Skip to main content
U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

Dementia Resources for Health Professionals

Access free information for physicians, nurses, and other health professionals. For more resources, visit Alzheimer’s and Dementia Resources for Professionals.


Alzheimer's Disease Diagnostic Guidelines

In 2011, clinical diagnostic criteria for Alzheimer’s disease dementia were revised, and research guidelines for earlier stages of the disease were characterized to reflect a deeper understanding of the disorder. Read more about the updated criteria.