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Clinical Resources

Clinical Resources

Clinical resources to help your practice and professional development.

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Physician pocketcard app and online portal

Pocket App

The free Alzheimer's Association Alzheimer's Disease Pocketcard app puts reliable information and assessment tools at your fingertips. Physicians can find clinical information on the diagnosis and management of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, utilize interactive tools, and much more. See a demonstration video or download the app here.

The online portal is also available. Visit

Instructional videos

This three-part video series demonstrates a brief cognitive assessment and disclosure of an Alzheimer's disease diagnosis using an actual primary care physician and patient with Alzheimer's disease.

Part 1 - Assessing Cognition Full screen

Alternative content

Part 2 - Disclosing a Diagnosis Full screen

Part 3 - Peer-to-Peer Discussion Full screen

Produced by the American College of Physicians Foundation and the Alzheimer's Association

Cognitive assessment tools

The Alzheimer's Association has recommended assessment tools to help clinicians detect cognitive impairment during the Medicare Annual Wellness Visit.

Clinical guidelines

Medical conferences and CMEs

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Professional society

Alzheimer's Association International Society to Advance Alzheimer's Research and Treatment (ISTAART). ISTAART is a professional society for physicians, scientists and other professionals involved in the causes and treatments of Alzheimer's disease and related disorders. When you become a member, you're connected with other dementia care professionals in a dynamic forum that spans the globe.


Tap into the nation's largest library devoted to Alzheimer's and dementia

Search the online catalog of the Alzheimer's Association Green-Field Library and borrow materials. Find research studies, full text articles, reports and analyses.


Alzheimer's Association

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Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.