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Alzheimer’s disease resources for patients

Whether you’ve recently been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or know someone who has, learning more about the condition can help you prepare for what’s to come. We’ve developed these easy-to-read, downloadable tip sheets that explain the condition, ways to manage symptoms, and treatments and medication options available.

Understanding dementia and Alzheimer’s disease

Get a basic understanding of the difference between dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, and the common symptoms.

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What causes Alzheimer’s disease?

This guide provides a deeper understanding of the risks for and causes of Alzheimer’s, and connections to other conditions.

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What are the signs and symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease?

Learn about the differences between Alzheimer’s symptoms and signs of normal aging.

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What are the stages of Alzheimer’s disease?

Read about identifying different stages as the condition progresses, and what happens in each stage.

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Just diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease?

If you’ve recently been diagnosed, know how to deal with the various emotions you may be feeling.

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Common Alzheimer’s disease myths

Explore the common myths that surround this condition.

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Treatment of Alzheimer’s disease

Review treatment recommendations, including exercise, diet and maintaining emotional health.

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Medications for Alzheimer’s disease

Learn more about the different medications that can help manage the symptoms of Alzheimer’s.

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Memory tips

Understand how memory works and explore strategies to help live with memory problems.

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Tips for managing symptoms at the various stages of Alzheimer’s disease

Discover ways to address symptoms depending on the stage of the condition.

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Planning for the future

Know the importance of setting a long-term plan, what you need to do, and the legal and financial aspects to consider.

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