Reviewed Alzheimers Disease and other Cognitive Disorders Information Links
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Dementia Australia This organization provides support services to people with dementia and their families who live in Australia. All information is checked by experts in the field. This site describes causes of dementia, progression and risk factors. The index of information on dementia and its management presents complete explanations of dementia, help for caregivers, and various other related issues. This site even offers information in more than 40 languages.
Alzheimer Europe This is the Internet site of Alzheimer Europe, the umbrella organization of national Alzheimer's associations in Europe. A definite destination for members of families taking care of a person with Alzheimer's disease or related disorders. This site provides a detailed description of early onset dementia, a care manual, and access to a telephone helpline. A page dedicated to the analysis of the problems and solutions to the provision of care for Alzheimer patients in rural areas presents unique information for professionals and families.
Alzheimer's Center Mayo Clinic This site, produced by the Mayo Clinic, provides comprehensive information on Alzheimer's from understanding the condition to coping with the symptoms and caring for someone with the disease. The information is very thorough and yet understandable.
Genes to Cognition Online Dolan DNA Learning Center of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Genes to Cognition (G2C) Online is about modern neuroscience. It focuses on cognitive disorders, cognitive processes, and research approaches. Readers can use the dynamic network maps to explore the library of 750+ unique items. They can also use the linear Selected Items menu on top of each map to tour selected content. Disorders covered include ADHD, Alzheimer's Disease, Autism, Bipolar Disorder, Depression and Schizophrenia. Topics within each area include genes, biochemicals, cells, brain anatomy, cognition, and environment and include research articles, videos, glossary terms, and more. A very in-depth and thorough resource that is definitely worth checking out!
At the Crossroads: Family Conversations about Alzheimer’s Disease, Dementia & Driving The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. This 28-page PDF report offers information and tips for families who need to address the continued driving of an elder who is suffering from Alzheimer's or Dementia. The information is well organized and easy to understand, and offers concrete tips for families dealing with this difficult issue.