Alzheimer's and Dementia Resources for Professionals
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Get practical information and tips for assessing patients with memory loss or other signs of cognitive impairment with brief, easy-to-use tools.
Use this quick guide to develop care strategies, discuss clinical trials, and make medical and family support plans for older adults with cognitive impairment.
Use this handout to refer patients to a wealth of information and resources about health care, safety, and more.
Learn about the most common cause of dementia, including symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment, caregiving, and research.
Get an overview of frontotemporal dementia, primary progressive aphasia, and related movement disorders, including symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment, and caregiving.
Learn about dementia with Lewy bodies and Parkinson’s disease dementia, including symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment, and caregiving.
This NIH guide is an overview of research on Alzheimer's, vascular dementia, mixed dementia, CTE, frontotemporal disorders, Lewy body dementia and more.
The following materials were developed with the support of the federal Health Resources Services Administration (HRSA).
Learn about volunteering for Alzheimer's research and why it matters. Read about benefits and risks, questions to ask, safety, and finding trials.
Get help recruiting older adults and caregivers to research studies with this toolkit from the NIH, CDC, and ACL. Includes presentations and flyers.
Find clinical trials and studies related to Alzheimer’s disease, mild cognitive impairment, and other dementias in your geographic area. Search by location, keyword, age, or category.
Learn to communicate effectively with older patients. Find out how to discuss cognitive impairment, break bad news, and work with families and caregivers.
Use this toolkit at senior centers and other community settings to educate older adults about factors that impact brain health and how to keep their brains healthy.
Caring for a Person with Alzheimer's Disease: Your Easy-to-Use Guide from the National Institute on Aging
Get Alzheimer’s care information and advice in this comprehensive guide. Discusses daily care, sundowning and other behaviors, and where to find help.
Learn what research shows about Alzheimer's risk factors and prevention strategies, including exercise, diet, and cognitive training.
Get tips for communicating well with doctors. Learn how to prepare for a medical appointment, discuss sensitive topics, and coordinate help from others.