Alzheimer’s resources, thank you Suzanne Holman, listen to the interview

June 1, 2009 by  
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The Alzheimer’s Association
The Alzheimer’s Association site offers a wealth of helpful information for patients, family members, and care givers. Well- organized and easy to use (including a full index and search engine), it includes information about the organization and its many chapters; resources for care givers; medical and public policy information; a suggested reading list, a schedule of conferences; and links to other Internet resources, including sites maintained by local chapters of the Association.
Alzheimer’s Disease Education and Referral Center

The ADEAR Center, a service of the National Institutes on Aging, provides a wealth of information about Alzheimer’s disease for Alzheimer’s patients, families and caregivers. The site offers research updates, referrals to other Alzheimer’s centers, a list of publications, a clinical trial database, and a calendar of events.

Ask NOAH About Alzheimer’s Disease
Ask NOAH About Alzheimer’s Disease is a section of NOAH: New York Online Access to Health, an extensive site provided by a group of organizations including the New York Academy of Medicine, the New York City Department of Health, and the New York Hospital- Cornell Medical Center. Written in clear lay language, it includes information about the causes and symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease; the latest treatments; suggestions for care givers; and resources and links for further information.

Alzheimer’s Research Foundation
The Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research focuses on finding a cure for Alzheimer’s Disease while providing research studies, information about caring for people with Alzheimer’s and understanding more about the disease.

Alzheimer’s Resource Room
Disease information and tips for caregivers are provided at this US Department of Health and Human Service site. Brain in the News

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