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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.

PDF (5.72 MB)
Keywords: Alzheimer's Disease, Caregiving, Training Materials for Professionals

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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.

PDF (218.76 KB)
Keywords: Alzheimer's Disease, Diagnosis, Mild Cognitive Impairment, Training Materials for Professionals

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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.

Zip (10.6 MB)
Keywords: Doctor-Patient Communication, Training Materials for Professionals

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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.

PDF (1.41 MB)
Keywords: Lewy body dementia, Parkinson's Disease, Dementia, Caregiving, Training Materials for Professionals

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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.

Zip (7.47 MB)
Keywords: Brain and Nerves, Training Materials for Professionals

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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.

PDF (2.4 MB)
Keywords: Alzheimer's Disease, Hospitalization, Training Materials for Professionals

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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

Talking with your older patient: a clinician's handbook

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.

PDF (6.24 MB)
Keywords: Doctor-Patient Communication, Training Materials for Professionals

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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.


Keywords: Training Materials for Professionals