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Overview

The Yale Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center was funded in 2015 by the National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Aging (NIA). P30AGO66508. It is one of 32 Centers in the United States, supported by the NIA. The goal of these centers is to bring researchers together to learn more about Alzheimer’s disease and other related diseases. Commitment to education of researchers, patients, families and the community affected by Alzheimer’s and related diseases, benefits the understanding, diagnosis and treatment of these diseases.

Patient/Caregiver Resources

Yale Memory Disorders Clinic

At this collaborative clinic, our physicians are committed to working with specialists from across Yale Medicine to confront the many challenges of neurodegenerative disease. Visit the Clinic's website for more information and patient resources.

Yale ADRU Caregiver Support Group

The Yale ADRU offers a free Caregiver Support Group that meets monthly on the first Tuesday of the month at 1:15 PM at One Church Street, Suite 600, 6th floor. For more information, contact Susan Good, APRN at 203-764-8100 or susan.good@yale.edu.

The Dorothy Adler Geriatric Assessment Center

Under the direction of Dr. Richard Marottoli, the Dorothy Adler Geriatric Assessment Center at Yale New Haven Hospital is an outpatient consultative service that provides comprehensive assessment of older persons. The Adler Center uses a team approach to work with persons who have medical, psychological, cognitive, or social problems impeding function or threatening independent living. The staff at the Adler Center includes geriatricians, geriatric psychiatrists, and nurse case managers. The staff works closely with the patient and the family, the patient's clinicians, and other care providers to develop a comprehensive plan to help optimize function, independence, and quality of life. The Adler Center helps patients and families by developing linkages with appropriate community services, such as home health care agencies, adult day care centers, and volunteer support groups. Moreover, the staff at the Center provides ongoing case management and clinical care as necessary for individual patients, in conjunction with the patient's clinician. Finally, the Adler Center serves as an important educational site for interns, residents, and fellows in geriatric medicine, as a leading model for other institutions who are developing geriatric programs, and as an important site of patient oriented research in geriatrics.