Degenerative Disorders

Alzheimer’s Disease

Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer’s Association is the world’s leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research.

Phone: (302) 633-4420

Website: http://www.alz.org/desjsepa/

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

The COPD Foundation was established to undertake initiatives that result in expanded services for COPD and improve the lives of individuals affected by COPD.

Phone:  (866) 316-COPD (2673)

Website: http://www.copdfoundation.org/

Diabetes

The American Diabetes Association’s Wilmington, DE office is committed to educating the public about how to stop diabetes and support those living with the disease.

Phone: (302) 656-0030

Website: http://www.diabetes.org/in-my-community/local-offices/wilmington-Delaware/

JDRF is the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. JDRF’s goal is to progressively remove the impact of T1D from people’s lives until we achieve a world without T1D.

Phone: (302) 888-1117

Website: http://delaware.jdrf.org/

Huntington’s Disease

The Society is a National, voluntary health organization dedicated to improving the lives of people with Huntington’s disease and their families.

Phone: (800) 345-HDSA (4372)

Website: http://www.hdsa.org/about/our-mission/what-is-hd.html

Lou Gehrig’s Disease (ALS)

Their mission is to lead the fight to treat and cure ALS through global research and nationwide advocacy while also empower people with Lou Gehrig’s Disease and their families to live fuller lives by providing them with compassionate care and support.

Phone: (800) 782-4747

Website: http://www.alsa.org/about-als/what-is-als.html

Muscular Dystrophy

The Muscular Dystrophy Association is the world’s leading nonprofit health agency dedicated to finding treatments and cures for muscular dystrophy, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and other neuromuscular diseases.

Phone: (888) 435-7632

Website: http://mda.org/

Multiple Sclerosis

The Delaware Chapter of the National MS Society is a community of individuals who are committed to achieving a world free of MS.

Phone: (302) 655-5610

Website: http://www.nationalmssociety.org/chapters/DED/index.aspx

Parkinson’s

NPF is dedicated to promoting our passionate belief that the best care is a comprehensive approach that addresses the whole person and the full range of symptoms of the disease, while continuously searching for the next insight that will change the course of this devastating disease.

Phone: (410) 955-8795

Website: http://www.parkinson.org/