Heath and Aging

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

Lewy Body Dementia: Information for Patients, Families, and Professionals

Learn about Lewy body dementia (Lewy body disease), including symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment, and caregiving. Read about dementia with Lewy bodies and Parkinson's disease dementia.

PDF (1.27 MB)
Keywords: Lewy body dementia, Parkinson's Disease, Dementia, Caregiving, Training Materials for Professionals

Talking With Your Doctor Presentation Toolkit

Download this PowerPoint tutorial to help older adults get the most from a doctor's appointment. Includes presentation tips, speaker notes, and more.

Zip (10.46 MB)
Keywords: Doctor-Patient Communication, Training Materials for Professionals

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

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

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

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

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

Talking With Your Older Patient: A Clinician's Handbook

Learn to communicate effectively with older patients. Find out how to discuss cognitive impairment, break bad news, and work with families and caregivers.

PDF (1.41 MB)
Keywords: Doctor-Patient Communication, Training Materials for Professionals

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