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Search Results: MCH Organizations

This list of organizations is drawn from the MCH Organizations Database. Contact information is the most recent known to the MCH Digital Library.


Displaying records 1 through 4 (4 total).

Alzeimer's Association

Annotation: The Alzheimer's Association (formerly the Alzeimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association) works to conquer Alzheimer's disease, to increase public awareness of the disease, and to affect related policy decisions. The association's Library and Resource Center collects and disseminates educational materials, scientific journals, research reports, and other information in various formats (print, videotape, audiotape, microfilm, CD-ROM) for professionals in patient care, service delivery, policy development, and medical research. Publications include the quarterly Advances Newsletter. A publications catalog is available. Some publications are available in Spanish and Asian languages. ADRDA also provides referrals, and sponsors conferences and training seminars.

Keywords: Alzheimers disease, Information services

Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral Center (ADEAR)

Annotation: Sponsored by the National Institute on Aging, the Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral Center (ADEAR) offers referrals, information, and publications on Alzheimer's disease to patients and their families, health and service professionals, caregivers, and the public. The toll-free telephone number is answered in person by information specialists (Mon.-Fri., 8:30-5:00 p.m, EST). Publications include a catalog and a newsletter, and Spanish materials are available. Some publications are available on the Web site.

Keywords: Alzheimers disease

National Council on the Aging (NCOA)

Annotation: The National Council on the Aging (NCOA) provides information and publications on family caregivers, senior employment, long-term care, and other issues related to aging. It sponsors a program called Family Friends, where older persons are matched with families with children with special health needs, or homeless families, the rural poor, children who require immunization, and young people who are at risk of pregnancy.

Keywords: Aging, Alzheimers disease, Geriatrics, Intergenerational programs

National Institute on Aging Information Center (NIA)

Annotation: The National Institute on Aging (NIA) Information Center responds to public inquiries and provides information and free publications on health issues related to the aging process and the special problems and needs of older people. Some publications are available in Spanish. A listing of all publications is available upon request.

Keywords: ???, ??Women's health, Aging, Alzheimers disease, Geriatrics

   

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U02MC31613, MCH Advanced Education Policy, $3.5 M. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.