Links to Resources for Alzheimer’s Caregivers

by | August 3, 2020 | Resources

We’ve gathered a list of organizations providing resources for Alzheimer’s caregivers, along with a few direct links to helpful articles we found on each organization’s website.

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

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

Alzheimer’s Foundation

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.

Being Patient

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

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.

National Institute on Aging

National Institute on Aging (NIA) is the primary Federal agency supporting and conducting Alzheimer’s research.

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.

Choose Energy, an online marketplace based in Texas, provides a checklist for Electricity Emergency Preparedness for seniors and caregivers.

Community Resource Finder is a joint project of the Alzheimer’s Association and AARP.

The Medicare Plans Patient Resource Center helps people build their understanding of Medicare while navigating the complex system.

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.

RetireGuide provides free information for older adults, including guides to Senior Benefits and Discounts and Medicare.

SeniorGuidance.org was created in 2016 to help people find accurate information about senior living. The site’s blog includes articles on a wide variety of relevant topics.

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).

 

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