Alzheimer's Association - NYC Chapter
- 360 Lexington Ave., 4th Floor,
- New York, NY 10017
The New York City Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association is a founding member of the Alzheimer's Association which is the largest national voluntary health organization dedicated to advancing research for the causes, treatments, and prevention of Alzheimer's disease. As baby boomers enter the age of greatest risk, Alzheimer's disease is becoming the leading public health crisis of the 21st century.
The mission of the Alzheimer’s Association, New York City Chapter is to create and promote comprehensive and humane care for persons with Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders, to provide support for their families and professional caregivers, and to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research. The Chapter meets this mission in the community through increasing public awareness, providing education, creating and encouraging replication of model programs, collaborating with research centers, and undertaking advocacy.
Most of the funding for the programs of the New York City Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association comes from the general public (people like you).