Federal Agencies

National Institutes of Health

The NIH is the federal agency under the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that is the focal point for health research. Two of the NIH's 27 institutes and centers deal with Alzheimer's, dementia, and aging related issues.


Medicare is the official U.S. government site for people with Medicare. Medicare recipients can register to access personalized information regarding benefits and services at


A federal government program administered by the state, Medicaid benefits and eligibility vary according to a person's circumstances. For more information on eligibility, click here.

Veteran's Administration

Visit the U.S. Department of Veteran's Administration website for general information.

    • VA Aid and Attendance: Benefits for veterans and surviving spouses who require the regular attendance of another person to assist in various activities of daily living. This benefit is available to individuals in a variety of living arrangements. For more information on eligibility, contact your local county VA Service Officer at the NC Department of Administration-Division of Veterans Affairs.

About Us

Join our communities across North Carolina and help us continue supporting families dealing with Alzheimer's or other dementias. Register to walk.

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Run with AlzNC!

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about 5K Runs across the state.

Guardian Angel

A 501(C)3 non-profit supporting local Alzheimer's research and Alzheimers North Carolina, Inc.

Donations needed and appreciated.
Tax receipt available.

Visit the Guardian Angel Site
742 N. Main Street
Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526