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The Alzheimer's Association is the leading, global voluntary health organisation in Alzheimer's care and support, and the largest private, nonprofit funder of Alzheimer's research. It works on a global, national and local level to enhance care and support for all those affected by Alzheimer’s and related dementias.www.alz.org
Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral Center
The U.S. Congress created the Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral (ADEAR) Center in 1990 to "compile, archive, and disseminate information concerning Alzheimer's disease" for health professionals, people with AD and their families, and the public. The ADEAR Center is a service of the National Institute on Aging (NIA), one of the Federal Government's National Institutes of Health and part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The NIA conducts and supports research about health issues for older people, and is the primary Federal agency for Alzheimer's disease research.www.nia.nih.gov/alzheimers
Alzheimer Research Forum
The web site reports on the latest scientific findings, from basic research to clinical trials; creates and maintains public databases of essential research data and reagents, and produces discussion forums to promote debate, speed the dissemination of new ideas, and break down barriers across the numerous disciplines that can contribute to the global effort to cure Alzheimer's disease.www.alzforum.org
The Alzheimer Disease & Frontotemporal Dementia Mutation Database (AD&FTDMDB) aims at collecting all known mutations in the genes related to Alzheimer disease and frontotemporal dementias.www.molgen.ua.ac.be
Alzheimer’s Disease International
Alzheimer’s Disease International is an international federation of more than 75 Alzheimer associations. Representing people and nations on all continents, the organisation has become the Global Voice on Dementia. ADI works locally, by empowering national Alzheimer associations to promote and offer care and support for people with dementia and their carers, whilst working globally to focus attention on the epidemic and campaign for policy change from governments and the World Health Organisation.www.alz.co.uk
American Health Assistance Foundation
The American Health Assistance Foundation seeks to eradicate age-related degenerative diseases by: advancing research seeking causes, prevention, treatment, and cures; promoting positive behaviors to combat these diseases; and facilitating the public's efforts to assist those who are affected. AHAF has been designated a nonprofit organisation.www.ahaf.org
Alzheimer's Society is a membership organisation, which works to improve the quality of life of people affected by dementia in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Many of the 25,000 members have personal experience of dementia, as carers, health professionals or people with dementia themselves.http://alzheimers.org.uk
Alzheimer’s Research UK
Alzheimer’s Research UK is the UK’s leading dementia research charity specialising in finding preventions, causes, treatments and a cure for dementia.www.alzheimersresearchuk.org
Alzheimer Society of Ireland
The Society was founded in 1982 by a small group of people who were caring for a family member with Alzheimer's Disease or a related dementia. Today, it is a national voluntary organisation with an extensive national network of branches, regional offices and services that aims to provide people with all forms of dementia, their families and carers with the necessary support to maximise their quality of life.www.alzheimer.ie
The Scottish Dementia Clinical Research Network (SDCRN)
The Scottish Dementia Clinical Research Network has been set up with the intention of spreading a culture of clinical research in dementia across Scotland and improving recruitment from both urban and rural areas.www.sdcrn.org.uk
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