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The Memory and Alzheimer's Treatment Center

One of the things that sets the Memory Center apart is the support we provide to both patients and families in the form of individual care but also with a newsletter to keep you informed, an advisory council,  podcasts, books and web links. We hope you find them useful.

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CURRENT ISSUE   Fall 2013 

See also: Fall 2012

Practical Dementia Care

36-Hour Day

NOW in PODCASTS read by Dr. Peter Rabins

The second edition of  Practical Dementia Care, a widely read and well-respected manual written by Center faculty members, teaches physicians, nurses, psychologists, and therapists caring for Alzheimer’s patients details of the Johns Hopkins model or dementia care.

The 36-Hour Day: A Family Guide to Persons Caring for Persons with Alzheimer’s Disease, first published in 1981, is the groundwork for Center’s commitment to public education.  Co-authored by Memory Center faculty member, Dr. Peter V. Rabins, the book was the first of its kind. Now in its fifth edition, the book remains a definitive resource for families.

Memory White PaperLearn more and order The Johns Hopkins Memory White PaperMemory Disorders BulletinLearn more and subscribe to The Johns Hopkins Memory Disorders Bulletin

Patient and Family Council

Join the Patient and Family Council to share your experiences and influence the Center's programs.> Learn more

PodcastsHelen and Arne Hovdesven

Center faculty  talk about topics of interest and family members share their experiences in these mini-broadcasts. > Listen or download audio podcasts.

Websites is an educational portal for families and professionals at the Copper Ridge Institute. Find videos and audio podcast by Memory Center faculty and others about the care of patients with Alzheimer's disease. Go to the website.

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