Caregiver Resources

The Funeral Help Program
Started by the Alzheimer’s Research Foundation, this is a consumer’s site designed to educate families on how to avoid many of the rampant overcharges common to today’s funerals.

Ageless Design
Alzheimer resource center for caregivers offers news, books, research and a guide to proofing a home. Provides a question-and-answer forum.

Alzheimer’s – Caring From the Heart
Directory of alternative methods of care for Alzheimer’s patients covers natural remedies and tips for caregivers.

Alzheimer’s Disease – Caregivers Speak Out
Book about what caregivers want to know about the disease. Look over the table of contents, read the introduction, and get to know the author.

Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Center
Community and information resource site to medical news, articles, video webcasts, forums and chat, books, newsletters, and links to related resources.

Alzheimers MD
An educational site dedicated to keep you informed of Alzheimer’s disease issues.

Alzheimer’s Outreach’s Caregiver Directory
This site is all about providing for the caregiver; it defines the word ‘caregiver’ and lists documents that cover the stages and concerns of caregivers.

Alzheimer’s Solutions
Contains articles, research findings, news, treatment tips, and medical products for Alzheimer caregivers.

ALZwell Caregiver Page
Focuses on the caregivers of Alzheimer’s patients, and offers a chat room, a message board and tips. Features resources and support information.

American Family Physician – Caretaker Burnout
Article discusses the burden that Alzheimer’s disease can place on families and describes how physicians can help support caregivers.

American Health Assistance Foundation (AHAF)
A good section on Alzheimer’s including the “Alzheimer’s Alerts” which offer current articles, etc.

BJB Geriatric (Elder Care) Services
Offers support for caregivers of Alzheimer’s patients. Learn about Seattle-area services, educational programs, and other resources.

MedicAlert Foundation provides goods and services to help locate Alzheimer’s patients who wander off. Visit their site for alert bracelets, etc.

REACH
Resources for Enhancing Alzheimer’s Caregiver Health describes its study that focuses on developing new ways for families to manage.

Reflections of Memories Lost: Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease
A 30-minute documentary by the Scinexa Medical Education Group which aired on ABC Family Channel March 29th. Viewers can watch and/or order DVD copy of the program.

Razadyne – Janssen
Resource provides patients, families, caregivers, and healthcare professionals with information on Alzheimer’s disease, as well as the, Razadyne, the AD medication formerly known as Reminyl. (This site works best using Internet Explorer.)

The Doctor’s Guide to Alzheimer’s
The latest medical news and information for patients or friends/parents of patients diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease.

Timely Topics in Medicine-Dementia
TTMed-Dementia is a portal used by health care professionals, caregivers, and patients to stay abreast of medical advances in the dementia field.

Tips for Alzheimer’s Caregivers
Essay addresses caregivers, giving advice and tips for making treatment and care easier. Offers related links.

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