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Disorders of the Developing and Aging Brain: Autism and Alzheimer's on the Web Archive Collection 2014
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Series 2: Alzheimer's Disease Web Crawls, 2014 [series]:
 
Current Understanding, 2014 [subseries]:
 
2013 Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures, 2014

Report from the Alzheimer's Association that recounts facts and figures about Alzheimer's as it existed in 2013.

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What is Alzheimer's?, 2014

Page from the Alzheimer's Association that describes Alzheimer's, its diagnosis and treatment, and how to identify it. Includes significant resources for sufferers and caregivers.

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What is Alzheimer's?, 2014

Web resource from the National Institutes of Health Senior Health Center that describes Alzheimer's, its causes and prevention, treatment and diagnosis, and other aspects of the disease.

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CDC Features: Alzheimer's, 2014

CDC website that discusses Alzheimer's and includes many resources from NIH and other government and non-governmental entities regarding caregiving, signs and symptoms, and other aspects of the disease.

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Caregiver Blogs, 2014 [subseries]:
 
The Alzheimer Spouse, 2014

Blogger Joan is the wife of Sid, an Alzheimer's sufferer. She began the blog in 2007 as an outlet for herself as his primary caregiver, and a place to discuss issues unique to being an Alzheimer's patient's spouse and caregiver. Joan maintains the blog with reflections on the effect of the disease on her life.

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Memories from my Life, 2014

Blogger Pat White's mother suffered from Alzheimer's for years before passing away in August 2011. Since then, White has been a caregiver advocate. The blog began in 2009 as a vehicle for White to express her thoughts on her mother's progress and the disease.

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Diagnosis: Alzheimer's, 2014

This blog was created by Rhonda Brantley for her husband, Bill Brantley. Bill was diagnosed in 2007 with early-onset Alzheimer's at 61 and died in 2012. Over time, the blog morphed from Bill to Rhonda posting about caregiver issues.

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Emily a la Blog, 2014

This section of a young woman's personal blog chronicles her mother's decline during her life with early-onset Alzheimer's. Her mother was diagnosed in her 50s and died in 2013.

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Living in the Shadow of Alzheimer's, 2014

Blogger Sheri has been writing about her experiences caring for her husband with Alzheimer's since 2010. Her posts are relatively short, and often involve poetry.

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A Blog Inspired by Mom's Brain, 2014

Written by Emily Caldwell, whose mother has Alzheimer's. Her mother was diagnosed in 2005 and lives in a nursing home today. She has been writing the blog since 2008, and it chronicles her mother's changing state and its impact on her as a primary (and then secondary) caregiver.

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Patient Blogs, 2014 [subseries]:
 
FTD/Dementia Support Blog, 2014

Blogger Howard was diagnosed with Frontotemporal Dementia nine years ago after being misdiagnosed with bipolar disorder. His blog, in existence since 2011, offers a unique voice in this area.

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Sharing My Life With Lewy Body Dementia, 2014

Written by anonymous blogger Silverfox, a retired Navy Master Chief Gunner's Mate with Lewy Body Dementia sufferer, this blog chronicles life with a lesser-known form of dementia. The decline is slow, and the blog focuses on his changing life with the disease.

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Watching the Lights Go Out, 2014

Blogger David Hilfiker is a retired physician living in the Washington, DC area who was diagnosed with mild cognitive impairment in 2012. His blog details his journey with the disease and how is memory loss effects his life now.

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Vicki's Voice: Sharing My Life With Frontotemporal Dementia, 2014

Blogger Vicki was diagnosed with Frontotemporal Dementia in 2009 and has maintained this blog since then. It chronicles her life with the disease, and her decline. Some posts are contributed by a close friend and sometimes-caregiver.

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Creating Memories/Dealing with Alzheimer's, 2014

Written by blogger Kris, a 54 year old woman with early onset Alzheimer's. The blog was started shortly after she was diagnosed in 2003.

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Research, 2014 [subseries]:
 
Alzheimer's Association Research Center, 2014

Website of the research branch of the Alzheimer's Association, which publishes and funds research related to the disease.

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News & Highlights, 2014

Press releases related to research conducted at the National Institute on Aging related to Alzheimer's.

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2011-2012 Alzheimer's Disease Progress Report, 2014

Report summarizing the progress made in the field of Alzheimer's research over the year and the next priorities.

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Healthy Brain Initiative Roadmap, 2014

Initial report from the Health Brain Initiative that lays out a roadmap for Alzheimer's research from 2013-2018.

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National Plan to Address Alzheimer's, 2014

Update to the National Plan to Address Alzheimer's (an intiative that came out of the National Alzheimer's Project Act in 2011), including research outcomes and action items.

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Causes, 2014 [subseries]:
 
About Alzheimer's Disease: Causes, 2014

Web resource from the National Institute on Aging that delves into the current understanding of Alzheimer's causes.

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The Search for Alzheimer's Causes and Risk Factors, 2014

Web resource summarizing the known causes and risk factors for Alzheimer's. The page contain several videos (embedded) explaining the implications of each.

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NY Times Health Guides: Alzheimer's, 2014

Health guide from the NY Times that includes information about what causes Alzheimer's Disease, with helpful graphics and commentary.

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Alzheimer's Myths, 2014

Webpage debunks several popular creation myths related to Alzheimer's, with citations to journal articles about each alleged cause. These include the aluminium, flu shot, aspartame, and teeth fillings theories, among others.

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Review Article: What Causes Alzheimer's Disease, 2014

In this article from Folia Neuropathologica, author Richard A. Armstrong looks at and reviews many of the origin theories of Alzheimer's in eight different categories. It is a nearly comprehensive review of theories that have been popular at various points in time.

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Treatment, 2014 [subseries]:
 
Alzheimer's Association: Latest Treatments, 2014

Resources on this page summarize the treatments currently available for Alzheimer's Disease patients, from memory loss to sleep changes.

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Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral Center: Treatment, 2014

This page from ADEAR (an NIH component) delves into various treatment and medication options, and includes numerous resources and fact sheets for referral.

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Help with Alzheimer's, 2014

Page from alzheimers.gov about how to find and select an Alzheimer's caregiver or caregiver team. Includes many resources regarding eldercare in America.

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How to Plan and Pay Ahead, 2014

Page from alzheimers.gov that deals with the financial and legal aspects of Alzheimer's care and treatment.

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Alzheimer's Disease and Caregiving, 2014

Page from the Family Caregiver Alliance, a non-profit organization that provides information and support for caregivers to people with all varieties of illnesses. Includes information and guidelines about what might be appropriate care in every stage of the disease.

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Prevention, 2014 [subseries]:
 
Dietary Guidelines for Alzheimer's Prevention, 2014

Web resource from the Physician's Committee for Responsible Medicine (a DC-based non-profit that advocates for the ethical practice of medicine) that gives recommendations for a diet designed to minimize the risk of Alzheimer's Disease.

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Preventing Alzheimer's Disease, 2014

Pamphlet published by the National Institute on Aging about current theories and methods to minimize Alzheimer's risk.

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Alzheimer's Prevention Initiative, 2014

An online registry that promotes and publicizes Alzheimer's prevention trials at various medical institutions. Also includes some resources.

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