Below are links to outside resources, helpful articles and other information for people living with memory loss and their loves ones.
SUPPORT & EDUCATION ON SPECIFIC CONDITIONS
Alzheimer's Association - The Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care and support and the largest private, nonprofit funder of Alzheimer's research.
Lewy Body Association - The Lewy Body Dementia Association website helps many people successfully find information, resources, and most importantly, connections with others affected by LBD.
Parkinson’s Disease Foundation - The Parkinson's Disease Foundation (PDF) supports people with Parkinson’s, their families and caregivers through educational programs, support services and by funding scientific research.
The Association for Frontotemporal Dementias - The Association for Frontotemporal Dementias (Pick’s Disease, progressive aphasia, etc) is the leading organization for accurate information, compassion and hope when lives are touched by frontotemporal dementias.
National Stroke Association - The National Stroke Association website is committed to providing, information and support for individuals living with strokes as well as helping prevent future strokes.
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Strokes - A National Institute of health website designed to provide information and research updates on neurological disorders and strokes.
GENERAL RESOURCES FOR DEMENTIA-RELATED ISSUES
Validation Training Institute, Inc. - Validation® Training Institute, Inc. is an educational resource for learnigna about the Validation® Method.
WebMd - WebMD is a leading provider of online information, research, educational services and communities for consumers and physicians.
Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic is a not-for-profit medical practice dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of virtually every type of complex illness. The site has a wealth of information on Alzheimer’s disease and caregiving.
PSU Hershey Memory and Cognitive Disorders Clinic - The home of the future Leader Family Memory and Cognitive Disorders Clinic.
The Alzheimer’s Disease Education and Referral Center - The Alzheimer's disease Education and Referral (ADEAR) Center Web site will help you find current, comprehensive Alzheimer's disease (AD) information and resources from the National Institute on Aging (NIA).
Family Caregiver Alliance - The Family Caregiver Alliance is a public voice for caregivers. Their pioneering programs of information, education, services, research, and advocacy, support and sustain the important work of families nationwide caring for loved ones.
The Einstein Aging Study - The Einstein Aging Study is a famous longitudinal aging study ongoing since 1980 that has focused on brain changes in healthy and Alzheimer affected brains.
The Nun Study - The Nun Study is a famous longitudinal study of aging and Alzheimer's disease funded by the National Institute on Aging and the University of Minnesota.
Baltimore Longitudinal Study on Aging (BLSOA) - America's longest-running scientific study of human aging, begun in 1958, BLSA scientists are learning what happens as people age and how to sort out changes due to aging from those due to disease or other causes.
Alzheimer's and Dementia Learning Center - This blog provides further resources about Alzheimer's Disease ranging from risk factors, symptoms, tests and treatment options to prevention, latest research and living with the disease as a caregiver or as the person affected.
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