Description: The Alzheimer’s Association, a national network of chapters, is the largest national voluntary health organization dedicated to advancing Alzheimers research and helping those affected by the disease. Having awarded nearly $140 million in research grants, the Association ranks as the top private funder of research into the causes, treatments, and prevention of Alzheimer’s disease. The Association also provides education and support for people diagnosed with the condition, their families, and caregiver.
Author: Alzheimer's Association
Description: As a public, U.S. Government-funded resource, the ADEAR Center strives to be a current, comprehensive, unbiased source of information about AD. All our information and materials about the search for causes, treatment, cures, and better diagnostic tools are carefully researched and thoroughly reviewed by NIA scientists and health communicators for accuracy and integrity.
Author: National Institute on Ageing
Description: Read about the mission of Alzinfo.org. Learn how Alzinfo.org was created to be a comprehensive portal for caregivers, family members, people living with Alzheimers,and anyone who has an interest in leaning about and conquering this devastating disease.
Author: Fisher Center Foundation
Description: Each person with Alzheimers disease experiences its symptoms and progression differently. Consequently, caregiving techniques also vary. The tips found on this page may be helpful to caregivers. See which ones work for you and adapt them to your specific situation.
Author: Mayo Clinic
Description: The U.S. Administration on Aging is now pleased to make part of this service available on-line so that consumers can easily link to the information and referral (IandR) services of their state and area agencies on aging. These IandR programs can help you identify appropriate services in the area where you or your family member resides.
Author: U.S. Administration on Aging
Description: This is an overview that discusses the definition, cause, symptoms and treatment of alzheimers disease. The article goes into detail about the stages of alzheimers and advice for coping after a diagnosis for the disease has been given. Of particular value on this site are suggested books and contact information of organizations that can provide support for patients and their caregivers. This page is definitely worth a look.
Author: Family Caregiver Alliance