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Diseases

Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

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Alzheimer disease type 1


Other Names for this Disease
  • AD1
  • Alzheimer disease 1
  • Early-onset familial form of Alzheimer disease
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Healthcare Services


General Services

  • Alzheimer's Association Senior Housing FinderSM, powered by SNAPforSeniors®, is an online senior housing search tool that enables consumers and professionals to:

    • Access a current list of all licensed care facilities 
    • View detailed listings for facilities offering services specific to the needs of residents with Alzheimer's or dementia.
    • Find facilities that match the needs and preferences identified through the Alzheimer's Association CareFinder™.
  • Many individuals want to know about healthcare professionals or researchers who have knowledge of their conditions. When a condition is rare, it can be difficult to find someone who has seen many cases. Although there is no list of experts in rare diseases, GARD's How to Find a Disease Specialist fact sheet provides several ways to identify healthcare professionals who have experience with a particular condition. Click on the link to access this resource and learn more.

Parent Resources

  • The Parent Technical Assistance Center Network provides a list of the Parent Training and Information Centers in each state. These centers are funded by the United States Department of Education to provide early intervention and special education information and training to parents of children with disabilities from birth to age 26. Click on the link to find the Parent Center in your state.