Alzheimer's Association

Alzheimer's Association

The Alzheimer's Association, incorporated on April 10, 1980 as the Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc., is a non-profit American voluntary health organization which focuses on care, support and research for Alzheimer's disease.

About Alzheimer's Association

The Alzheimer's Association, incorporated on April 10, 1980 as the Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc., is a non-profit American voluntary health organization which focuses on care, support and research for Alzheimer's disease. The mission of the Alzheimer's Association is: 'a world without Alzheimer's disease.' Approximately 24 million people worldwide are living with Alzheimer's, including 5 million Americans. Jerome H. Stone founded the Alzheimer's Association with the help of several family support groups after meeting with the National Institute on Aging in 1979. The Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association was incorporated on April 10, 1980.

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