Helpful Resources

National Alzheimer’s Association   www.alz.org

A Place for Mom                        www.aplaceformom.com

Local Office for the Aging

  • Each state or county has its own OFA
  • Please check your state or county government for details

Department (Division) of Elderly Affairs

  • Each state or county has its own DEA
  • Please check your state or county government for details

 AARP’s  Caregiving Resource Center     www.aarp.org/home-family/caregiving/

 

Helpful Books: Recommended by the Alzheimer’s Association and National Institute on Aging

  • “The 36-Hour Day” by Nancy L. Mace, RN and Dr. Peter Rabins (My Favorite – Highly Recommend)
  • “Mayo Clinic Guide to Alzheimer’s Disease: The Essential Resource for Treatment, Coping and Caregiving” by Ronald Petersen
  • “The Alzheimer’s Action Plan: The Experts Guide to the Best Diagnosis and Treatment for Memory Problems” by P. Murali Doralswamy
  • “Alzheimer’s Early Stages: First Steps for Family, Friends and Caregivers” by Daniel Kuhn, MSW and Dr. David A. Bennett
  • “The Forgetting.  Alzheimer’s: Portrait of an Epidemic” by David Shenk
  • “Alzheimer’s Disease: Unraveling the Mystery” by NIH – National Institute of Health
  • “Understanding Difficult Behaviors: Some Practical Suggestions for Coping with Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Illnesses” by A. Robinson, B. Spencer and L. White

 

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