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Alzheimer's and Dementia Resources

Quick Facts/ Background
http://www.manbir-online.com/htm2/alzhe.2.htm
http://www.sciencedaily.com/articles/a/alzheimer's_disease.htm

Alzheimer's News
“Alzheimer's Daily News”
http://alznews.org/Library/InfoManage/Guide.asp?FolderID=53
“Alzheimer's News”
http://www.topix.com/health/alzheimers-disease
“Alzheimer's disease news, articles and information”
http://www.naturalnews.com/Alzheimers_disease.html
“Alzheimer's drugs hurt brain?”
http://www.the-scientist.com/blog/display/57251/
“Alzheimer's Disease”
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/alzheimersdisease.html
“First international collaboration on Alzheimer's disease genetics launched”
http://www.alz.org/news_and_events_21649.asp

Research database
http://www.alzrisk.org/

Individual Articles
"Over Half A Million People Will Have Undiagnosed Dementia In 2021, UK"
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/217780.php
“Storytelling Program Improves Lives Of People With Alzheimer's”
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/217670.php
"Alzheimer's Misdiagnosis, Accuracy Is Important"
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/217356.php
“How Disordered Proteins Spread From Cell To Cell, Potentially Spreading Disease”
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/217018.php
“Hearing Loss Associated With Development Of Dementia”
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/216436.php
“Shunt Makes Dementia Patients Faster And Smarter”
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/214775.php
“Wandering, A Serious Side Effect Of Alzheimer's Disease”
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/214108.php
“Alzheimer's And Heart Attacks Share The Same Genes, Study”
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/211110.php
“New Research on Understanding Alzheimer's”
http://www.time.com/time/health/article/0,8599,2025369,00.html
“Buried Answers”
http://www.nytimes.com/2005/04/24/magazine/24AUTOPSY.html?_r=1
“Nonpharmaceutical and Pharmaceutical Interventions for Dementia Patients”
http://aja.sagepub.com/content/25/8/625.full.pdf+html

Research studies
"World Alzheimer Report 2010: The Global Impact of Dementia"
http://www.alz.org/national/documents/WAD2010.pdf
"Demographic and Contextual Factors Related to Knowledge About Alzheimer's Disease"
http://aja.sagepub.com/content/early/2011/01/07/1533317510394157.full.pdf+html
“Use of Services by Community-Dwelling Patients With Dementia: A Systematic Review”
http://aja.sagepub.com/content/early/2011/01/13/1533317510392564.full.pdf+html
“Unique Contribution of Family Functioning in Caregivers of Patients with Mild to Moderate Dementia”
http://0-www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov.helin.uri.edu/pmc/articles/PMC1361360/?tool=pmcentrez
“Patient Dependence and Longitudinal Changes in Costs of Care in Alzheimer's Disease”
http://0-www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov.helin.uri.edu/pmc/articles/PMC2631662/?tool=pmcentrez
“Agreement in Cognitive and Clinical Assessments in Alzheimer's Disease”
http://0-www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov.helin.uri.edu/pmc/articles/PMC2820316/?tool=pmcentrez
“Vitamin E Use Is Associated with Improved Survival in an Alzheimer's Disease Cohort”
http://0-www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov.helin.uri.edu/pmc/articles/PMC2866579/?tool=pmcentrez
“Classification Models for Early Identification of Persons at Risk for Dementia in Primary Care: An Evaluation in a Sample Aged 80 Years and Older”
http://0-www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov.helin.uri.edu/pmc/articles/PMC2866580/?tool=pmcentrez

Online Publications
"Alzheimer's and Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer's Association"
http://www.alzheimersanddementia.org/
“Living with Dementia” Magazine
http://alzheimers.org.uk/lwdmagazine
“American Journal of Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias”
http://aja.sagepub.com/

Special Organizations
Alzheimer's Foundation of America
http://www.alzfdn.org/
Alzheimer's Association
http://www.alz.org/index.asp
ElderCare Online
http://www.ec-online.net/alzchannel.htm
Mayo Clinic
http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/alzheimers-disease/DS00161
Center for Spirituality and Aging
http://www.spiritualityandaging.org/

For the Caregiver
Caregiver Guide
http://www.nia.nih.gov/Alzheimers/Publications/caregiverguide.htm
Today's Caregiver
http://www.caregiver.com/
Alzheimer's Caregivers
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/alzheimerscaregivers.html
Family Caregiver Alliance
http://www.caregiver.org/caregiver/jsp/home.jsp
The Rush Manual for Caregivers
http://www.rush.edu/cms_docs/rushdoc_26.pdf

Similar Sites
Administration on Aging (AoA)
http://www.aoa.gov/
Leading Age
http://www.aahsa.org/
National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers (NAPGCM)
http://www.caremanager.org/
National Council on Aging (NCOA)
http://www.ncoa.org
National Hospice Foundation (NHF)
http://www.hospiceinfo.org
National Institute on Aging (NIA)
http://www.nih.gov/nia