Welcome to my Favorite Links. These are a few of my favorite things.
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Find ideas and suggestions for activities and entertainment that reduce agitation, aid sleep, and often allow for reduction in medication.
Offers a wide range of products to help make life with dementia easier.
Visit this site for information about the Area Agency on Aging, Helpline, and other senior resources.
Community Resources and Services, Home Health Care, and Senior Housing listed all in one place for Baldwin, Escambia, and Mobile Counties.
This website is for seniors, caregivers, children of seniors, social workers, discharge planners, and anyone who serves the needs of seniors. The Internet directories are filled with valuable articles, lists of resources and links for a variety of senior services both local and national.
This site provides tips and tools to enhance home safety for persons with Alzheimer's and other types of dementia.
DASN International is an internet based support network established to:
- Promote respect and dignity for persons with dementia
- Provide a forum for the exchange of information,
- Encourage support mechanisms such as local groups, counseling groups and Internet linkages, and
- Advocate for services for people with dementia
- Assist people to connect with their local Alzheimer’s Association
Dementia Alliance International - Only people with dementia are allowed to be a member of this group. They offer peer to peer support and have a mission for a world where a person with dementia continues to be fully valued AND included.
Local connection for 24/7 protection.
Find Alabama Respite Providers and more about the Resource Network.
Caring for the Nation - One person at a time.
World's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support, and research.
http://www.communityresourcefinder.org - for resources in your area.
Lori La Bey's website and resource directory.
Find Teepa's resources, teachings, and calendar at this site.
Learn about the national Dementia Action Alliance here.
A place to document your care journey, keep medical records, and share with others in your circle.
Learn about the SPECAL method.
"Our goal is to create a global community of people who, like us, are learning to listen to people with dementia for what they have to teach us about our own humanity."
Great resource with extensive publications on Alzheimer's disease.
Keep Memory Alive is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that was created to increase awareness and raise funds for the research, management, and treatment of brain disorders.
Their in-depth training and collaborative programs inspire middle school students to investigate and discover people, science, language and the arts more fully as they connect with and help the aging population.
This website is intended to be a place where people living with dementia and those who are caring for them can share their stories. Others can come to the site to listen, read and watch what will be shared here – and, perhaps new understandings can unfold. Jane's hope is that this site can be a bridge to greater awareness and compassion.
Molly Middleton is on a mission—a mission to rewrite dementia. Despite what is often portrayed in the media, people with Alzheimer’s disease are not lost. They still possess the ability to experience joy, to think, to laugh, to create. It is with this belief in mind, that Molly founded Mind’s Eye Poetry.
Finding the Humanity and Love in Alzheimer's Care - For families facing the ethical, emotional and physical care issues of Alzheimer's Disease.
Therapeutic Day Program and Residential Facility located in Eight Mile, AL
Denise Brown has been offering help to caregivers for years now and has quite a collection of information to benefit from. Take the time to search out what interests you.
Caregiving Online Resource
Minnesotans working together on the impact of Alzheimer's.
If you have a disease of the brain or the eye, they are here to help.
Home Instead offers individualized approach to keep seniors safe and sound at home, rather than anywhere else.
Expanding the word of possibilities for aging.
A sweet video worth watching.
Brian LeBlanc blogs about life with early onset Alzheimer's Disease. His story.
Free exercise class for Breast Cancer Survivors. Sponsored by the American Cancer Society, Hearin-Chandler YMCA and area hospitals.