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Alzheimer's Disease Resources

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Some resources to answer your questions and address your concerns about Alzheimer’s disease:

-- Facts and figures from the Alzheimer's Association:

-- 10 signs of Alzheimer's disease (Alzheimer’s Association)

-- 24/7 care consultation helpline 1-800-272-3900 (Alzheimer’s Association)

-- Massachusetts Alzheimer's Disease Research Center

-- Boston University Alzheimer’s Disease Center

-- Alzheimer's Research Forum

-- The Alzheimer's disease clinical trials database (National Institute on Aging and U.S. FDA)

-- Alzheimer's Association TrialMatch — a free service that makes it easy for people with Alzheimer's, caregivers, families and physicians to locate clinical trials based on personal criteria (diagnosis, stage of disease) and location (Alzheimer’s Association)

-- Multi-country poll on the public's attitudes about Alzheimer's (Harvard School of Public Health)

-- Memory Bridge — a group that uses art to reach people who are on the verge of losing speech

-- From the National Institute on Aging:

-- "Our Irrational Fear of Forgetting" (New York Times op-ed)

-- The Alzheimer's Disease Bookstore (

-- A specialist's favorite books on Alzheimer's (

-- "The Thousand Mile Stare: One Family's Journey through the Science and Struggle of Alzheimer's"

-- "The Alzheimer's Action Plan"

-- "The Alzheimer's Solution"

-- "Learning to Speak Alzheimer's: A Groundbreaking Approach for Everyone Dealing with the Disease"

-- HBO's "The Alzheimer's Project"

-- Event (Dec. 14, 2011): Defeating Alzheimer's (MIT Enterprise Forum)

This program aired on October 9, 2011. The audio for this program is not available.


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