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Alzheimer's disease facts and figures

J. Gaugler, Ph.D.; B. James, Ph.D.; T. Johnson, Ph.D., et al., Eds.: Alzheimer's Association, (2018)

Includes a Special Report on the Financial and Personal Benefits of Early Diagnosis 2018 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures is a statistical resource for U.S. data related to Alzheimer’s disease, the most common cause of dementia. Background and context for interpretating the data are contained in the Overview. Additional sections address prevalence, mortality and morbidity, caregiving and use and costs of health care and services. A Special Report discusses the financial and personal benefits of diagnosing earlier in the disease process, in the stage of mild cognitive impairment.

Das Wichtigste über die Alzheimer-Krankheit und andere Demenzformen

Kurz, A., Eds.: Deutschen Alzheimer Gesellschaft e.V., (2013)

Ein kompakter Ratgeber 23. aktualisierte Auflage Bei der Bewältigung der Alzheimer-Krankheit und anderer Formen der Demenz müssen viele Personen zusammenwirken: der Patient selbst, seine Angehörigen, Freunde und Bekannte, der Hausarzt und spezialisierte Ärzte, oft auch die Mitarbeiter von Beratungsstellen, Tagesstätten und Pflegeeinrichtungen. Sie alle brauchen Informationen über die Krankheit. Das Wichtigste über Demenzerkrankungen zu vermitteln, ist das Ziel des vorliegenden kompakten Ratgebers, den Ihnen die Deutsche Alzheimer Gesellschaft gerne überreicht.

Background Paper 6.11 Alzheimer Disease and other Dementias

B. Duthey, Ph.D; S. Tanna, (2004)

20 February 2013 Update on 2004 Background Paper (Written by Saloni Tanna) Priority Medicines for Europe and the World "A Public Health Approach to Innovation"

The Minimum Standards for Age and Disability Inclusion in Humanitarian Action

ADCAP Age & Disability Capacity; USAID; UKAid; IFRC; et al., Eds.: Help Age International, (2015)

The Minimum Standards for Age and Disability Inclusion in Humanitarian Action inform the design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of humanitarian programmes across all sectors and phases of response, and in all emergency contexts, ensuring older people and people with disabilities are not excluded.

Diabetes in older people

Help Age Internationl, (2016)

This factsheet shows that type 2 diabetes in older age groups is high and growing rapidly in many parts of the world, but can be managed inexpensively with early diagnosis, treatment and information.

Keep fit for life. Meeting the nutritional needs of older persons

World Health Organization WHO, (2002)

The report discusses the epidemiological and social aspects of ageing, health and functional changes experienced with ageing, the impact of physical activity, assessment of the nutritional status of older persons, and nutritional guidelines for healthy ageing.

Priority Assistive Products List. Arabic Version

World Health Organization WHO, (2016)

The first WHO Priority Assistive Products List was launched in May 2016. The List includes hearing aids, wheelchairs, communication aids, spectacles, artificial limbs, pill organizers, memory aids and other essential items for many older people and people with disabilities to be able to live a healthy, productive and dignified life

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