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Nursing2015

August 2005, Volume 35 Number 8 , p 30 - 31

Authors

  • CAROL O. LONG RN, PHD
  • JENNIFER K. WILLIAMS MSW

Abstract

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LONG, CAROL O. RN, PHD; WILLIAMS, JENNIFER K. MSW

WITH ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE (AD) now affecting more than 4.5 million Americans, you need to stay up-to-date on this growing health care challenge. These Web sites can help you, lay caregivers, and patients keep current on the latest treatment advances and care strategies.

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The Alzheimer's Association Web site is a primary source of information on AD and related dementias. It provides information for people with memory loss, lay caregivers, and health care professionals. Major sections, such as “Resources,” “Services,” “Research,” and “Advocacy” offer information tailored to these groups. For example, the “Resources” tab offers a host of fact sheets, a topic index, clinical trials index, diversity toolbox, Medicare and Medicaid information, and more. With the “Services” ...

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