Improving Care for Populations Disproportionally Affected by Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias. Notes

03/01/2013

  1. National Plan to Address Alzheimer's Disease (2012). Action 2.H.1 states "This Task Force shall 'better understand the unique challenges faced by these groups and create a plan of action'." Page 21. Available at http://aspe.hhs.gov/daltcp/napa/NatlPlan.shtml.

  2. Alzheimer's Association (2006). "Early Onset Dementia: A National Challenge, a Future Crisis." Retrieved March 5, 2013 from https://www.alz.org/national/documents/report_earlyonset_summary.pdf.

  3. U.S. Census Bureau (2012). 2012 National Population Projections. Retrieved March 8, 2013 from https://www.census.gov/newsroom/releases/archives/population/cb12-243.html.

  4. Ibid.

  5. Alzheimer's Association (2011). 2010 Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures. Retrieved May 11, 2012 from http://www.alz.org/documents_custom/report_alzfactsfigures2010.pdf.

  6. Alvarez, N. (2001). Alzheimer's disease in Down syndrome. Medscape Reference: Drugs, Diseases, and Procedures. Retrieved February 11, 2013 from http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1136117-overview#aw2aab6b4aa.

  7. National Task Group on Intellectual Disabilities and Dementia Practices (2012). 'My Thinker's Not Working' A National Strategy for Enabling Adults with Intellectual Disabilities Affected by Dementia to Remain in Their Community and Receive Quality Supports. Retrieved January 15, 2013 from http://www.aadmd.org/ntg/thinker.

  8. Please see http://grants.nih.gov/grants/funding/women_min/women_min.htm for more information.

  9. National Plan to Address Alzheimer's Disease. Available at http://aspe.hhs.gov/daltcp/napa/NatlPlan.shtml.


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