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

Contact Information

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

1-800-438-4380 (Voice - Toll-free),
301-495-3334 (FAX),

Internet Resources


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.


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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contact url changed--MP Contact phone number corrected-MP 3.28.13: Revised title per org's request - RY


Date Entered: 9/1/1997
Date Edited: 3/8/2013
Date Revised: 2/8/2013
Health Referral Number: HR2426
Accession Number: DP91A1175

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