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Alzheimer's Disease

More than 4 million American seniors have Alzheimer's, the most common form of dementia. That number is expected to triple in the next 20 years as more people live into their 80s and 90s. As yet, there is no cure, but there are drugs that can improve mental abilities in some patients with mild Alzheimer's. Researchers have discovered several genes associated with Alzheimer's, and scientists continue to define subgroups of dementias and their distinguishing characteristics in the hopes of refining treatments.

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Your gift will help charities that focus on Alzheimer's.

Review the organizations below or search for other related charities.

Alzheimer's Association
Programs and services

Alzheimer's Prevention Foundation
Education, research & advocacy

Alzheimer Research Forum Foundation
Fosters scientific & medical collaboration

American Health Assistance Foundation
Research funding

Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research
Research programs

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Speak Out
Speak out about Alzheimer's disease.

Alzheimer's Assocation
Become a voice for people with Alzheimer's.
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