Medical Information

When you’re caring for your family member or friend on a full-time basis, it’s important to have simple access to information about medical services. Nascentia Health has compiled a listing of websites you can visit for more information about medical concerns and diseases, understanding Alzheimer’s Disease, different types of homecare products, and hospital discharge planning ideas. Please visit the links below for more information.

Medical Information

General Medical and Disease Information

Center for Disease Control and Prevention
http://www.cdc.gov/

National Institute for Health
http://health.nih.gov/

Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease

http://www.nia.nih.gov/alzheimers/publication/caring-person-alzheimers-disease/understanding-ad

Links to authoritative, up-to-date information from agencies and organizations with expertise in Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders.

http://www.alz.org/

Understanding How Alzheimer’s Disease Changes People—Challenges and Coping Strategies

http://www.nia.nih.gov/alzheimers/publication/caring-person-ad/understanding-how-ad-changes-people-challenges-and-coping

Medicines to Treat Alzheimer’s Disease Symptoms and Behaviors

http://www.nia.nih.gov/alzheimers/publication/medical-side-ad/medicines-treat-ad-symptoms-and-behaviors

Nontraditional therapies for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease

http://www.caring.com/articles/alternative-therapies-for-alzheimers
http://www.everydayhealth.com/alzheimers/non-medical-alzheimers-therapy.aspx

Music Therapy

http://www.alzfdn.org/EducationandCare/musictherapy.html

Hospital Discharge Planning

Hospital Discharge Planning: A Guide for Families and Caregivers

http://caregiver.org/caregiver/jsp/content_node.jsp?nodeid=2312

Home Care Product Descriptions

http://www.rothhomehealth.com

Franciscan website

https://franciscan-services.com/