Health Professional Resources
The facts are compelling: currently more than five million Americans live with Alzheimer’s disease. Ultimately, one out of every three Americans will die from Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia.
Alzheimer’s Disease and Related
Training for the primary care workforce about dementia, and caring for those affected, is essential.
A 3-minute instrument that can increase detection of cognitive impairment in older adults.
Louis University Mental Status Exam (SLUMS)
An assessment tool for detecting mild cognitive impairment and dementia.
- Pocket Guide: Tapering
Opioids for Chronic Pain
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has prepared a free pocket guide to help physicians considering reducing or eliminating opioid dosage to chronic pain patients.