Common problems

More “Everyone”

Alcoholism | Alzheimer’s Disease & Dementia | Asthma | Burnout | Diabetes | Hypertension | Mental Health | Obesity | Smoking | Links suggested by others

Alcoholism

AgePage – Alcohol Use & Abuse National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
Older Adults National Institute On Aging
Older Adults & Alcohol:  You Can Get Help National Institute On Aging
Yahoo! – Alcoholism

Alzheimer’s Disease & Dementia

General information
Alzheimer’s Association
Alzheimer’s Disease Education & Referral Center NIH
Alzheimer’s Disease Healthline
Alzheimer’s Disease National Institute On Aging
Alzheimer’s Disease Wikipedia
Alzheimer’s Navigator Alzheimer’s Association
Dementia National Institute On Aging
Dementia Wikipedia

Dementia assessment
Cerebral Assessment Systems Developed by Charles Duffy MD, Univ of Rochester
Memory Quiz iPhone app Developed by Stall Geriatrics LLC

Click HERE to access a web-based assessment for people having memory problems. Print a summary report and bring it to your primary care provider or consultant for review and advice.

Or click here for a paper copy to fill out and bring to your doctor.

Memory care centers
Asheville, NC – MemoryCare
Baltimore, MD – Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center | Memory and Alzheimer’s Treatment Center | Memory Disorders Center Johns Hopkins Medicine
Bennington, VT – The Memory Clinic
Buffalo, NY – Jacobs Neurological Institute Memory and Cognitive Disorders Clinic
Chicago, IL – The Memory Clinic Rush University
Madison, WI – Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Institute
NYS – ADAC program sites
Rochester, NY – Memory Care Program | Memory Disorders Clinic University of Rochester Medical Center
St. Cloud, MN – CentraCare Health
St. Louis, MO – Memory Diagnostic Center Washington University School of Medicine

Asthma

Asthma & Allergy Foundation of America
Asthma Info American Lung Association
Guide to Airborne Allergies & Asthma
Yahoo! – Asthma

Burnout

Caregiver Burnout
Preventing Burnout

Diabetes

Diabetes Basics American Diabetes Association
National Diabetes Information
Clearinghouse (NIH)
Yahoo! – Diabetes

Hypertension

Blood Pressure & Your Health booklet American Society of HTN
High Blood Pressure NIH
Ten Ways to Control Your High Blood Pressure Without Medication Mayo Clinic
Yahoo! – Hypertension

Mental health

AIMS Center Advancing Integrated Mental Health Solutions

Obesity

Aim For A Healthy Weight NIH
The Obesity Society
Yahoo! – Obesity

Smoking

Tobacco
QuitNet – Quit Smoking All Together
Smoking & Lung Disease pictures
Smoking quizzes
Yahoo! – Smoking


Links suggested by others
Airborne illness and disease [recommended 7/17/12 by student intern of a volunteer librarian]
NEW Quit Smoking Blog – 30 Day Quit Guide [recommended 12/11/13 by volunteer]
NEW Smokefree.gov [recommended 12/11/13 by volunteer]

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