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Alzheimers Disease and other Cognitive Disorders

Cognitive Disorders Web Resources

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computer screen Alzheimer's Association 

The Alzheimer's Association is a non-profit organization made up of chapters around the United States that provide services. These include a telephone helpline, support groups for both caregivers and those in the early stages of dementia, care consultations, caregiver trainings, providing identification bracelets, and referrals to local services.

Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral Center (ADEAR)

This site is part of the National Institute of Health's information system and this site is associated with the National Institute on Aging. It has numerous resources/information about Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia.

Alzheimer's Foundation of America

This is a non-profit organization that provides information on Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia. This organization is geared toward caregivers and has over 2000 member organizations across the United States that provide services such as consultation, education, identification bracelets, respite care, and support groups.

Dementia Society of America

This site provides resources, information, and other support regarding all types of dementia. However, the site administrators make sure to emphasize that they do not provide medical advice.

Family Caregiver Alliance

This is an organization that focuses on caregivers. A large collection of educational materials are available online, as well as discussion forums and information about conferences and trainings for caregivers.

Seniors Canada

This website provides links to Benefit Finders, caregiving resources, planning for aging, and Provincial and Territorial resources.

Australian My Aged Care

This website provides extensive resources including types of service available to seniors, eligibility and assessment information, caregiving resources, and more.

Lewy Body Dementia Association

An organization that specifically deals with issues associated with Lewy body dementia, their caregivers, and professionals who work with this population.

National Family Caregivers Association

This non-profit organization seeks to educate and support caregivers while advocating for their rights to adequate services and non-discriminatory accommodation by employers. The website includes a collection of online fact sheets and other educational materials, a newsletter, links to disease-specific information and agencies, and updates on public policy issues relevant to caregivers.


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