Center (ADEAR)
National Institute on Aging
P.O. Box 8250
Silver Spring, MD 20907-8250
Tel: 1-800-438-4380
Fax: 301-495-3334

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
National Institutes of Health, DHHS
6001 Executive Blvd. Rm. 8184, MSC 9663
Bethesda, MD 20892-9663
Tel: 301-443-4513/866-415-8051 301-443-8431 (TTY)
Fax: 301-443-4279

Alzheimer's Association
225 North Michigan Avenue
Floor 17
Chicago, IL 60601-7633
Tel: 312-335-8700 1-800-272-3900 (24-hour helpline) TDD: 312-335-5886
Fax: 866.699.1246

Alzheimer's Foundation of America
322 Eighth Avenue
7th Floor
New York, NY 10001
Tel: 866-AFA-8484 (232-8484)
Fax: 646-638-1546

National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD)
55 Kenosia Avenue
Danbury, CT 06810
Tel: 203-744-0100 Voice Mail 800-999-NORD (6673)
Fax: 203-798-2291

Family Caregiver Alliance/ National Center on Caregiving
785 Market St.
Suite 750
San Francisco, CA 94103
Tel: 415-434-3388 800-445-8106
Fax: 415-434-3508

Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration (AFTD)
Radnor Station Building #2 Suite 320
290 King of Prussia Road
Radnor, PA 19087
Tel: 267-514-7221 866-507-7222

Caregiver Action Netork (formerly National Family Caregiver Association)
1130 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Suite 500
Washington, DC 20036
Tel: 202-454-3970

Well Spouse Association
63 West Main Street
Suite H
Freehold, NJ 07728
Tel: 800-838-0879 732-577-8899
Fax: 732-577-8644

National Respite Network and Resource Center
800 Eastowne Drive
Suite 105
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Tel: 919-490-5577 x222
Fax: 919-490-4905

BrightFocus Foundation
22512 Gateway Center Drive
Clarksburg, MD 20871
Tel: 1- 800-437-2423
Fax: 301-258-9454

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization /Natl. Hospice Foundation
1731 King Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Tel: 703-837-1500 Helpline: 800-658-8898
Fax: 703-837-1233

Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation
57 West 57th Street
Suite 904
New York, NY 10019
Tel: 212-901-8000
Fax: 212-901-8010

John Douglas French Alzheimer's Foundation
11620 Wilshire Blvd.
Suite 270
Los Angeles, CA 90025
Tel: 310-445-4650
Fax: 310-479-0516

Lewy Body Dementia Association
912 Killian Hill Road, S.W.
Lilburn, GA 30047
Tel: Telephone: 404-935-6444 LBD Caregiver Link: 800-539-9767
Fax: 480-422-5434


"Alzheimer's DiseaseHope Through Research", NINDS, Publication date November 2, 2015.

NIH Publication No. 04-2252

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