Brain Care

Alzheimer's Association

Description:

Leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer care, support and research. Website offers information, resources and a 24/7 helpline.


Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral (ADEAR) Center

Source: National Institute on Aging

Description:

Online center to disseminate information concerning Alzheimer'\s disease for health professionals, people with AD and their families, and the public.


Alzheimer's Foundation of America

Description:

Organization's mission is "to provide optimal care and services to individuals confronting dementia, and to their caregivers and families through member organizations dedicated to improving quality of life." Website includes resources for family caregivers, including a 24 hour hotline.


Brain Health

Source: AARP

Description:

Resources to help older adults improve memory and learning; the latest discoveries in brain research; tips for a healthy brain.


Brain Injury Association of America

Description:

Information, resources and support for people who have sustained a brain injury and family caregivers; includes state information and referral lines.


Help Older Adults Live Better, Longer: Prevent Falls and Brain Injury

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Description:

Outreach tools and information for professionals and consumers; materials for Brain Injury Awareness Month


Memory Loss

Source: American Academy of Family Physicians

Description:

How does aging change the brain? Which changes are normal? How can you tell if memory problems are serious?


Slide Show: How Your Brain Works

Source: Mayo Clinic

Description:

Illustrated tutorial on the workings of the human brain.


Stroke Information and Resources

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Description:

Includes information and research updates for stroke patients and family.


Traumatic Brain Injury Information Page

Source: National Institutes of Health

Description:

Information and resources from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.