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These links offer informational content geared to further enhance educational resources available that we feel are important to caregivers and your loved ones:
MindCare Store, a sister-store to The Alzheimer's Store is proud to offer additional products that help those caring for individuals with dementia and other brain related conditions that include Huntington's, Parkinson's, and the spectrum of Minor Cognitive Impairments. With many cross-over products, MindCare helps those with other forms of traumatic, physical, genetic or degenerative conditions such as Stroke, Aphasia, Multiple Sclerosis, Down Syndrome, Anxiety Disorders, PTSD & Autism. Their hand-selected tools create a safer home environment while exercising the mind of the user. Whether you are a caregiver in a professional setting or you are caring for a loved-one at home, MindCare products help alleviate the frustration of everyday challenges due to memory loss, limited cognition and physical limitations of either the body or the mind.
CaringKind is New York City's leading expert on Alzheimer's and dementia caregiving. With over 30 years of experience, we work directly with our community partners to develop the information, tools and training to support individuals and families affected by dementia. We offer a 24-hour Helpline run by professional staff, individual and family counseling sessions with licensed social workers; a vast network of support groups; education seminars and training programs; early stage services and a wanderer's safety program. We believe in the power of caregiving and seek a world where everyone dealing with dementia has the support they need, when they need it.
Caregiving 101 is the result of several years of work to make sure that millions of family caregivers have access to needed information and resources. With the input of experts and companies from around the world, we have built a program designed to help you and your loved one improve your quality of life. We are focused on the non-medical side of caregiving. This site is a living forum that welcomes the expertise of businesses, agencies, and individuals who bring a skill to help us make caregivers lives better.
Caring.com is the leading online destination for those seeking information and support as they care for aging parents, spouses, and other loved ones.
Bright Focus Foundation seeks to eradicate age-related degenerative diseases by: advancing research seeking causes, prevention, treatment, and cures; promoting positive behaviors to combat these diseases; and facilitating the public's efforts to assist those who are affected.
A Place for Mom connects moms, dads, seniors and families like yours to the right elder care so you can have peace of mind and focus on your loved ones. From finding the right nursing home, dementia care or assisted living to researching Veterans benefits and how to pay for senior care, we'll be with you each step of the way.
SeniorAdvisor.com is the nation's largest senior living review site. Browse photos, ratings, and opinions of assisted living, dementia care, independent living, senior apartments, and more - all by people just like you.
The Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation is dedicated to attacking the scourge of Alzheimer's with a 3-pronged assault focused on the cause, care, and cure for Alzheimer's disease as well as supporting the public with educational programs.
The ‘NTG’ is a coalition of individuals and organizations working toward ensuring that the needs and interests of adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities who are affected by Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia – as well as their families and friends – are taken into account as part of the National Plan to Address Alzheimer’s Disease. Members are families, association and organization representatives, practitioners, academics, and others who contribute time and effort to its activities.
Leeza Gibbons created The Leeza Gibbons Memory Foundation in 2002 as a promise to her mother to “tell her story and make it count” after her diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease. Leeza’s Place, the signature program of The Leeza Gibbons Memory Foundation, opened its first doors the following year in 2003 as the manifestation of what Leeza “wished we had when we were going through this journey”.
Since 2000, The Bristal has helped families understand and embrace the advantages of Senior Assisted Living. Their privately owned senior care communities, and all they offer, are the finest you will encounter.
The National Institute on Aging funds Alzheimer’s Disease Centers (ADCs) at major medical institutions across the United States. Researchers at these Centers are working to translate research advances into improved diagnosis and care for people with Alzheimer’s disease while focusing on the program’s long-term goal—finding a way to cure and possibly prevent Alzheimer's.
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