Alzheimers disease

Choices in care

The Alzheimer's Society is the UK's leading care and research charity for people with dementia, their families and carers. They produce information and advice sheets to support those affected by dementia.

As dementia progresses people usually need more care and support. This information sheet discusses some of the issues and options to consider carefully as dementia progresses and provides some useful contact addresses.

Alzheimer's Disease Research Center

Website of the ADRC in St. Louis, Missouri, USA which works to discover key causal factors in the development of Alzheimer's disease with a view to developing more effective treatments and, ultimately, a cure.

Dental care and dementia

The Alzheimer's Society is the UK's leading care and research charity for people with dementia, their families and carers. They produce information and advice sheets to support those affected by dementia.

Good oral health is important for a person’s sense of well-being and quality of life. Poor oral health can lead to pain and tooth loss, affecting self-esteem and the ability to eat, laugh and smile. This information sheet outlines some advice on dental care for people with dementia.

Driving and dementia

The Alzheimer's Society is the UK's leading care and research charity for people with dementia, their families and carers. It produces information and advice sheets to support those affected by dementia.

Caring for someone with dementia: financial and legal tips

The Alzheimer's Society is the UK's leading care and research charity for people with dementia, their families and carers. They produce information and advice sheets to support those affected by dementia.

This information sheet looks at the importance for a person with dementia to organise their financial and legal affairs while they are still able to do so. This ensures that their affairs will be organised in the future in a way that they have chosen. A person with dementia may want a friend or family member to help them with this.

Caring for someone with dementia: dealing with aggressive behaviour

The Alzheimer’s Society is the UK’s leading care and research charity for people with dementia, their families and carers. They produce information and advice sheets to support those affected by dementia. This factsheet is aimed at carers of people with dementia who may exhibit aggressive behaviour.

Alzheimer Scotland : action on dementia

Online resource containing information on all aspects of Alzheimer's disease and dementia in general.

Aluminium and alzheimer's disease

The Alzheimer’s Society is the UK’s leading care and research charity for people with dementia, their families and carers. They produce information and advice sheets to support those affected by dementia.

What is Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD)?

The Alzheimer’s Society is the UK’s leading care and research charity for people with dementia, their families and carers. They produce information and advice sheets to support those affected by dementia. Prions are infectious agents that attack the central nervous system and then invade the brain, causing dementia. The best-known prion disease is Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, or CJD. This information sheet provides an overview of the symptoms and different types of CJD.

Care on a general hospital ward

The Alzheimer's Society is the UK's leading care and research charity for people with dementia, their families and carers. They produce information and advice sheets to support those affected by dementia. People with dementia may be admitted to general hospital wards either as part of a planned procedure such as a cataract operation or following an accident such as a fall. Carers often worry about how their friend or relative will cope in such a strange environment. This advice sheet suggests ways that carers may be able to help.