Now What? Next Steps After a Diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease

An Alzheimer’s diagnosis can be overwhelming, and it may be hard to know what to do. Now What? Next Steps After a Diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease, an online checklist (available in English and Spanish) from the National Institute on Aging, can help you find:

• Information about Alzheimer’s disease
• Local services and support
• Ways to plan for your legal, financial, and long-term care future
• Safety tips
• Clinical trials and registries

Author: Raj C. Shah, MD

I am geriatrician and an Associate Professor in the Department of Family Medicine and the Rush Alzheimer's Disease Center.

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