Alzheimer's disease (AD) inflicts over 5.5 million people in the U.S., with the trajectory significantly increasing in the coming years. It is estimated that 500,000 more Americans will be diagnosed with AD each year. If you have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia, you are not alone. In addition to funding research initiatives in Texas, the DKR Fund is a resource for information for those who are seeking help. The following organizations can provide informative and essential information to anyone who is seeking information about Alzheimer's and neurological diseases.
NIA, one of the 27 Institutes and Centers of NIH, leads a broad scientific effort to understand the nature of aging and to extend the healthy, active years of life. NIA is the primary Federal agency supporting and conducting Alzheimer's disease research.
A news website and information resource dedicated to helping researchers accelerate discovery and advance development of diagnostics and treatments for Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders.