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A general explanation on Alzheimer's Disease, from the National Institute on Aging. This is a print copy of their web page.

Fact sheet on Alzheimer's from the Administration on aging.A lot of information in a few words. This is a print copy of their web page. If you have Internet access, their websit is HIGHLY recommended. (See the bottom of this page for a link to our Alzheimer's page).

Questions to ask the doctor. Another resource from the Department of Health & Human Services.

Stages of Alzheimer's Disease. Alzheimer's progresses from mild to severe. This page gives you descriptions of what to expect at each stage.


Caring for someone with Alzheimer's. Another page from the National Institute on Aging, it gives you very practical tips on daily care activities such as dressing, bathing, etc.

Making your home safe when caring for a person with Alzheimer's - from the Administration on Aging Safety Catalog

I'm only a CNA - is an inspirational article on certified nurses' aides by Rachel Giarrizzo that proves people who are paid very little to care for our loved ones, nevertheless can care about them a great deal.


This 80-page Progress Report on Alzheimer's from the National Institute on Aging discusses causes, research on treatment and cure, the different rates of Alzheimer's in different ethnic groups and just about any other topic related to the disease that you might imagine. For students writing a term paper, this would be a good resource.

Buffalo icon Disability Access Alzheimer's Page - Here you will find links to sites on the Internet we have reviewed for usefulness, especially with regard to rural programs and Native Americans. You will also find some general sites just because we thought they were very, very good.


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