Resources

Whether you are dealing with Alzheimer’s Disease, Lewy Body Dementia, Parkinson’s, Frontotemporal Dementia, Vascular Dementia or any of the many other forms of dementia, there are people and organizations you can turn to for help and support in a journey you didn’t choose to undertake.

You are not alone.

Government Agencies
Alzheimers.gov
Federal government’ main portal for Alzheimer’s information.

https://www.nia.nih.gov/health/alzheimers
National Institutes of Health (NIH)/National Institute on Aging (NIA)
Extensive information and free publications.

https://medlineplus.gov/
MedlinePlus
Extensive library of diverse Alzheimer’s articles, papers.

aaa1b.org
Area Agency on Aging
Government-funded non-profit provides help with training, respite care, referrals, and other assistance.

https://longtermcare.acl.gov/
Long term care planning (Medicaid, Insurance etc.)

https://www.nia.nih.gov/health/legal-and-financial-planning-people-alzheimers
Legal and Financial Planning   

https://www.nia.nih.gov/health/driving-safety-and-alzheimers-disease
Driver safety   

 


Non-Governmental Organizations
alz.org
Alzheimer’s Association    
Offers:
- Information/publications
- Training
- 24/7 Volunteer helpline
- On-line Support/Message Boards  
- Monthly support groups throughout Washtenaw

  County and elsewhere
 
alzfdn.org
Alzheimer’s Foundation of America  
Offers:
- Information / Fact Sheets
- Training
- Helpline
- Monthly support groups

Aboutalz.org 
A series of short, informative videos about Alzheimer's, based on 2012 data.

alzinfo.org
Fisher Center For Alzheimer’s Research    
Library of Research articles
 
alzheimer.ca
Alzheimers Society of Canada  
 
theaftd.org
Association For Frontotemporal Degeneration   

lbda.org/
Lewy Body Dementia Association    

caregiveraction.org
Caregiver Action Network       

caregiver.org
Family Caregiver Alliance        

dfamerica.org
Dementia Friendly America   

dementiafriendsusa.org
Dementia Friends USA

daanow.org   
Dementia Action Alliance 

mmlearn.org

Morningstar Ministries 

(Free Online Videos for Caregivers) offers an extensive series of brief videos about various caregiving tools and tips, like simple activities to help keep your Loved One pleasantly occupied.

nursinghomeabuse.org

Nursing Home Abuse Justice

Founded to expose the widespread abuse and neglect that occurs in nursing homes and assisted living facilities.

usagainstalzheimers.org

US Against Alzheimer's 

Largely an advocacy type outfit, but they do offer a good deal of useful information and free online courses about various aspects of dementia and caregiving.

  

 

 

 


 

Presentations
Alzheimer's: A Disease, Not a Disgrace
May 1, 2019 and May 4, 2019

Envisioning a Dementia Friendly Community
July 17, 2019


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Our presentation, "Alzheimer’s: A Disease Not A Disgrace," was taped by Saline Community TV. 
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