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Educational materials

This section includes Korean-language educational information about Alzheimer’s disease and dementia care.

Outreach materials

This section is designed primarily for professionals who work with Korean Americans who are affected by Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. The content includes recommendations for culturally sensitive care, demographic information and overviews of help-seeking behaviors and caregiving practices often evident in Asian American families.

Assessment tools

This section includes common dementia-related clinical assessment tools that have been adapted for use with Korean speakers.

Glossary of terms

The following glossary in Korean defines frequently used terms related to Alzheimer’s disease and dementia-related care and treatment.

Korean glossary  (2 pages)


The bibliography is a reviewed collection of articles, books, and other resources about Alzheimer’s disease and issues relevant to the Korean American community. 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.

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