ASHA Policy Documents
Agencies, Journals, and Online Resources Related to Dementia
National network of chapters committed to finding a cure for Alzheimer's and helping thosen affected by the disease.
919 North Michigan Ave., Ste. 1100
Chicago, IL 60611-1676
Publications from the Alzheimer's Association
Dementia Care Practice Recommendations
Evidence on Interventions to Improve Quality of Care for Residents with Dementia in Nursing and Assisted Living Facilities [PDF]
American Federal for Aging Research (AFAR)
Agency that promotes healthier aging through biomedical research.
1414 Avenue of the Americas, 18th Floor
New York, NY 10019
Gerontological Society of America
Multidisciplinary association with sections devoted to biological sciences, behavioral and social sciences, clinical medicine, and social research, policy and practice. Publishes The Gerontologist .
1030 15th St., NW., Ste. 250
Washington, DC 20005
National Institute on Aging
One of 25 institutes and centers of NIH, it leads a broad scientific effort to understand the nature of aging and to extend the health, active years of life. It is the primary federal agency on Alzheimer's disease research.
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD 20892