Some of Tam’s favorite websites related to dementia and Alzheimer’s disease:
Alzheimer’s Association — A global organization dedicated to Alzheimer’s care and support, and the largest private, nonprofit funder of Alzheimer’s research.
Alzheimer’s Disease International — Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI) is the umbrella organization of Alzheimer’s associations around the world.
Alzheimer’s Foundation of America — Wonderful source for caregivers and those who want to learn more about Alzheimer’s disease.
Alzheimer’s Society — A U.K.-based organization with lots of good information.
AlzOnline — A wonderful resource for families working with persons diagnosed with Frontaltemporal Dementia.
Area Agency on Aging — Every region has one, your federal government's go to resource in your community.
The Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration — A wonderful resource for families working with persons diagnosed with Frontaltemporal Dementia.
Caring.com — Practical tips for the at-home or professional caregiver.
Healthfinder.gov — Lots of info on a variety of health topics, including help locating medical professionals.
Huntingon’s Disease Society of America — Resources for those dealing with Huntington’s disease dementia.
Lewy Body Dementia Association — Great info for anyone who faces Lewy body dementia.
Mayo Clinic — We love this website for how it translates complicated doctor jargon into language that makes sense non-medical folks.
mm.learn.org — Online videos for caregivers.
National Institute on Aging — The U.S. Department of Health and Human services website that gives facts about health and aging as well as research activities.