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Alzheimer's Disease

*Alzheimer's Association 24/7 Helpline

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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 Association

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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)

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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

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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

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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

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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

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


Alzheimers.gov

Source: U.S. Government

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Portal for people helping people with Alzheimer's disease


Geriatric Mental Health Foundation

Source: American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry

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


Hospitalization Happens: A Guide to Hospital Visits for Loved Ones with Memory Disorders

Source: National Institute on Aging

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Planning ahead, preparation and tips when your loved one with dementia must go to the hospital.


How To Pay and Plan for Alzheimer's Disease

Source: Alzheimers.gov

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


Memory Loss: When to Seek Help

Source: Mayo Clinic

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Many problems besides Alzheimer's can cause memory loss in older people. Before jumping to conclusions, consider the other possibilities.


Video: Caring for a Spouse Who Has Alzheimer's

Source: National Institutes of Health

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Video discusses the issues of spouse caregivers


Videos from the Alzheimer's Association

Source: Alzheimer's Association

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Extensive collection of online resources