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The websites listed below can assist you in your search for additional information on Alzheimer's disease and other related memory loss disorders. In addition, websites for caregiver resources, advocacy issues and information about clinical trial opportunities are included. The Alzheimer's Association does not endorse, recommend, or approve any web site, nor does it guarantee the accuracy of the information provided.

Ability Center of Northwest Ohio
www.abilitycenter.org

Administration on Aging (AOA)
www.aoa.gov
A Federal agency in charge of all government aging programs on the federal level.

Aging with Dignity (advocacy group for eldery and their caregivers)
www.agingwithdignity.org

Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral Center (ADEAR)
www.nia.nih.gov/alzheimers

Alzheimer's Disease International (ADI)
http://alz.co.uk/
An umbrella organization of 50 National Alzheimer Associations around the world, whose main purpose is to improve the quality of life of people with dementia and their caregivers, and to raise awareess of the disease.

Alzheimer's Association, TrialMatch
www.alz.org/trialmatch
Free, confidential service that provides comprehensive clinical trial information and an individualized trial matching service for people with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias, friends, family members and healthy volunteers.  The website is accessible 24hrs./day and 7 days/week.  TrialMatch specialist are available via phone at 1-800-272-3900, Monday-Friday, 7:00a.m. - 7:00p.m.   This website was created because recruiting and retaining participants for clinical studies is one of the greatest obstacles to developing the next generation of Alzheimer's disease treatments.

Area Office on Aging of Northwestern Ohio, Inc.
www.areaofficeonaging.com
A private non-profit organization, chartered under Ohio law. The program uses federal, state, local and private monies to fund and administer services/programs for older adults and their caregivers

Area Agency on Aging, Mansfield Region
http://www.agingnorthcentralohio.org

Area Agency on Aging, Lima Region
www.psa3.org

Caregiver assistance and long-term care public policy
www.caregiver.org

Dementia Advocacy Suppor Network International (DASNI)
www.dasninternational.org
A non-profit organization for those diagnosed with dementia, working together to improve quality of life.

Eldercare Locator
http://extendedcare.com
Will help you search for providers anywhere in the country and you can do research throuh its online geriatric library.

Medicare
www.medicare.gov
Explains what Medicare covers and important contact addresses, phone numbers, and links to field offices.

National Caregivers Association
www.nfcacares.org

National Council on the Aging (NCOA)
www.ncoa.org
An organization dedicated to promoting the dignity and self-determination of older adults by providing educationa dntrainin, publications, research and development, community services, employment programs, coalition building, public policy, and advocacy.

National Institute of Health (NIH)
www.nih.gov
A biomedical research arm of the federal government.

National Institute on Aging (NIA)
www.nih.gov/nia
One of the National Institutes of health that promotes healthy aging by conducting and supporting biomedical, social, and behavioral research and public education.

Ohio State Department of Aging
www.goldenbuckeye.com

Ohio State Department of Job and Family Services
www.jfs.ohio.gov

OSU Extension: Senior Aging in Ohio - Fact Sheets
www.hec.osu.edu/famlife/aging

Social Security
www.ssa.gov
Provides updates on social security legislation, Medicare rates, Social Security statistics, and updates on the financial status of the Social Security.

RxHope.com
www.RxHope.com
Provides information about prescription drug assistance programs in all 50 states.

 


 

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