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.


NINDS’ mission is to seek fundamental knowledge about the brain and nervous system and to use that knowledge to reduce the burden of neurological disease.


The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) provides global leadership for a research, training, and education program to promote the prevention and treatment of heart, lung, and blood diseases and enhance the health of all individuals so that they can live longer and more fulfilling lives.

Alzheimer's Association

The Alzheimer's Association is a non-profit organization working on a global, national and local level to enhance care and support for all those affected by Alzheimer’s and other dementias.

ADEAR Center

A service of the National Institute on Aging of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the ADEAR compiles, archives, and disseminates information concerning Alzheimer’s disease for health professionals, people with AD and their families, and the public.


Alzheimer’s Disease International is a global umbrella organization with members in the developed and the developing world that involves professionals, family members, care givers and people with dementia.


ALZForum is 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.

Medline Plus

MedlinePlus links to health information from the National Institutes of Health and other federal government agencies. MedlinePlus also links to health information from non-government Web sites.

Banner Alzheimer’s Institute

An effort based at the Banner Alzheimer’s Institute dedicated to conducting research on preventing, delaying and reducing the risk of Alzheimer’s disease.