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Alzheimer’s Association – national voluntary organization dedicated to researching the prevention, cures, and treatments of Alzheimer’s Disease. Includes information about the disease and available services.

Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support – online education, support, and resources for caregivers.

Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center at Johns Hopkins – dedicated to researching the biological basis of Alzheimer’s Disease to advance treatment options, improve the prognosis of patients, and provide support for caregivers.

Alzheimer’s disease Information Sheet – from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.

Alzheimer Research Forum – nonprofit organization established for the purpose of supporting the information needs of researchers and to promote openness and collaboration with colleagues worldwide.

Alzinfo.org – collection of Alzheimer’s information, guide to local caregivers, and community features from the Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research Foundation.

ALZwell Caregiver Support – provides dementia caregivers with insights and understanding throughout the caregiving journey.

Eldercare Locator – connects older adults and their caregivers with sources of information on senior services in any U.S. community, and it’s a free service of the Administration on Aging, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

MayoClinic.com: Alzheimer’s Disease – includes symptoms, causes, risk factors, diagnosis, and caregiving.

MEDLINEplus: Alzheimer’s Disease – Alzheimer’s disease web directory organized by topic. Includes general overviews, research, news, treatment, nutrition, organizations, and more.

Wikipedia: Alzheimer’s Disease– hyperlinked article covering pathology, etiology, prevalence, diagnosis, prevention, nutrition, treatments, history, and more.

Medicare Cost Overview http://www.medicare.gov/your-medicare-costs/index.html

Medicare Fraud: Avoiding Abuse and Medicare Billing Fraud http://www.planprescriber.com/medicare-insurance-news/medicare-fraud/

National Center on Elder Abuse http://www.ncea.acl.gov/

Preventing Home Improvement Fraud for Seniors http://www.homeadvisor.com/article.show.Preventing-Home-Improvement-Fraud.17322.html#seniors

Nutrition Resource Bank for Seniors http://www.nutrition.gov/life-stages/seniors Seniors and Safe Driving https://www.kanetix.ca/safest-drivers-in-canada

Caregiving Support & Help http://www.helpguide.org/elder/caring_for_caregivers.htm

A Senior Citizen’s Guide to Aging at Home Safely and with Dignity http://www.mortgagecalculator.org/helpful-advice/aging-with-dignity.php

Health Issues in an Aging Population http://www.cdc.gov/chronicdisease/resources/publications/AAG/aging.htm

Guide to Addiction Prevention for Seniors http://www.newbeginningsdrugrehab.org/guide-to-addiction-prevention-for-seniors/

Geriatric Mental Health Foundation http://www.gmhfonline.org/gmhf/

Find Local Mental Health Service Providers http://www.zocdoc.com/therapist-counselors

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Originally Published on AgingParents.com

Carolyn Rosenblatt Registered Nurse & Certified Public Health Nurse

Carolyn Rosenblatt is a Registered Nurse and certified Public Health Nurse with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of San Francisco. She worked in nursing homes and hospitals before moving into public health. She made thousands of house calls to hundreds of elderly people and their families. She put herself through law school at USF while working as a nurse. She understands your aging parent care issues firsthand.

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