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Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer care, support and research.  Their mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. Visit their website

  • If you need to talk, the Alzheimer's Association toll-free, 24/7 Helpline provides reliable information, referrals and support in 140 languages. Call them anytime at 1.800.272.3900.

American Geriatrics Society (AGS) is a not-for-profit organization of over 6,700 health professionals devoted to improving the health, independence and quality of life of all older people. The Society provides leadership to healthcare professionals, policy makers and the public by implementing and advocating for programs in patient care, research, professional and public education, and public policy.

Their mission is to improve the health, independence and quality of life of all older people. Visit their website

Dr. Jason Karlawish, Associate Director at the Penn Memory Center, writes a column on practical tips for healthy aging in the Health section of Sunrise Magazine. To read the pdfs of the latest columns, click here.

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