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Alzheimer's and Dementia

  • Put together by the National Institute on Aging (NIA) - a part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)- and Alzheimer's Disease Education & Referral Center (ADEAR), this article provides an overview of the disease, stages, causes, diagnosis, and treatment.

  • BBC article highlighting the basics of dementia, diagnosis, signs of the disease, and treatment. This article presents a good overview of dementia, though the statistics are UK based.

  • The mission of the Alzheimer's Foundation of America (AFA) is "to provide optimal care and services to individuals confronting dementia, and to their caregivers and families-through member organizations dedicated to improving quality of life."

  • The government's free information resource about Alzheimer's disease and related dementias; authoritative, up-to-date information from agencies and organizations with expertise in these areas.

  • Get the latest Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures report. Learn annual statistics on the impact of Alzheimer's and dementia.

  • A guide for people impacted by dementia compiled by the Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services, Virginia Department of Health and Dementia Capable Virginia.


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Aging Services

  • ProAging features innovative tools for senior-serving professionals to better serve seniors, caregivers and their families in the greater DC metro area.

  • The National Council on Aging a respected national leader and trusted partner to help people aged 60+ meet the challenges of aging. Our mission is to improve the lives of millions of older adults, especially those who are struggling.

  • AARP is a membership organization leading positive social change and delivering value to people age 50 and over through information, advocacy and service.

  • Area Agencies on Aging (AAA) serve as the central point of contact for seniors (55+) and their loved ones.



  • is a leading provider of information and resources for family and professional caregivers to help provide the best caregiving experience.

  • is a community of family caregivers sharing their stories, support and solutions.

  • Are you one of the 6.9 million Americans struggling to care for an aging parent or other loved one who lives in a far-away location? If you are, we are here to help.

  • Everything you need to take care of yourself while you support your loved one.

  • The mission of the ARCH National Respite Network and Resource Center is to assist and promote the development of quality respite and crisis care programs; to help families locate respite and crisis care services in their communities; and to serve as a strong voice for respite in all forums.


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