Alzheimer's Care Resources
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Alzheimer's Association - Alzheimers Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer care, support and research. Their mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. 07/20/2011
Seth Rogen: Alzheimer's is 'brutal' - Seth Rogen may be known for starring in some raunchy comedies, but there's one issue he doesn't take lightly: Alzheimer's disease. 07/20/2011
Walk to End Alzheimer's - The end of Alzheimer's disease starts here. Join the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's and unite in a movement to reclaim the future for millions 07/20/2011
Alzheimer Crisis - A new Alzheimer's Association report, Changing the Trajectory of Alzheimer's Disease: A National Imperative, examines the financial cost of the rising Alzheimer epidemic and the moderate advancements that could make a huge difference. 07/21/2011
Alzheimer's disease is a women's issue - As part of National Alzheimer's Disease Month in November, the Alzheimer's Association and First Lady of California Maria Shriver released The Shriver Report: A Woman's Nation Takes on Alzheimer's. The report is the largest study ever conducted to look at the effect of Alzheimer's disease on American women as caregivers, people with the disease and advocates. 08/01/2011
Falls May Indicate Earliest Stages of Alzheimer's and Need for Further Evaluation - PARIS, July 17, 2011 - Falls are more common among individuals with the earliest signs of Alzheimer's, according to a study presented at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference 2011 (AAIC 2011). The study measured the rate of falls among cognitively healthy older adults with and without preclinical Alzheimer's - as measured by amyloid imaging using positron emission tomography (PET) with Pittsburgh compound B (PiB) - and found twice the risk of falls for people with higher levels of PiB on their scan. 10/06/2011
Exercise helps patients cope with Alzheimer's Disease - Gravel crunches under his sneakers as he plods along, shielding his eyes from the streaming sunlight. As Duncan rounds the bend at Lou Neff Point, a harmonica-playing musician perched on a limestone ledge cheers him on. 10/19/2011
"ALZConnected is a place where I can safely share my concerns and get advice." - When facing Alzheimer's disease, it helps to connect with others who relate to your experiences. ALZConnected (alzconnected.org), powered by the Alzheimer's Association, is a new online social networking community where people with Alzheimer's, their caregivers and others affected by the disease can share questions and form new connections.
On ALZConnected, you don't have to explain what it means to live with Alzheimer's. The other users know, and are willing to offer their advice and solutions to common challenges. We'll help you to form "connections" with other users, matching you based on common criteria. Tap into a diverse community via our message boards, or create a private group organized around a specific topic.
Go to ALZConnected >> 03/08/2012
Alzheimer's Disease - Make a donation and receive a limited-edition wristband - Show Your Commitment To The Fight Against Alzheimer's Disease 03/09/2012
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