Provides definitions for Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia, outlines the symptoms and warning signs, explains diagnosis, prognosis, and available treatments.
Alzheimer's Foundation of America
These films address your fears about memory loss and dementia and provide practical advice about brain health. Each film answers a key question related to brain health and dementia that will increase your understanding of how memory works, allay your fears, or inspire you to consider your brain health and take actions that will improve the quality of your life.
Care Partner Support
Children of Aging Parents
Contains a list of support groups across the nation, as well as a caregiver guide, and literature for children of aging parents. Not specific to Alzheimer's, but still contains useful information for caregivers of parents with Alzheimer's.
Put together by the ADEAR center (Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral), this site focuses on everyday caregiving tasks.
Packed with tips, interviews, and research article updates.
Service, Care, & Housing Locators
A Place for Mom
Helps seniors and their families find senior housing and senior care based on their unique needs and budget. A Place for Mom is paid by the participating communities and providers in their national network, so their services are at no charge to families.
A public service of the U.S. Administration on Aging connecting you to services for older adults and their families. They can also be reached at 1-800-677-1116.
Written by a group of medical professionals, AboutAssistedLiving.org is meant to serve as a resource for anyone looking for information on placing themselves or a loved-one into an assisted living or elder care facility.
The Mayo Clinic – Alzheimer's Disease Research Center
The purpose of the center is to provide care for dementia patients and promote research and education on Alzheimer's Disease and related dementias.
The University of Washington - Alzheimer Disease Research Center
Purpose is to investigate the basic mechanisms causing the development of Alzheimer's disease and related disorders. The ultimate goal of basic and clinical studies is to improve patient care and functioning, as well as to improve the quality of life for both patients and caregivers.