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Links to Other Sites on Alzheimer's

I've gotten a number of requests from other websites to put their link on my website.  It's basically a good idea, but I won't be able to evaluate them fully.  So the following are some of the links requested (and some others I know of) that I hope will be helpful; they are all, as far as I know, non-profits.  if you think they are inappropriate or not helpful, or if thelinks no longer workd, please contact me.

General Websites of Alzheimer's Organizations

Aging Care; Connecting people caring for elderly parents"

Alzheimer's Association: Most well-known of Alzheimer's organization.  Good source of support groups in your area.

Alzheimer' A source of caregiving tips and Alzheimer's news


of David's 4-min talk at a conference on care of Alzheimer's around the world. 

Blogs Written by People with Dementia "Vicki's Voice" Blog written by a person with Frontotemporal Dementia with some entries by another person who seems to be a caregiver.

Blogs Written By and For Care Givers A nurse who cared for her mother with Alzheimer's writes on a variety of topics caregiver who has a regular blog caregiver whose wife had a serious cancer mesothelioma.

Books A book of pictures with simple sentences, not for children but specifically for adult patients with dementia.  Written by a man whose mother has had Alzheimer's for twelve years.

Dementia Care Training (I have not evaluated these) Seems they have a training program!

A long list of pretty good suggestions for caring for people with AD. If doctors, nurses or other caregivers were interested, this might be a good sheet to give them. (Please let me know if there are problems with these suggestions.)  Interesting article about physicians dealing with patients experiencing dementia

Non-Profit Services

MemoryCare: a non-profit in Western North Carolina that provides specialized medical care for older adults with dementia and education and counseling for their caregivers.

For-Profit Services (I have not evaluated these)

Elmcroft Assisted Living facility


National Institutes of Health. that provides free expert insurance answers to consumers on topics such as Alzheimer's disease. (I have not evaluated this.)