Alzheimers's Disease: Being a Savvy Consumer and More
Annotation:Medicine, National Institutes of Health – A page of links to many excellent resources for helping a loved one with Alzheimer’s. Information in many other languages may be accessed from bottom of right column.
Annotation:The national organization’s website, emphasizing news, general information and advocacy.
Annotation:Information and resources for individuals with dementia and their families and caregivers.
Annotation:U.S. Food and Drug Administration - Suggestions regarding the safe use of medicines, including questions to ask your doctor, and tips on how to cut medicine costs. The section of the FDA website devoted to consumers <http://www.fda.gov/drugs/ResourcesForYou/consumers/default.htm>has numerous other useful information and resources, including how to report a bad reaction to a medicine, and how to protect yourself from health fraud.
Annotation:SeniorNet and Dr. Terrie Wurzbacher: Doctors and patients can sometimes be on different wavelengths. This article provides practical tips on how to prepare for an effective medical appointment.
Annotation:National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health - Tips for finding reliable health information.
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