The Secret Life of the Brain

Program 5: The Aging Brain: Through Many Lives


Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer's Association
919 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 1100
Chicago, IL 60611-1676
Tel: 1.800.272.3900
Information for patients, families, and professionals.

Brain Tumor

National Brain Tumor Foundation
414 13th Street, Suite 700
Oakland, CA 94612
Tel: 1.800.934.2873, ext 107
Fax: 510.839.9779
Provides support and information to brain tumor patients and their families. Raises funds for research.

Parkinson's Disease

American Parkinson Disease Association
1250 Hylan Boulevard, Suite 4B
Staten Island, NY 10305-1945
Tel: 1.800.223.2732
Fax: 718.981.4399
The web site features The Arlette Johnson Young Parkinson's Information and Referral Center for people under the age of 50 who are diagnosed with Parkinson's. 1.800.223.9776.

The National Parkinson Foundation
1501 N.W. 9th Avenue, Bob Hope Road
Miami, FL 33136-1494
Tel: 1.800.327.4545, live coverage 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. et
Information for patients, families, and professionals. Contacts for support groups throughout the country.

Parkinson's Disease Foundation
William Black Medical Building
Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center
710 West 168th Street
New York, NY 10032-9982
Tel: 1.800.457.6676
The Foundation supports research and acts as a liaison between the physicians/scientists and the lay community.


American Stroke Association (ASA), a division of the American Heart Association
National Center
7272 Greenville Avenue
Dallas, TX 75231
ASA: 1-888-4-STROKE
Information about stroke prevention and treatment, and for forming support groups. Provides toolkit for stroke screenings. Offers Stroke Connection magazine about life after a stroke for stroke survivors, caregivers, family members, and healthcare professionals.

National Stroke Association
9707 E. Easter Lane
Englewood, CO 80112
Tel: 1.800.STROKES (1.800.787.6537)
Fax: 303.649.1328
Information on stroke prevention, warning signs, and rehabilitation. Survivor and caregiver resources. Offers Hispanic Screening Program. Magazine: Stroke Smart.


American Society of Radiology Technologists (ASRT)
15000 Central Avenue SE
Albuquerque, NM 87123-3917
Tel: 800.444.2778 or 505.298.4500

Radiology Info is offered by the American College of Radiology and the Radiological Society of North America to inform and educate the public about radiologic procedures and the role of radiologists in healthcare.

American College of Radiology (ACR)
1891 Preston White Drive
Reston, VA 20191-4397
Tel: 800.227.5463

Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)
820 Jorie Boulevard
Oak Brook, IL 60523-2251
Tel: 630-571-2670

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