Alzheimer's Disease Resources
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"Many caregivers find their role difficult and yet rewarding. Each person's and family's situation is unique, but having good information can help you be ready for the challenges each stage may bring." Comprehensive information from the US government National Alzheimer's Plan on resources for caregivers and patients including community services, how to pay and plan, common challenges, coping strategies.
This national organization with nearly 200 local chapters is committed to finding a cure for Alzheimer’s disease and helping those affected by it. This organization’s website contains an online caregiver resource guide for family caregivers and friends with tips and practical information for providing care to someone with Alzheimer’s disease.
Massachusetts Chapter, Alzheimer's Association
Alzheimer’s Association of Eastern Massachusetts
Provides information on resources and support.
Alzheimer’s Disease Education and Referral Center (ADEAR)
This organization is part of the National Institute for Aging. It has numerous resources for caregivers including an information and referral line, a bibliographic database, multimedia resources, and an online caregiver resource guide. This caregiver guide provides practical tips and fact sheets on topics such as dealing with the diagnosis, communication, activities, exercise, sleep problems and wandering.
We provide access (links) to some external websites for your convenience. The EAP is not responsible for the availability, accuracy, or content of those outside resources or sites, nor does it endorse them. This site is not an attempt to provide any counseling or other type of intervention.
For more information or to discuss elder care concerns please contact Partners Employee Assistance Program at 1-866-724-4EAP.
In case of emergency, please call 911 or your local hospital emergency service.
This content was last modified on: 05/25/2012