ARDSI has been registered under the Travancore Cochin Literary, Scientific and Charitable societies Registration act XII, 1955 in 1993 (Reg. No. S.N. ER 243/93). ARDSI is the first Afro-Asian organization to receive full membership with Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI) UK, a federation of national associations from 77 member countries from all over the world, which has an official relationship with the World Health organization (WHO). As a result of the dedicated work of ARDSI’s team of volunteers, the organization has been able to spread its activities across the country. At present ARDSI has Chapters in New Delhi, Mumbai, Greater Mumbai, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Chennai, Bangalore, Goa, Coimbatore, Calicut, Cochin, Kottayam, Pathanamthitta and Trivandrum, along with support groups attached to the Chapters.