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Alzheimer's Association

a/k/a: AA

Address

225 N. Michigan Avenue
17th Floor
Chicago, IL 60601
USA

Phone

312-335-8700

Fax

866-699-1246

800 Number

800-272-3900

TDD

312-335-5886

Email Address

info@alz.org

Chapters

81

Website

http://www.alz.org

The Alzheimer's Association (AA) is a national, non-profit voluntary organization dedicated to promoting and supporting research into the causes, cure, and prevention of Alzheimer's disease and providing education and support services to people with Alzheimer's Disease, their families, and caregivers. Established in 1980, the association works through a network of more than 220 local chapters, more than 2,000 support groups, and 35,000 volunteers nationwide. The goals of the Alzheimer's Association include education, chapter formation, advocacy for improved public policy and needed legislation, and patient and family services to aid present and future patients and caregivers. Activities of the association include the promotion of fund-raising for research through its Medical and Scientific Advisory Board; publication of the quarterly "Alzheimer's Association Newsletter"; and promotion of public awareness by publicizing such national annual events as Memory Walk and the national education conference. In addition, the association operates a 24-hour telephone hotline to assist people with Alzheimer's disease and their families.

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