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Alzheimer's Disease Fact Sheet

Get the facts about Alzheimer’s disease, the most common cause of dementia in older adults. Learn about symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and caregiving.

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Keywords: Alzheimer's Disease, Signs and Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment, Research, Clinical Trials

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Alzheimer's Disease Genetics Fact Sheet

Read about Alzheimer’s and genetics, including research. A genetic mutation can cause early-onset Alzheimer’s. Genetic variants influence disease risk.

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Keywords: Alzheimer's Disease, Genes, Genetics

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Alzheimer's Disease Medications Fact Sheet

Find out about current medications that are prescribed to treat Alzheimer’s symptoms. See a handy chart showing drug types, dosages, and side effects.

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Spanish Version
Keywords: Alzheimer's Disease, Medication

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Forgetfulness: Knowing When to Ask for Help

Learn the difference between mild forgetfulness and more serious memory loss diseases, such as Alzheimer's, and try these memory improvement tips.

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Keywords: Forgetfulness, Memory, Dementia, Alzheimer's Disease, Mild Cognitive Impairment, Cognitive Decline

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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.

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Keywords: Alzheimer's Disease, Caregiving, Training Materials for Professionals

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Legal and Financial Planning for People with Alzheimer's Disease Fact Sheet

Find out when and how to start making legal and financial plans for someone with Alzheimer’s. Advance directive, will, and other terms are defined.

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Keywords: Alzheimer's Disease, Legal Planning, Financial Planning, End of Life

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Assessing Cognitive Impairment in Older Patients: A Quick Guide for Primary Care Physicians

Get practical information and tips for assessing patients with memory loss or other signs of cognitive impairment with brief, easy-to-use tools.

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Keywords: Alzheimer's Disease, Diagnosis, Mild Cognitive Impairment, Training Materials for Professionals

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Understanding Memory Loss: What To Do When You Have Trouble Remembering

What’s the difference between mild forgetfulness and more serious memory problems? Find out about memory problems, including Alzheimer's disease and dementia, and how to get help for serious memory loss.

PDF (7.74 MB) | ePub (1.32 MB)
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Keywords: Memory, Cognitive Decline, Mild Cognitive Impairment, Vascular Dementia, Alzheimer's Disease, Forgetfulness

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Preventing Alzheimer’s Disease: What Do We Know?

Learn what research shows about Alzheimer's risk factors and prevention strategies, including exercise, diet, and cognitive training.

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Keywords: Alzheimer's Disease, Prevention, Risk, Exercise, Diet, Chronic Condition, Cognitive Decline, Research

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Understanding Alzheimer's Disease: What You Need to Know

Learn about Alzheimer's, a brain disease that causes memory loss and other symptoms. Find out when to see the doctor and what treatments are available.

PDF (5.77 MB) | ePub (910.17 KB)
Spanish Version
Keywords: Alzheimer's Disease, Signs and Symptoms, Treatment, Clinical Studies, Clinical Trials

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