Welcome to ALZinfo.org, the Alzheimer's information site. Our mission is to provide a single point of entry for comprehensive information and resources on Alzheimer's disease. ALZinfo.org is for caregivers, family members, people living with Alzheimer's, and anyone who has an interest in conquering this devastating disease. Think of us as your lifeline for everything related to Alzheimer's disease.
This site is brought to you by the Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization devoted to the cause, care and cure of Alzheimer's.
On ALZinfo.org, you'll find answers to your questions about:
- warning signs and symptoms
- diagnosis and treatment
- the latest medical breakthroughs
- caregiving information and tips
- financial and legal assistance
...and much, much more.
ALZinfo.org will help you become informed and stay informed. So get acquainted with the site. Explore our topic areas and special features. Search the extensive Resource Locator database of senior care services and resources. Join our growing community to stay abreast of the latest news. Most importantly, visit often, because there is always something new happening in Alzheimer's research and care, and ALZinfo.org will keep you up to date. You can return to the homepage at any time by clicking on the large ALZinfo.org logo in the top-left corner.
ALZinfo.org is organized into different topic areas to help you find what you need quickly. Each of these has its own link on the horizontal navigation bar at the top of your screen, just under the site's logo. You can place your mouse cursor over the bars to see what subjects are covered in each section.
The primary topic areas are:
...and much, much more.
The Foundation section provides more information about the Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation, its scientific advisors and trustees, and philanthropic programs, including a documentary now airing on public television.
In addition to the breadth of information on ALZinfo.org, we are meticulously amassing the largest single collection of Alzheimer's-specific databases on the World Wide Web, to help you find the resources and services you need. Utilizing technology from MapQuest, the site is even able to provide detailed driving instructions and maps along with the information you have selected. By going to the Resource Locator and simply entering your zip code, city or state, you can search more than 100,000 listings, including:
- Doctors and other healthcare professionals
- Hospitals and pharmacies
- Continuing care facilities, from adult day care to nursing homes
- Care management resources
- Legal and financial assistance
- Helpful numbers for government programs and agencies
- and much, much more.
A donation to The Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation will support cutting-edge scientific research aimed at curing Alzheimer's disease, and will help keep ALZinfo.org on top of new developments in Alzheimer's care. Even the smallest contribution can help us win the war against Alzheimer's.
Interactive Alzheimer’s Community:
With ALZTalk.org, the Fisher Center Foundation makes it easy for you to stay connected with a fun, safe environment for families, friends, and medical professionals to post messages, pictures, and favorite links, and it gives users the ability to stay connected with those in the Alzheimer’s community.
As ALZinfo.org grows and continues to build partnerships with organizations that serve the needs of seniors, more member benefits will be announced.
Your use of this website is at your own risk. The relationship between you and The Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation is not a physician-patient relationship or other similar relationship. This website contains information, data, text and other content (Materials) compiled from a variety of sources (Information Providers). This website is provided for your convenience, and is intended to broaden consumer understanding and knowledge of Alzheimer's disease and related health care topics. The Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation does not endorse nor is it responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any Materials. The Materials are not exhaustive and should not be considered complete or up-to-date. It is your responsibility to evaluate the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any information, opinion or other Materials available through the Site. NOTHING CONTAINED IN THE SITE IS INTENDED TO BE, AND MUST NOT BE TAKEN TO BE, THE PRACTICE OF LAW, THE PRACTICE OF MEDICINE, OR NURSING, OR PROVIDING OF HEALTH CARE ADVICE OR INSTRUCTION FOR MEDICAL DIAGNOSIS OR TREATMENT. The Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation does not recommend the self-management of health problems. You should never disregard medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read here.
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