ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE & DEMENTIA
Before searching the technology listing, check out the commentary about neurotech and Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. This quick and simple read can be found here.
There are a variety of applications which are listed below. Prior to considering any new therapy, treatment, or device, a proper evaluation should be conducted by a knowledgeable medical professional. There are health, medical and financial risks. Out-of-pocket costs and available insurance coverage for any treatment must be considered prior to starting a protocol. Finally, this is an evolving field of science and technology development this page is updated on a periodic basis.
Also, it is vital to understand that results and applications will vary depending on symptom and function limitations related to the disease. If you find something of interest, please contact the vendor directly to find a trained professional in your area.
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation is a treatment for Alzheimer’s disease. To find a Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) specialist in your area, click here for a search from our partners at Neuromodec
Support Groups & Resources
Alzheimer’s Disease Program Initiative: Provided through the Administration for Community Living, this program provides support and resources for people living with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, their caregivers, and the communities in which they live.
Alzheimer’s Association: A nonprofit organization that focuses on accelerating global research, driving risk reduction and early detection, and maximizing quality care and support.
Alzheimer’s Foundation of America: This foundation provides support, services, and education to individuals, families, and caregivers affected by Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias nationwide, and fund research for better treatment and a cure.
Power of Patients: They provide an online platform for people living with dementia and provide a means of engagement, resources, and empowerment needed to best address their recovery, progress, and management.
BrightFocus Foundation: A foundation that provides support resources and helps to fund research for Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.
National Institute on Aging: An institute of the National Institutes of Health providing health information along with research and funding information.
Family Caregiver Alliance: A non-profit organization with a mission to improve the quality of life for family caregivers and the people who receive their care.