A-Z Health Topics Index
Training Materials for Professionals
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.
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.
Brain Health Resource
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.
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.
Helping Older Adults Find for Health Information Online: A Toolkit for Trainers
Use these easy-to-use training materials to help older adults find reliable, up-to-date online health information on their own. The training features three websites from the National Institutes of Health — NIHSeniorHealth.gov, MedlinePlus.gov and Go4Life®. Trainers can use the toolkit with beginning and intermediate students of the Web.
Lewy Body Dementia: Information for Patients, Families, and Professionals
Learn about Lewy body dementia (Lewy body disease), a brain disorder that affects older adults and causes changes in thinking and movement.
Talking With Your Doctor Presentation Toolkit
Help older adults make the most of their doctor’s appointments and communicate effectively with clinicians using this easy-to-use presentation.
Talking With Your Older Patient: A Clinician's Handbook
Effective clinician communication with the mature adult patient is important to good health. Get tips and learn about resources in this NIH guide.