Lori La Bey,
Alzheimer’s Speaks of Senior Lifestyle Trends – Giving Voice, Enriching Lives
The Memory Tree – Elizabeth Fine, LCSW
Contact Laura Bramly, author of “Life Scenes” at email@example.com.
www.agingwithgrace.net Answering your questions about dementia and elder issues
http://www.richardtaylorphd.com/. Richard Taylor has been living with the symptoms of Alzheimer’s for around 7 years. He is a tireless advocate, author and speaker on behalf of people with dementia.
http://www.dasninternational.org/: Dementia Advocacy and Support Network.
http://www.marep.uwaterloo.ca/: Murray Alzheimer’s Research and Education Program. Lots of links for conferences and education programs, and research. Focused on partnering with people with dementia to create education programs.
http://braintoday.blogspot.com/: Excellent blog by several contributors on memory issues, particularly prevention, the importance of early diagnosis and what to do after diagnosis.
The Institute of Gerontology
Michigan Dementia Coalition
And for the Healthier Black Elders Center
Blog and website
Sign up for the free monthly Gathering Call
Alzheimer’s Disease Education and Referral Center of the National Institute of Health
HBO The Alzheimer’s Project
Elder Rage written by Jacqueline Marcell – elderrage.com
ABC Nightline report on Alzheimer’s disease, featuring Meryl Comer, President of the Geoffrey Beene Gives Back® Alzheimer’s Initiative.
37% risk….two of the markers for Alz
Weekly National Telephone Support
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.
http://www.dana.org/news/braininthenews/ Brain in the News