- Warning Signs
- Life Expectancy
- Additional Diagnosis Info
- Medical Tests
- Life After Diagnosis
- Visiting Your Doctor
- Additional Treatments
- Medications for Memory
- Treatments for Behavior
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- Alternative Treatments
- Questions for Your Doctor
- Treatment Horizon
Activities of Daily Living
- Delusions & Hallucinations
- Inappropriate Sexual Behavior
- Personality Changes
- Silver Alert Programs
Alzheimer’s Disease & Home Care Support Resources
The following web links have been gathered to present additional information on Alzheimer’s disease. All of the links on this page feature information that has been developed and maintained by both private organizations and government agencies. Visit these sites to continue your education on Alzheimer’s disease.
Alzheimer’s Disease Centers (ADCs)
The Alzheimer’s Disease Centers Directory from the National Institutes of Health providers information on Alzheimer’s diagnosis and medical management. Here visitors can also learn about current clinical research and drug trials that are being performed and get additional information about available Alzheimer’s resources.
Alzheimer’s Disease Education and Referral Center (ADEAR)
The (ADEAR) through the U.S. National Institute on Aging has a database of information on Alzheimer’s disease research, current clinical trials and federal government sponsored programs. Here you can also find information on diagnosis, treatment options and more. The ADEAR website is most known for its literature database which boasts more than 8,500 different publications on Alzheimer’s disease from journal articles, brochures, manuals, book chapters, fact sheets, reports and newsletters from videos and media bibliographies so visitors can get access to any information they may be looking for.
Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI)
As an international society of Alzheimer’s associations, the ADI provides information on member association sites from around the globe. This international members-only group also provides information on the global impact that Alzheimer’s disease is having on the world and is translated into several languages.
Alzheimer’s Society UK
As the United Kingdom’s leading care and research center for people with dementia and their caregivers, the Alzheimer’s Society UK provides an important resource for those in the UK and beyond. This society provides insight and support for individuals living with the disease and information for those who care for Alzheimer’s patients. Through their fundraising efforts the Alzheimer’s Society UK also funds Alzheimer’s research.
Alzheimer’s Society of Canada
This nationwide non-profit health organization is dedicated to helping those who have been impacted by Alzheimer’s disease by offering support and educational programs for those with Alzheimer’s as well as their caregivers, support system and family members.
Web MD.com Alzheimer’s Health Center
Access a library of information on Alzheimer’s disease, dementia and general memory issues at the Web MD.com Alzheimer’s Health Center. This site provides detailed insight that may help with a potential diagnosis.
MedlinePlus Drug Information
MedlinePlus offers information on generic and brand name medications. Here visitors can learn more about any precautions to take or side effects that may be involved with the medications given to Alzheimer’s patients.
Alzheimer’s Disease Center at the Mayo Clinic
Access in depth, practice and easy to comprehend insight on Alzheimer’s Disease directly from the renowned Mayo Clinic. There are also resources on Alzheimer’s caregiving on this site.
Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research
At the Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research, people living with Alzheimer’s as well as their caregivers, family members and those in the general public can get access to a comprehensive portal filled with research information.
The Alzheimer’s Research Forum
At the Alzheimer’s Research Forum visitors can get up-to-date information on the latest scientific findings on Alzheimer’s disease. Here visitors can get insight on clinical trials, access a public database of pertinent research data, take part in discussion forums and more as part of this global effort to find a cure.