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This section includes educational materials about issues related to dementia care in diverse communities and challenges to organizations that would like to expand their services to diverse audiences.


This section includes resources for developing outreach programs for cultural and ethnic minority communities and sample documents for assessing the cultural competence of an agency that is developing outreach efforts in diverse communities.



The bibliography is a reviewed collection of articles, books, and other resources about Alzheimer’s disease and issues relevant to dementia treatment and care among individuals in ethnic and cultural minority groups. We recommend that you contact your local Alzheimer’s Association chapter or local library for availability of items on the list. Items held in the Alzheimer’s Association Green-Field Library in Chicago are noted and may be checked out with an interlibrary loan from your local public or academic library.

The University of North Carolina Institute on Aging created a Web bibliography on Alzheimer's disease and dementia in diverse populations. This online resource offers a comprehensive snapshot of the social and behavioral research related to Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia.

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