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This course, developed by ACPM, is designed to improve healthcare providers’ awareness and ability to take action to utilize blood pressure control in middle-aged adults to reduce risk of cognitive impairment in later life.
Editorial from JAMA on the impact of blood pressure control on preventing cognitive decline
Research report from the National Academies of Science, Engeneering, Medicine
Research report from the National Academies of Science, Engineering, Medicine
From the National Vital Stastics Report - Vol. 68 Num. 2
From the Lancet
National Institutes of Health curated research portfolio
Emerging evidence that the prevalence of dementia is declining in high-income countries offers hope that public health interventions will be effective in preventing or delaying cognitive impairments.
From Alzheimer's and Dementia vol. 11 issue 6.
Centers for Disease Control report on aging and related conditions, including cognitive decline
From the NIH - National Institute on Aging blog
From Stroke vol. 42 issue 9.
Brain health risk reduction guidlines developed by the World Health Organization
Modular tookit for PCPs, health plans and health care systems looking to implement early diagnosis and preventive programs
Toolkit provided by the Alzheimer's Association
Resources to help educate, motivate and monitor patients.
Public health roadmap developed by the Alzheimer's Association
CDC-led brain health initiative
Assocation of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) campaign on the interaction of heart and brain health
Risk reduction strategic plan developed by the South Carolina Department of Health
Provider resources for delirium management
Patients, caregivers and healthcare professionals share their personal experiences with Alzheimer's disease
General information for patients and caregivers from the National Institute on Aging
Information for patients and caregivers on brain health
Overview of National Insitute on Aging brain health resources
News and updates on brain health from AARP
Resources for patients and caregivers from the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials
Centers for Disease Control curated patient resources on high blood pressure
Resources and education for stoke prevention and treatment
Interactive experience helping you understand your risk for Alzheimer's and dementia
Learn about the causes and effects of high blood pressure on your brain and heart
Understand the connection between your brain and your heart, and how common risk factors effect both
Information for patients on traumatic brain injury
Learn about the complex ways your brain impacts your health, and how you can keep it healthy