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One of the most comprehensive sites. They offer free e-learning courses for caregivers.
The site also includes articles on:
-Is it Alzheimer’s?: Warning signs and why get checked.
-Alzheimer’s Basics: What it is, tour of the brain, stages.
-Early onset Alzheimer’s
-Care information by Stages: Behaviors and Activities
-Ways to cover costs
-Understanding Legal Matters
-Legal Documents Needed
-Safety: Including dementia and driving, safety, home safety, and wandering.
-Safety services: MedicAlert and Safe Return
-Free e-learning courses for caregivers
-Community resource locater–to locate assistance in your area
This site is the nation’s oldest and foremost library and resource center devoted to increasing knowledge about Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. You can search their online catalog and borrow materials through your own local library through an inter-library loan. They also offer online abstracts concerning many topics that can be downloaded free as PDF files.
Go to this page to download the CareZone app of the Alzheimer’s association to your phone or tablet.
(559) 224-9154 or toll free (800) 541-8614
For nursing home referrals and elder law attorneys.
This site is sponsored by the National Institute On Aging and offers free downloads of helpful articles including:
-Caring For A Person With Alzheimer’s
-Alzheimer’s Disease Medications Fact Sheet
-Alzheimer’s Disease Fact Sheet
-Legal and Financial Planning For People with Alzheimer’s Disease
-Understanding Memory Loss
Alzheimer’s Foundation of America website with articles on:
-Driving and Dementia
-Ends stages of dementia
-Getting help with caregiving
-Getting the most out of a family meeting
-Mild cognitive impairment
-Tips for traveling
-What is Alzheimer’s Disease?
-Understanding the differences between palliative and hospice care
Not specifically geared to dementia, but helpful care-giving tips under the menu item: “Caregiver Education”.