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Diseases

Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Familial Alzheimer disease


Other Names for this Disease
  • Familial Alzheimer disease
  • FAD
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Genetics Resources

Financial Resources

  • 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™.
  • The Social Security Administration has included this condition in their Compassionate Allowances Initiative. This initiative speeds up the processing of disability claims for applicants with certain medical conditions that cause severe disability. More information about Compassionate Allowances and applying for Social Security disability is available online.
Other Names for this Disease
  • Familial Alzheimer disease
  • FAD
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.