Updated 28 November 2008
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Alzheimer's Research Exchange (ARE)
This site provides up-to-date information on Alzheimer's Disease and related dementia,
including current research findings and practical applications for research results.
Features searchable researcher/practitioner and publication databases, discussion
lists, educational resources and more. Designed for a wide range of users including
researchers, practitioners, policy makers, informal caregivers, formal care providers,
persons with dementia, students and the public.
This site provides a Resource Locator database that allows you to locate a range
of providers in your area. Find information on warning signs and symptoms, diagnosis
and treatment, the latest medical breakthroughs, caregiving information and tips,
financial and legal assistance, continuing care facilities, hospice and end-of-life
services. Chats and message boards are also available. Designed for a wide audience
and sponsored by the Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation.
American Health Assistance Foundation's Facts on Alzheimer's Disease
The American Health Assistance Foundation (AHAF) is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit
organization that funds research seeking cures for Alzheimer's disease, age-related
macular degeneration and glaucoma, and provides the public with information about
risk factors, preventative lifestyles, available treatments and coping strategies.
Brain & Beyond
Veteran science journalist Jamie Talan blogs about scientific advances in brain
disorders, autoimmunity, and other research activities at the Feinstein Institute
of Medical Research of the Long Island-North Shore Jewish Hospital System. Check
out her conversation with Peter Davies, director of the Litwin- Zucker Research
Center for the Study of Alzheimer's Disease and Memory Disorders.
Doctor's Guide: Alzheimer's Disease Information & Resources
Medical news alerts and more.
Informational site sponsored by Novartis Foundation, with information on recent
journal publications of interest, treatment options for Alzheimer's disease, and
an on-line syllabus in Geriatrics.
This site is dedicated to a wide range of health-related topics and provides news,
health highlights, FDA approvals, archives and more. Select "Alzheimer's Disease"
from the "topic" pulldown menu to find AD-related news and information.
This site presents personalized health management tools including health alerts,
newsletters, Latest Recalls, Mini-Checkups, and family health pages. See their section
devoted to Alzheimer's disease to find latest news, webcasts, and an interactive
This site is delivers research-based information on a wide range of age-related
diseases, conditions, issues, features, and news, tailored for a non-medical audience.
See also their section devoted to Alzheimer disease.
Medline Plus on Alzheimer's Disease
Maintained by the National Library of Medicine's Medline, with links to NIH web
sites, news pages and numerous other resources for patients and caregivers.
National Institute on Aging
This website offers news on Alzheimer's disease.
Neuromuscular Disease Center
A superb web site filled with information on hundreds of neuromuscular disorders
such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, multiple sclerosis and rarer diseases. The
site was created by Alan Pestronk, a neurologist at Washington University Medical
School, and includes guides to diagnosing, informing patients and treatment.
NOAH: Alzheimer's Disease Information
An award-winning health site administered by the New York Online Access to Health
(NOAH) project, contains excellent information for the layperson on Alzheimer's
disease: what it is, how it is diagnosed, treatments, etc.
U.K. Alzheimer's Disease Society, Durham and Chester-le-Street Branch
These pages hold information not just for people in this locality of the U.K., but
also about dementia generally.