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Other Dementias and Related Diseases Sites
Medical or Dementia Related Supply Sites
Caregiver Resources
Outside Resources
Videos
Alzheimer Message Boards and Chat Rooms 
Alzheimer's Association Greenfield Library
Podcasts for Alzheimer Caregivers

 

 

Other Dementias and Related Diseases Sites

National Parkinson Foundation
American Heart Association (Includes American Stroke Foundation)
Association for Frontemporal Dementias
Lewy Body Dementia Association Inc.
 

Medical or Dementia Related Supply Sites

Medi-Rents & Sales, Inc.
Roberts Home Medical, Inc.
Ameds.com
The Alzheimer's Store
 

Caregiver Resources

Family Caregiver Alliance
Montgomery County Coalition on End-of-Life Care (offers advanced directives in different languages)
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Inc.
National Association of Geriatric Care Managers
Taxes and Alzheimer’s Disease  
AARP Tax Aide Program  
Maryland Access Point 
Maryland Office of Health Care Quality (provides lists of nursing homes, assisted living facilities, adult day care, hospitals and more)
Maryland Center for Assisted Living: Find a Facility
National Family Caregivers Support Program
Voices for Quality Care (LTC), Inc. (nursing home deficiency lists)

Outside Resources

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
National Institutes of Health - Alzheimer's Education and Referral Center
National Institutes of Aging Newsletter “Connections”
Alzheimer's Association's Caregiver Stress Check

 

 

Videos

Videos for caregivers from Videocaregiving.com
This site features twelve 5-6 minute videos about many aspects of caregiving for someone with Alzheimer’s disease.

These excellent videos are short, simple, direct and easily accessed. They use real people in real situations, which provides a quick and easy way to gain insights and ideas for more effective and more relaxed caregiving.

Videos about Alzheimer’s disease
A Quick Look at Alzheimer’s - from
Four 2-minute videos (pocket films) will help increase your understanding of Alzheimer’s disease. They cover four basic topics and can be viewed online, downloaded, or purchased on DVD.

The Peter Rabins Alzheimer's Family Support Center
Videos about symptoms and several caregiving issues.

Alzheimer’s Association Message Boards and Chat Rooms

The Alzheimer’s Association message boards and chat rooms are your online communication forum. Share your thoughts and experiences, query your colleagues and make new friends. Please join our community.

Click here to join the discussion

 

Alzheimer’s Association Greenfield Library Services

Virtual Library - Best of the Best
Download lists of the best websites relating to:

  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Caregiving for families
  • Caregiving for professionals
  • Drugs
  • Language, diversity and Alzheimer's
  • Safety
  • School projects
  • Stages
  • Statistics

Podcasts for Alzheimer Caregivers

Developed by the Copper Ridge Institute of Sykesville, Maryland in partnership with the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, these eight podcasts provide valuable information on many aspects of caregiving.

Click here to download the podcasts (scroll half way down the page)

Podcasts include:
Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease - (23 min.) Meryl Comer
Social and cultural insight into the diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease (13 min.)
Caregiving from a daughter’s perspective ( 17 min.)
Caregiving from a son’s perspective (19 min.)
Caregiving and Psychogolical Issues (27 min.) 
Workplace Issues for Caregivers (30 min.)
Overview of Alzheimer's disease (30 min.)
Home and Institutional Care (52 min.)

 

The Alzheimer’s Association is not responsible for information or advice provided by others, including information on Web sites that link to Association sites and on third party sites to which the Association links. Please direct any questions to info.maryland@alz.org.

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