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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.

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Spanish Version
Keywords: Alzheimer's Disease, Signs and Symptoms, Treatment, Clinical Studies, Clinical Trials

2013-2014 Alzheimer's Disease Progress Report: Insights and Challenges

2013-2014 Alzheimer's Disease Progress Report: Insights and Challenges

A summary of Alzheimer's disease research, infrastructure, and funding supported by the NIH.

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

So Far Away: Twenty Questions and Answers About Long-Distance Caregiving

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.

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Keywords: Caregiving, Home Care

Acute Hospitalization and Alzheimer's Disease: A Special Kind of Care

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.

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

Alzheimer's Disease: Unraveling the Mystery

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.

PDF (8.75 MB)
Keywords: Alzheimer's Disease

The Dementias: Hope Through Research

This NIH guide is an overview of research on Alzheimer's, vascular dementia, mixed dementia, CTE, frontotemporal disorders, Lewy body dementia, and more.

PDF (8.17 MB)
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

Sundowning: Alzheimer's Caregiving Tips

Get tips for coping with sundowning—restlessness or agitation in the late afternoon and early evening in a person with Alzheimer’s.

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Keywords: Alzheimer's Disease, Caregiving

Home Safety for People with Alzheimer's Disease

Get home safety tips that help a person with Alzheimer’s disease age in place. Learn what to do about driving, emergencies, and more.

PDF (3.98 MB)
Spanish Version
Keywords: Alzheimer's Disease, Safety, Caregiving

Frontotemporal Disorders: Information for Patients, Families, and Caregivers

Get an overview of frontotemporal dementia, primary progressive aphasia, and related movement disorders, including symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment, and caregiving.

PDF (3.23 MB)
Keywords: Frontotemporal Disorders, Dementia, Movement Disorders, Training Materials for Professionals

Hallucinations, Delusions, and Paranoia: Alzheimer's Caregiving Tips

Learn how to react and keep things calm when a person with Alzheimer’s experiences hallucinations, delusions, or paranoia.

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Keywords: Alzheimer's Disease, Caregiving