These resources offer useful information and support for families caring for people with dementia.
- AARP – www.aarp.org – There’s information at this website about Caregiving Tools that may be especially helpful.
- Administration on Aging – www.aoa.gov – Look here for links to supportive and caregiver services, nutrition and health promotion programs, and elder justice and adult protective services.
- Alzheimer’s Association – www.alz.org – At this website find information about Alzheimer’s and other dementias, life with Alzheimer’s, and services in the We Can Help section.
- American Geriatrics Society – www.americangeriatrics.org – Click on Public Education to check out the information available at the Health in Aging Foundation.
- LeadingAge – www.leadingage.org – Of particular importance to families is information available under the headings Find Services and Find a State partner.
- National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization – http://www.nhpco.org – Under the Resources tab is an abundance of information helpful to families about hospice and palliative care, access and caregiving.
- National Institute on Aging – https://www.nia.nih.gov/alzheimers – At this website is a wealth of information about topics of interest to families. Doing a search for specific topics is helpful.
- National Institutes of Health – http://www.nih.gov/health-information – The Health Information section offers particulars on several topics. It’s also a good idea to search for specific information.
- Visiting Nurse Associations of America – www.vnaa.org – Under Learn and Connect, family members find valuable information about such topics as home health and hospice quality as well as the location of health care providers.
By State and or County: Search for “office on aging” or “department of aging” connected with a particular state or county name.