Downloadable Tools and Tips:

Click the links to view or right click to print or save to your computer.

 

Web Resources:

Click the links below to access resource Web sites to find out more about depression masking as dementia.

National Memory
National Memory Screening Day is a collaborative effort spearheaded by the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America to promote early detection of Alzheimer’s disease and related illnesses, and to encourage appropriate intervention.

Responsive Home Care is an official site participating in National Memory Screening Day.

HelpGuide
Includes a scale to differentiate between depression and dementia and how to receive help.

Alzheimer’s Association
Provides an informative comparison of Alzheimer’s and depression.

National Guideline Clearinghouse
Information from a study describing characteristics that increase the risk of depression and some recommended tests for screening.

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