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Select evidence for the prevention of Alzheimer’s Disease

FINGER study on Alzheimer prevention suggesting a multidomain intervention is effective in preventing a significant proportion of Alzheimer cases: https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(15)60461-5/fulltext Global study based on the FINGER study: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7222931/ CAIDE study on addressable Alzheimer Risk Factors: https://www.thelancet.com/journals/laneur/article/PIIS1474-4422(06)70537-3/fulltext Helpful overview of all risk factors and prevention recommendations: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2244657/ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3514088/ The approach of the Weill Cornel Alzheimer prevention …

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Resources for caregivers

Alzheimers.gov has put together a series of websites to help caregivers navigate the journey of caring for the loved ones: National Institute on Aging (NIA)Advance Care Planning Learn about financial and health care planning, including advance directives. National Institute on Aging (NIA)Alzheimer’s Caregiving Learn how to respond to changes in communication and behavior, provide everyday …

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Alzheimer’s Universe

The Alzheimer’s Universe is a collection of resources put together by Weill Cornell Medicine on Alzheimer prevention:   AlzU.org was created by a team of experts to offer the most up-to-date information on Alzheimer’s disease (AD) prevention, treatment and caregiving. Join now to access one of 6 free online courses – one that focuses primarily on AD …

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Memory cafes

Memory cafes are places where people with dementia or early cognitive impairment can meet for activities, education, and training. The Memory Cafe Directory has put together a very helpful resource for patients and caregivers to find memory cafe’s in their area, as well as online: