My Nonprofit Reviews
Review for Alzheimer's Disease And Related Disorders Association, Chicago, IL, USA
I am unimpressed with this organization. I never got any help from them when my wife had Alzheimer's. They don't actually fund most of the Alz research - the NIH does that - but they sure seem to take credit for it. Their administrative and fund raising expenses are very high. They lobby Congress for more money for Alz care and research - which I suppose is good - but I am pretty sick of the hype about every "breakthrough" - which may help people 5 or 10 years from now, but won't help anyone already suffering from dementia. How about helping the caregivers who are dealing with this every day of their lives?
I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...
If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...
Redefine the mission to help those who need it TODAY, and cut admin and overhead expenses. Put the money where it is needed.