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Selected community resources (*). (FEATURED CME TOPIC: THE OLDER PATIENT).

DEMENTIA

* American Aging Association. The Sally Balm Medical Center, 110 Chelsey Dr, Media, PA 19063. (610) 627-2626. FAX: (610) 565-9747. Internet: http://www.americanaging.org

* American Pharmaceutical Association, 2215 Constitution Ave NW, Washington, DC 20037-2985. (202) 628-4410. FAX: (202) 783-2351. Internet: http://www.aphanet.org

* The National Council on the Aging, 409 Third St SW, Suite 200, Washington, DC 20024. (202) 479-1200. FAX: (202) 479-0735.

* The Gerontological Society of America, 1030 15th St NW, Suite 250, Washington, DC 20005. (202) 842-1275. Internet: http://www.geron.org

* International Longevity Center, 60 East 86th St, New York, NY 10028. (212) 288-1468. FAX: (212) 288-3132. E-mail:info@ilcusa.org

* National Institute on Aging, Building 31, Room 5C27, 31 Center Dr, MSC 2292, Bethesda, MD 20892. (301) 496-1752. Internet: http://www.niih.gov/nia

* The United States Senate Special Committee on Aging, G31 Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510-6400. (202) 224-5364. FAX: (202) 224-8660.

* More resources are listed in the July 2001 issue of the Southern Medical Journal, Featured CME Topic: Dementia.

DEPRESSION

* National Organization for Seasonal Affective Disorder, PO Box 40190, Washington, DC 20015.

* National Depressive and Manic-Depressive Association, 730 North Franklin, Chicago, IL 60610. (800) 826-3632. FAX: (312) 642-7243. Internet: http://www.ndmda.org

* Depression and Related Affective Disorders Association, Meyer 3-191, 600 North Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21287-7381. (410) 955-4647. FAX: (410) 614-3241. E-mail: drada@welchlink.welch.jhu.edu

FALLS

* American College of Emergency Physicians, 2121 K St NW, Suite 325, Washington, DC 20037. Internet: http://www.acep.org

* The American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, PO Box 1998, Des Plaines, IL 60017. Internet: http://www.aaos.org

* More resources are listed in the Southern Medical Journal, June 2001, Featured CME Topic: Osteoporosis.

HEARING IMPAIRMENT

* American Academy of Audiology, 8300 Greensboro Dr, Suite 750, McLean, VA 22102. (800)AAA-2336. FAX: (703) 790-8631.

* Acoustical Society of America, Suite 1NOl, 2 Huntington Quadrangle, Melville, NY 11747-4502. (516) 576-2360. FAX: (516) 576-2377. E-mail: asa@aip.org

* Association of Late Deafened Adults, Inc., 1145 Westgate St, Suite 206, Oak Park, IL 60301. (708) 358-0135. FAX (877) 348-7537.

OSTEOPOROSIS

Please refer to the Southern Medical Journal, June 2001, Featured CME Topic: Osteoporosis.

VISUAL IMPAIRMENT

* American Council of the Blind, 1155 Fifteenth St NW, Suite 720, Washington, DC 20005. (202) 467-5081. FAX: (202) 467-5085. Internet: http://www.acb.org

* American Foundation for the Blind, Eleven Penn Plaza, Suite 300, New York, NY 10001. (800) 232-5463 or (212) 502-7600. FAX: (212) 502-7777. E-mail: afbinfo@afb.org; Internet: gopher://gopher.afb.org:5005

* American Printing House for the Blind, 1839 Frankfort Aye, Louisville, KY 40206-0085. (800) 223-1839. FAX: (502) 895-1509.

* Association for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired, 206 North Washington St, Suite 320, Alexandria, VA 22314. (703) 548-1884. FAX: (703) 683-2926.

* Council of Citizens with Low Vision International, 5707 Brockton Dr, No. 302, Indianapolis, IN 46220-5481. (800) 733-2258. FAX: (317) 251-6588. E-mail: patprice@aol.com

* International Association of Lions Clubs, 300 22nd St, Oak Brook, IL 60521-8842. (708) 571-5466. FAX: (708) 571-8890.

* Library of Congress, National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Washington, DC 20542. (202) 707-5100. FAX: (202) 707-0712. E-mail: nsl@.loc.gov; Internet: gopher://marvel.loc.gov

* Lighthouse National Center for Vision and Aging, 111 East 59th St, New York, NY 10022. (800) 334-5497. FAX: (212) 821-9705.

* Macular Degeneration Foundation, Inc., PO Box 686, Palm Beach, FL 33480-0686. (407) 820-9215. FAX: (407) 820-9341.

* National Eye Institute, National Institutes of Health, Building 31, Room 6A32, Bethesda, MD 20892. (800) 869-2020 or (301) 496-5248.

* VISION Foundation, Inc., 818 Mt. Auburn St, Watertown, MA 02172. (617) 926-4232. FAX: (617) 926-1412.

(*.) Prepared by Elaine McClellan-Holm.
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