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Alzheimer’s Association Releases Policy Recommendations to Improve the State and Federal Response to COVID-19 in Long-term Care Settings.

The Alzheimer's Association is actively working to pursue recommendations which have not yet been implemented or fully implemented here in Illinois. The ICRN will keep you updated as the work continues. Alzheimers Association COVID19 LTC Policy Recommendations

Check out NIA’s Resources for Dementia Caregivers

The National Institute on Aging is committed to supporting research and developing materials to help caregivers of persons with dementia. You can find free online information to help you in your caregiving journey on topics including: Managing behavior changes Tips for everyday…

Breaking Down Barriers to Brain Donation

Collaboration, culture, coordination: Keys to supporting brain donation Nina Silverberg, Director, Alzheimer's Disease Centers Program, Division of Neuroscience (DN) Many Americans are aware of the life-saving impact of organ donation, but Alzheimer’s and dementia’s emotional toll on families, combined with…

Advance Planning Advice for People with Alzheimer’s

Are you or a loved one dealing with an Alzheimer’s diagnosis? Check out this advice from the National Institute on Aging to make sure appropriate legal and financial plans are in place: Start discussions early. The rate of decline differs for each person…