Alzheimers Resources

There are many Alzheimers resources available on the internet. I have reviewed quite a few of them. I will provide the link to the ones that I believe will be the most helpful to you. There are a couple of videos that are available for you to watch online. I really recommend you watch the videos and learn as much as you can about Alzheimer's Disease, especially if you have a friend or family member who has been diagnosed with this disease.


The Brain Tour is a good Alzheimer's Disease resource. This is an interactive tour which explains the effect of the disease on the brain.
The Brain Tour


Alzheimers Resources
TED Talks

This is a Ted Talk on Alzheimers which explains the disease pretty well in just 8 minutes. Researcher Samuel Cohen explains how Alzheimer’s differs from normal memory loss and how that may hold the key for future treatments.

Alzheimer’s Is Not Normal Aging — And We Can Cure It | Samuel Cohen | TED Talks







This is a 14 minute Ted Talk which provides insight into the Alzheimers process and prevention by Neuroscientist Lisa Genova

What you can do to prevent Alzheimer's | Lisa Genova




Alzheimers Research



If you are interested in participating in Alzheimer's Disease research the following link will take you to a research site. Alzheimers Research
There is a list of the research studies that are accepting volunteers. Even if you are not interested in participating in research programs, it is still interesting to see what areas are being researched.



Helpful Websites



Alzheimer’s Association https://www.alz.org/  


Alzheimer’s Association Safe Return Program

https://www.alz.org/help-support/caregiving/safety/medicalert-safe-return  


Benefits Check up from the National Council on aging, over 2500 benefit programs available nationwide

https://www.benefitscheckup.org/


Disaster preparedness- 2018 NADRC: Disaster Planning Toolkit for People Living with Dementia

https://nadrc.acl.gov/node/151

 

Durable Medical Equipment covered by Medicare

https://www.medicare.gov/coverage/durable-medical-equipment-dme-coverage

 

Eldercare U.S. Administration on Aging connecting you to services for older adults

https://eldercare.acl.gov

 

Home Health Agency Locater

https://www.medicare.gov/homehealthcompare/search.html

 

Local Health Departments: Many of these offices have a Resource Center that helps local residents access long-term support systems such as housing assist, transportation, and in-home services.

https://www.naccho.org/membership/lhd-directory

 

National Adult Day Service Centers

https://www.nadsa.org/consumers/

 

National Institute on Aging- Alzheimer’s Disease & Related Dementias

https://www.nia.nih.gov/health/alzheimers

 

National Respite Network: To Find Respite Care and Funding Options In Your Community

https://archrespite.org/consumer-information

 

Transportation for aging and disabilities

https://www.nadtc.org/

 

Veterans Benefits and Alzheimer’s Disease

https://www.va.gov/GERIATRICS/pages/Alzheimers_And_Dementia_Care.asp





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