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Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders

*Alzheimer's Association 24/7 Helpline

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Alzheimer's Association

Description:

Leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer care, support and research. Website offers information, resources and a 24/7 helpline.


Alzheimer's Disease

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Description:

Information, resources and links on Alzheimer's disease and other dementia, aging and cognitive health


Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral (ADEAR) Center

Source: National Institute on Aging

Description:

Online center to disseminate information concerning Alzheimer'\s disease for health professionals, people with AD and their families, and the public.


Alzheimer's Foundation of America

Description:

Organization's mission is "to provide optimal care and services to individuals confronting dementia, and to their caregivers and families through member organizations dedicated to improving quality of life." Website includes resources for family caregivers, including a 24 hour hotline.


Alzheimer's Support Groups

Source: Alzheimer's Association

Description:

Searchable by location; find the Alzheimer's Assocation anywhere in the United States, and learn about programs and services available in your area, including support groups and educational workshops.


Alzheimer's Treatment Options

Source: Alzheimers.gov

Description:

Video discusses available ways to manage the disease; medical and care-related options that need to be considered.


Alzheimers.gov

Source: U.S. Government

Description:

Portal for people helping people with Alzheimer's disease


American Academy of Neurology

Description:

Consumer information on dementia, stroke, TBI, ALS, headache and other neurological conditions.


Factsheet: Communicating with Someone Who is Cognitively Impaired

Source: IlluminAge Communication Partners

Description:

Special challenges, practical suggestions, the role of body language. Offers encouragement and the reminder that caring is the ultimate message.


Geriatric Mental Health Foundation

Source: American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry

Description:

Website includes consumer and patient information, and a searchable directory of geriatric psychiatrists.


How To Pay and Plan for Alzheimer's Disease

Source: Alzheimers.gov

Description:

Video discusses the need to build a sound financial and legal plan.


The Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration

Description:

Non-profit organization offers information, education and support for people diagnosed with a frontotemporal disorder, and for their families and caregivers


Understanding Memory Loss

Source: National Institute on Aging

Description:

Information on vascular dementia, multi-infarct, other memory loss


Video: Caring for a Spouse Who Has Alzheimer's

Source: National Institutes of Health

Description:

Video discusses the issues of spouse caregivers


Videos from the Alzheimer's Association

Source: Alzheimer's Association

Description:

Extensive collection of online resources


* The resources identified here are for informational purposes only, and do not constitute medical or legal advice. Readers are advised to contact their own medical professionals and legal advisors to determine the applicability of the information contained or referenced here to their individual circumstances.