Health Information Links
The United States government and leading Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) create an abundance of health advice and Dementia statistics.
When you or someone you know has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of Dementia, it’s important to find reliable sources of information and trials. Dementia Society of America can point you to many of these resources.
The resource list below offers a wide range of information; including a helpful guide on physical and mental fitness for older adults. On this page, you will find resources from the National Institutes of Health, WHO, and many other leading organizations.
Important Notice: Dementia Society of America (DSA) does not provide medical advice. The contents are for informational purposes only and are not intended to substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.
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Antidote- Dementia Clinical Drug Trial Selector
Be taken through a series of questions to find the trial that fits.
CenterWatch- Dementia Clinical Drug Trials Database
Search to find trials in your area, and sign-up for email alerts.
National Institutes of Health- Alzheimer's
Detailed epidemiology (incidence, distribution, and possible control ) of Alzheimer's Disease Dementia.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services- Institute on Aging
General information on U.S. government research on aging & related health issues.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services- Brain Health Info
The Association for Community Living (ACL) provides a resource on brain health.
World Health Organization- Dementias Fact Sheet
A global Dementia fact sheet produced by a branch of the United Nations.
Dementia Prevention, Intervention, and Care- Commission
The Lancet, an independent, international weekly general medical journal founded in 1823. The journal strives to make science widely available so that medicine can serve, and transform society, and positively impact the lives of people.
If you wish to help others through Dementia research, consider giving the gift of your brain to science when you die.
CDC- Dementia Care Community Statistics
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has prepared a statistical overview (2010) of care communities across America.
CMS- Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services
If you have a complaint to make about care for someone living with Dementia that is a resident of a state or federally certified health care facility, you can find the appropriate state contact phone number and web address here.