We add regularly to our collection of practical resources for caregivers. But we know we can’t begin to answer all your questions.
Please contact us if you are looking for specific information related to Alzheimer’s care. We will do our best to answer your question or help find the best resource for you.
Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support, and research.
The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) funds research and provides support, services, and education to families and caregivers affected by Alzheimer’s disease nationwide.
- About Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia
- Contact a Social Worker
- Education and Resource Center
- Caregiver Support Groups
Being Patient is an editorially independent news and community platform that aims to create clarity around complex health issues and be a trusted, accurate source of information. The site provides Alzheimer’s news, advice, stories, and support.
- Talks (online talks with experts)
- Voices (series of essays from people directly impacted by Alzheimer’s)
CaringKind is New York City’s leading expert on Alzheimer’s and dementia caregiving.
The DAWN Method
The DAWN Method of Dementia Care offers resources for families, including books and online videos.
Family Caregiver Alliance
Family Caregiver Alliance has been working for more than 40 years to improve the quality of life for caregivers and the people who receive their care.
- Fact and Tip Sheets (Note: Many of the fact sheets have been translated into Spanish. Some have been translated into Chinese, Korean, Tagalog, and Vietnamese.)
- Downsizing a Home: A Checklist for Caregivers
- Emergency Preparedness Checklist for Caregivers
National Institute on Aging
National Institute on Aging (NIA) is the primary Federal agency supporting and conducting Alzheimer’s research.
- Helping Family and Friends Understand Alzheimer’s Disease
- Helping Kids Understand Alzheimer’s Disease
Positive Approach to Care
Teepa Snow is an occupational therapist with 40 years of clinical practical experience. In 2005, she founded Positive Approach to Care (PAC), a company that provides dementia care training around the world.
Other Helpful Links
We have some Books and DVDs Available to Dementia Caregivers for no charge or a small donation.
Find more links in our article on resources for using music in dementia care.
Medicare questions? The Medicare Plans Patient Resource Center helps people build their understanding of Medicare while navigating the complex system. The SingleCare blog includes an easy-to-read overview titled Senior’s Guide to Medicare.
The Parentgiving website sells top-quality products for aging in place and provides many helpful articles about Alzheimer’s & Dementia. The site also includes a valuable article providing information and resources related to Dependency & Addiction Among Seniors.
Here’s a quick overview of Senior Housing Options from Lori Williams Senior Services. Lori and her team help people navigate senior living options in the Dallas-Fort Worth area (where Songs & Smiles is based).