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The Dementia Society of America believes that worldwide collaboration between organizations that share the vision and mission to raise Dementia awareness should be the cornerstone of our Society.

Important Notice: Dementia Society of America (DSA) does not endorse the organizations below, but in our current opinion their stated missions closely align with our 10 Leadership Circle Principles. The links below are provided for informational purposes only and are subject to change. All U.S. 501(c)(3) nonprofits  (officially IRS-recognized, as is the Dementia Society of America), are highlighted in bold as such.

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Music and Memory

Using personalized music in care organizations throughout the U.S. The 2014 documentary, "Alive Inside: A Story of Music and Memory," is about their efforts. Would you like to have a screening? 501(c)(3) nonprofit.


Brain Research Foundation

Founded in 1953, BRF exists to accelerate discoveries of the human brain by funding pioneering neuroscience research. The Dementia Society Seed Grant Program provides start-up funds for new and innovative research projects that lead to scientific advancement. 501(c)(3) nonprofit.

ARTZ Philadelphia

Our purpose is to provide opportunities for self-expression and rebuilding self-esteem and dignity to people with memory loss and those who care for them. We achieve this mission through research-based programs that connect people living with dementia and their care partners with artists and cultural organizations in the creative community. View our virtual museum programs from across the country: click here. 501(c)(3) nonprofit.


The mission of the Patrick Risha CTE Awareness Foundation is to provide parents of school-age children (who have very susceptible brains) with information about the dangers of sports which involve head trauma. Which some believe may lead to Dementia and other neurological disorders in later life. A resource for understanding Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (symptoms, research, impact, and information).  501(c)(3) nonprofit.

CJD Foundation

Promotes research, advocates, and provides support to families and professionals that work with or are affected by Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease501(c)(3) nonprofit.

Pioneer Network

Dedicated to making fundamental changes in values and practices [in long-term care] to create a culture of aging that is life-affirming, satisfying, humane, and meaningful. 501(c)(3) nonprofit.

On-Demand Programs and Events

On Demand! provides speakers and performers that inspire, enrich, and entertain.

Know Dementia UK

A local charity [in the United Kingdom], run by volunteers comprising family carers and qualified professionals who live and work with people with dementia. Not affiliated with the KNOW DEMENTIA® programs of the Dementia Society of America.

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