Resources for Patients and Caregivers
For more information on Alzheimer’s Disease and community resources and services for patients and caregivers, check these websites:
The Alzheimer’s Association is a voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research. The organization provides a 24/7 Helpline offering information and advice to callers, hosts face-to-face support groups and educational sessions and provides an online message boards to connect with others and assist with finding available clinical studies. Learn more.
Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA)
The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) provides educational, social, emotional and practical needs of individuals with Alzheimer’s Disease and related illnesses and their caregivers and families. The Foundation provides a toll-free helpline, educational materials, conferences and workshops for caregivers and/or professionals. Learn more.
CaringKind, formerly known as the New York City Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association, supports individuals and families affected by dementia. There is a Helpline; individual and family counseling sessions with licensed social workers; support groups, education seminars and training programs; early stage services and a wanderer’s safety program. it. Learn more.
National Institute on Aging Alzheimer’s Fact Sheet
The National Institute on Aging Alzheimer’s Disease Fact Sheet offers details on the causes, signs, symptoms and treatment of Alzheimer’s. Learn more
The Family Caregiver Alliance
The Family Caregiver Alliance (FCA) is a community-based, non-profit organization that addresses the needs of family and friends who provide long-term care for loved ones at home. The group offers online support and informationand resources to help locate local support services by State. Learn more.
BrightFocus Foundation: Information about Research about Alzheimer's Disease
BrightFocus supports research to end Alzheimer’s Disease. It provides facts and data, clinical trial information and disease toolkits that include healthy living, understanding, managing and living with Alzheimer’s and caring for someone with Alzheimers. Learn more.
New York State Department of Health
The NY State Department of Health provides provides educational information on Alzheimer’s. Learn more.