Perhaps one of the greatest costs of Alzheimer’s disease is the physical and emotional toll on family, caregivers and friends. Caregivers and family members face many challenges, both in adjusting to new roles and coping with the profound changes in a loved one. If you’re facing this role, knowing what to expect can help you cope better. In turn, you’ll be able to do the most good for your loved one. In this section, you can find resources, tips, and advice as well as community support to help you through this challenging time.
The Resource Locator lets you search for providers by category name and miles from a zip code for a list of more than 30 types of healthcare providers and services.
Get captivating, enlightening and entertaining articles about healthy aging vs. unhealthy aging. With advice for dealing with everyday challenges and what to expect, features on the latest in disease research, where to go for help, as well as caregiving tips and strategies for healthy living.
Visit our Alzheimer’s forum and message board where you can post questions, topics, express your opinion and share information. This Alzheimer’s social network provides an entertaining and safe environment for families, friends and medical professions to stay connected with those in the Alzheimer’s community.
Get first hand insight from seasoned caregivers and those affected by Alzheimer’s and dementia. Connect with these writers as they provide encouragement, companionship, advice, and a much needed voice to those coping with Alzheimer’s disease.