Professionals & Providers
4 million Americans currently have Alzheimer's disease. Right
now, 1 in 10 persons over age 65, and nearly 50% of those
over 85 have Alzheimer's.
Unless a cure or prevention is found, it is estimated that 14 million Americans
will have Alzheimer's disease by 2050."
section of the Alzheimer's Resource Room webpage is designed
and providers who work with and serve persons with Alzheimer's
disease (AD). Within this portion of the site you
will find Alzheimer's diagnostic and treatment guidelines & assessment tools (click the Assessment & Diagnosis
tab above), links to information on the latest Alzheimer's research (click
Latest Research tab), and detailed descriptions and information
on unique replicable
models of care for persons with AD developed under the Alzheimer's Demo Program
(click Service Delivery Models tab).
under the Resources & Tools tab,
you can find a multitude of products, manuals, and tools developed by Alzheimer's
Demonstration grantees which you may adapt for local use.
each page there may be a set
of related links (appearing in the lower right
hand corner of your screen). These links are generally to information related
to the topic at hand and will generally take you off the AoA Alzheimer's
Resource Room. You can use your browser's "Back" button to
return to this page. We thank you for your interest in AoA
and the Alzheimer's
Please select from the menu on the left to find more information on each topic.