Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral Center



Connections: News from the National Institute on Aging's Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral Center

Feature Stories

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A new federal initiative, Recruiting Older Adults into Research (ROAR), is encouraging older adults to participate in Alzheimer’s and other studies. 

NIA Director Dr. Richard Hodes, keynote speaker at Health Affairs forum on the long reach of Alzheimer's disease

NIA Director Dr. Richard Hodes and several NIA grantees discussed wide-ranging research results at a forum highlighting the journal’s April issue on Alzheimer’s.

Ron Peterson and HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius at April 2014 meeting about National Plan to Address Alzheimer's Disease

Read about the latest update to the National Plan to Address Alzheimer’s Disease.

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NIH, industry, and nonprofits join forces in the Accelerating Medicines Partnership or AMP to address Alzheimer’s, type 2 diabetes, and autoimmune diseases.

Research Highlights

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New from ADEAR

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Clinical Trials

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New Trials and Studies

Alzheimer’s Prevention Registry (nationwide): Interested in volunteering for research studies? Visit or call 1-888-786-7259 to get information and updates about participating in future Alzheimer’s prevention trials. Anyone age 18 and older can join. More information about the Alzheimer's Prevention Registry.

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