Online Information Center

Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders

*Alzheimer's Association 24/7 Helpline

Description:

Provides reliable information and support to all those who need assistance. Call toll-free anytime day or night at 1.800.272.3900.


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 Treatment Options

Source: Alzheimers.gov

Description:

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


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 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.


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.


Now What? Next Steps After an Alzheimer's Diagnosis

Source: nia.nih.gov

Description:

A diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease can be difficult, but getting accurate information and support can help you know what to expect and what to do next. Use this checklist to help you get started.


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:

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


Videos from the Alzheimer's Association

Source: Alzheimer's Association

Description:

Extensive collection of online resources


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