I have listed below some of my favorite resources.
These are sites that have given me the information and support I needed to navigate the struggles of caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease. I hope that you too will find them useful.
Alzheimer’s Disease Fact Sheet
Alzheimer’s disease is an irreversible, progressive brain disorder that slowly destroys memory and thinking skills, and, eventually, the ability to carry out the simplest tasks
Caregiver Stress and Burnout
The demands of caregiving can be exhausting and overwhelming—especially if you feel that you’re in over your head or have little control over the situation. But there are steps you can take to rein in stress and regain a sense of balance, joy, and hope in your life.
Alzheimer’s Foundation of America
National Toll-Free Helpline:
Staffed by compassionate licensed social workers who are specifically trained in dementia care, AFA’s national toll-free helpline provides support, counsel, educational materials and referrals to local resources.
Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research.
Alzheimer’s LA Caregiving Tips
Ten-part series of three-to-five minute videos full of helpful tips for caregivers.
Stars from Broadway, Hollywood, regional productions and more live stream from their living rooms.
Dad Has Alzheimer’s Facebook Group
Come join the family! This is a private group where we can share our struggles and successes in taking care of a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease.