Links & Resources

Following is a list of associations and organizations specializing in Aging & Alzheimer's disease and related healthcare and caregiver issues. These links are provided as starting points for obtaining further information. As information on the Web is in a constant state of flux, inclusion in the list should not be construed as an endorsement by the Layton Center of any particular organization. Research findings, as well as suggested treatment plans, should always be carefully considered and discussed with your primary care physician and other healthcare providers. 

Federal Research and Service Programs

Alzheimer's Disease Cooperative Study

Alzheimer's Disease Education & Referral Center (ADEAR)         

Department of Veterans Affairs



National Alzheimer's Disease Coordinating Center

National Council for Aging Care        

National Institute on Aging

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)

NIH Senior Health

Association and Organizations

Alliance for Aging Research

Alzheimer's Association

Alzheimer's Foundation of America

Alzheimer's Network of Oregon

Alzheimer Research Forum

American Geriatric Society

American Society on Aging

Family Caregiver Alliance

National Hospice & Palliative Care Organization


Caregiving Online

Lotsa Helping Hands 

National Alliance for Caregiving

Information Resources

Benefits Checkup

Caring Connections - End of life planning


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