Related Links

Various e-information and traditional sources of information on dementia-related issues:

National Alzheimer's Association

Alzheimer's Association Greater Illinois Chapter

The Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral Center
A clearinghouse funded by The National Institute on Aging, part of the U.S. government based in Bethesda, Maryland. A Combined Health Information Database (CHID) at this site contains references to and abstracts of more than 5,300 educational materials on AD. Information about drugs in testing is also available at this site. Informative pamphlets, research reports, and the Center's newsletters can be viewed and downloaded.

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke Frontotemporal Dementia

U.S. National Institutes of Health

Related Dementias

The Creutzfeldt-Jakob Foundation

Mad Cow Home Page

National Parkinson Foundation, Inc.

Primary Progressive Aphasia Newsletter

Lewy Body Disease
This site offers comprehensive information on Lewy Body Disease or Dementia with Lewy Bodies, including abstracts of numerous scientific papers on this form of dementia. This form of dementia can be characterized as a combination of both AD and Parkinson's disease and often includes psychiatric features such as delusions.

Information for Health Professionals

Alzheimer's Research Forum

Doctor's Guide to Alzheimer's Disease Information & Resources
Although primarily for physicians, this site may be useful to others too.

Alzheimer's Research Forum
This site is mainly for researchers but there are good articles and resources.