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Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral Center, National Institute on Aging - ADEAR

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P.O. Box 8250
Silver Spring, MD 20907-8250

800-438-4380 (Voice - Toll-free)
301-495-3311 (Voice)
301-495-3334 (FAX)


The Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral (ADEAR) Center is a service of the federal government's National Institute on Aging (NIA), one of the National Institutes of Health. The Center provides accurate, up-to-date information about Alzheimer's disease (AD) and related disorders to patients and their families, caregivers, health care providers, and the public. The center operates a toll-free information and referral line, 1-800-438-4380, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern time, Monday through Friday. Callers can get answers to basic questions about AD, caregiving, research findings, and treatment studies; free publications; and referrals to other organizations for additional information and services. Information seekers can also visit the ADEAR Web site or e-mail the center at

Online Resources

Print Resources

The ADEAR Center maintains and distributes publications on a variety of topics related to Alzheimer's disease. A list of publications is available upon request. The Center also maintains an information subfile as part of the Combined Health Information Database (CHID).

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