Downloadable Tools and Tips:
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- Memory Screening Questions
- Tips for Helping an Elderly Depressed Person
- Understanding the Difference Between Dementia and Depression
Click the links below to access resource Web sites to find out more about Alzheimer’s Caregivers.
National Memory Screening Day is a collaborative effort spearheaded by the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America to promote early detection of Alzheimer’s disease and related illnesses, and to encourage appropriate intervention.
Continuum is an official site participating in National Memory Screening Day.
Includes a scale to differentiate between depression and dementia and how to receive help.
Provides information about treatment options for both Alzheimer’s and depression.
Interactive tutorial that is a self screening tool that can be used to assist in determining if depression is present and how best to proceed if it is.
Provides an informative comparison of Alzheimer’s and depression.
National Guideline Clearinghouse
Information from a study describing characteristics that increase the risk of depression and some recommended tests for screening.
American Academy of Neurology
Downloadable guideline from the American Academy of Neurology entitled “Screening and Treatment for Depression, Dementia, and Psychosis with Parkinson Disease.”
The link for free access to Medline search, the National Library of Medicine’s search service that provides access to over 11 million articles.
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