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A centralized platform to support caregivers and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities who may be at risk of, or are living with, Alzheimer’s disease or related dementia.​

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Research and News

People with Down Syndrome Are Living Longer, but the Health System Still Treats Many as Kids

The Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) Health News is a national newsroom that provides information on health issues to the nation. In a recent article on Down Syndrome and Aging, they explore the health inequities in this population, how to address it and advocate for better care.

Research and News

Over-Medication and Older Adults with Intellectual Disability: Risks for Brain Health

Overmedicating can have negative effects on physical and brain health, as well as potentially increase the risk for mild cognitive impairment or dementia. The National Task Group (NTG) and the Health Matters Program as part of an advisory series on risk reduction in adults with intellectual disability and promoting healthy brain outcomes. The advisory recognizes that in some instances The intent of the advisory is that the information provided will lead to constructive scrutiny of medication use, avoid “medication harm”, and result in positive health outcomes.

Research and News

NTG Issues an Advisory on Long-COVID and its Cognitive effects on Adults with I/DD

The Advisory contains the NTG’s position on this condition and addresses the background and definition of the cognitive aspects of Long-COVID, its symptoms and effects, what to look for with respect to symptoms, and what agencies and others can do to help adults affected by Long-COVID.

Los Angeles Resource

LA County Resource Guide

A guide for adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and their caregivers.
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