New Guidelines Offered to Diagnose Alzheimer’s

The new guidelines issued Tuesday, April 19,2011, by the Alzheimer’s Association and the U.S. National Institute of Aging are intended to assist in diagnosing Alzheimer’s disease in its earliest stages.  According to HealthDay News this could double the diagnosed cases of Alzheimer’s Disease.

For the latest news and information regarding Alzheimer’s visit;

The Alzheimer’s Disease Education and Referral (ADEAR) Center – a service of National Institute on Aging

The ADEAR Center has a staff of Information Specialists available to assist you with:

  • Answers to your specific questions about AD
  • Free publications about AD symptoms, diagnosis, related disorders, risk factors, treatment, caregiving tips, home safety tips, and research
  • Referrals to local supportive services and AD Centersthat specialize in research and diagnosis
  • Spanish language resources
  • Clinical trials information
  • Literature database searchesfor further research and reading
  • Training materials, guidelines, and a newsletter for health care and caregiving professionals

How to Contact the ADEAR Center

Call toll-free at:1-800-438-4380
(8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday – Friday)

Send an e-mail to: adear@nia.nih.gov

Send a fax to: 301-495-3334

Send your letter to:
ADEAR Center
PO Box 8250
Silver Spring, MD 20907-8250

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