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Alzheimer’s Programs and Public Initiatives

Alzheimer’s Programs and Public Initiatives

by TEAM ALZLIVE
Administrator

The following is a list of Alzheimer’s Programs and Public Initiatives within the United States.

National Alzheimer’s Plan

http://napa.alz.org/

The National Alzheimer’s Project: From Act to Action is an effort to implement the National Alzheimer’s Project Act (NAPA). With information those with Alzheimer’s and their caregivers, (which was shared with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services), a strategy across America was formed to create a plan of action to end Alzheimer’s disease.

AFA Teens

http://www.afateens.org/

An organization connected to the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America that hopes to engage teens and raise Alzheimer’s awareness in youth. The program offers many chapters across the U.S and an Alzheimer’s awareness scholarship.

The Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s

http://act.alz.org/site/PageServer?pagename=walk_homepage

An annual walk hosted in more than 650 communities across America to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s.

The Hampden Good Neighbor Program

http://www.hampdenmaine.gov/index.asp?Type=B_BASIC&SEC=%7B9AC758C1-B4F9-439B-BA3B-9625943490DA%7D&DE=%7B80AF6388-BE7B-45BA-ACE7-609F91BF7852%7D

An American initiative that speeds up the process of finding an individual with Alzheimer’s or dementia by providing a Good Neighbor representative with identification and information about the individual should they go missing and not know how to return home.

The Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroimaging Initiative

http://www.adni-info.org/

An initiative based in California that advocates for the use of biomarkers including blood tests, tests of cerebrospinal fluid, and MRI/ PET imaging for Alzheimer’s disease (AD) clinical trials and diagnosis.

 

RELATED RESOURCES:

Alzheimer’s Message Boards
Alzheimer’s Helplines
Private Alzheimer’s Foundations
Alzheimer’s Helplines
Alzheimer’s Associations – West
Alzheimer’s Associations – Northeast
Alzheimer’s Associations – South
Alzheimer’s Associations – Midwest
Memory Cafés – West
Memory Cafés – Northeast
Memory Cafés – South
Memory Cafés – Midwest



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