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A summary of Alzheimer's disease research, infrastructure, and funding supported by the NIH.
Get practical information and tips for assessing patients with memory loss or other signs of cognitive impairment with brief, easy-to-use tools.
Using a question-and-answer format, this beautifully illustrated, 44-page booklet offers information about caregiving from afar. It explores topics such as complex family relationships, legal issues, housing options, and advance directives.
If you’re a nurse or other hospital employee, learn how to care for people with Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia. Find techniques that work.
An essential primer on Alzheimer’s disease, this 80-page publication describes how the brain works and how it changes with age in healthy people and people with Alzheimer’s. Research on causes, diagnosis, prevention, potential treatments, and caregiver support is summarized. Look for full-color illustrations, a glossary, and a list of resources.
This NIH guide is an overview of research on Alzheimer's, vascular dementia, mixed dementia, CTE, frontotemporal disorders, Lewy body dementia, and more.
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Keywords: Dementia, Alzheimer's Disease, Frontotemporal Disorders, Progressive Supranuclear Palsy, Lewy body dementia, Vascular Dementia, Mixed Dementia, Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease, Head Injury, Risk Factors, Diagnosis, Treatment, Research, Corticobasal Degeneration
Get tips for coping with sundowning—restlessness or agitation in the late afternoon and early evening in a person with Alzheimer’s. This tip sheet is available as a PDF and an eBook. You can find information about sundowning and other changes in personality and behavior in Caring for a Person with Alzheimer’s Disease: Your Easy-to-Use Guide from the National Institute on Aging.
Get an overview of frontotemporal dementia, primary progressive aphasia, and related movement disorders, including symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment, and caregiving.
Learn how to balance busy holiday activities with everyday care for a person with Alzheimer’s disease. This tip sheet is available as a PDF and an eBook. You can also find information about enjoying the holidays in Caring for a Person with Alzheimer’s Disease: Your Easy-to-Use Guide from the National Institute on Aging.