Following is a list of online resources that we recommend for further research about dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.
Alzheimer’s Association For information on Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, this website is one of the most comprehensive on the web.
Oregon Health Care Association provides information regarding health care communities and local educational opportunities.
Alzheimer’s Disease Education and Referral Center U.S. National Institute on Aging. ADEAR maintains information on Alzheimer’s disease research, diagnosis, treatments, clinical trials and federal government programs and resources. AD Lib, ADEAR 's literature database, has nearly 8,500 materials related to Alzheimer's disease that includes fact sheets, textbook chapters, journal articles, brochures, teaching manuals, directories, videos and other media, bibliographies, program descriptions, monographs, newsletters and reports.
Alzheimer's Disease International (ADI) ADI is an international membership group of Alzheimer associations. The ADI site links to member association sites throughout the world. It also provides information in several languages, statistics on the number of people with dementia worldwide, and the implications for the distribution of research funding, especially in developing countries.
Alzheimer Research Forum reports on the latest scientific findings, from basic research to clinical trials; creates and maintains public databases of essential research data and reagents; and produces discussion forums to promote debate, speed the dissemination of new ideas, and break down barriers across the numerous disciplines that can contribute to the global effort to cure Alzheimer's disease.
Drug Information MedlinePlus Health Information This Web site lists generic and brand names, precautions and side effects for more than 9,000 prescription and over-the-counter drugs from the United States Pharmacopeia (USP), a government agency that establishes standards for the make-up and use of medicines.
Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research Fisher's site is a comprehensive portal for caregivers, family members, people living with Alzheimer's and the general public.
Mayo Clinic Alzheimer’s Disease Center The Mayo Clinic Alzheimer’s Disease Center has easy to understand, practical in-depth information on Alzheimer’s and care-giving.
WebMD Health Center This site has a broad range of information, with an emphasis on information for individuals who are concerned about memory problems or have Alzheimer’s disease.