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Community Resource Finder

Find lists of Alzheimer’s resources and community programs and services. Community Resource Finder is an online search engine offered by the Alzheimer’s Association ® that helps people with dementia and their caregivers to locate community programs, services and resources.

The Alzheimer’s Association does not endorse any of the providers listed.  The information contained in the Community Resource Finder is thought to be reliable but is not guaranteed to be accurate. It is compiled from provider descriptions of their own services as well as other public data sources and is subject to change without further notice.

Resources accessible through Community Resource Finder include:

  • Alzheimer's Association Programs and Events

  • Support groups
  • Education Programs
  • Programs for individuals with early stage memory loss
  • Special Events
  • Housing Options

    • Assisted Living Communities
    • Continuing Care Retirement Communities
    • Independent Living Communities
    • Skilled Nursing Facilities

  • Care at Home

    • Adult Day Care Programs
    • Elder Law Attorneys
    • Geriatric Care Managers
    • Home Care
    • Home Health Care
    • Hospice
    • Transportation

  • Medical Services

    • Dementia Diagnostic Centers
    • Geriatricians
    • Geriatric Psychiatrists
    • Home Care
    • Home Health Care
    • Hospice
    • Hospitals
    • Neurologists

  • Community Services

    • Adult Day Care Programs
    • Area Agencies on Aging
    • Aging and Disability Resource Centers
    • Elder Law Attorneys
    • Geriatric Care Managers
    • Relocation Managers
    • Referral Sources
    • Transportation

For additional information to determine the best care option for your situation, call the 24/7 Helpline at 800.272.3900.

Care Providers

Click HERE to view our service agency welcome letter with instructions for adding your agency and frequently asked questions.

Care Providers:  Request to be added to the Community Resource Finder or update your profile HERE. Provider checklist is available HERE.


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Information Sheets

• Activities
• Adult Day Centers – Tips and Suggestions
• Autopsy, Brain and Body donation/Low-cost funeral and burial options
Brain Fitness
Caregiver Support Programs

• Choosing and In-home Agency – What to Look For
• Communication
• Counseling for Individuals with Early Stage Dementia
• Depression and Dementia
• Diagnosis Packets
 -For Caregivers
 -For Persons with Dementia
• Driving and Dementia - Illinois
• Driving and Dementia - Missouri
• End of Life Issues
• Geriatric Care Management
Grief and Loss – Suggestions and Tips
Guardianship and Power of Attorney
Guilt and Grief When Moving Your Loved One to a Care Facility
• Hiring In-Home Assistance
• Holding a Family Meeting
• Holiday Hints
• Hospice Care Information
• In-Home Companion-Privately Hired (Non Agency) Tips
• Legal Questions for Elder Care Issues
• Levels of Care
• Long Term Care Insurance - Questions & Answers
• Medicaid - Illinois
• Medicaid - Missouri
• Moving a Person with Dementia into a Caregiver's Home
• Medicare in IL and MO
• Palliative Care
• Personal Care Agreement (How to compensate a family member for providing care)
• Person Centered Care 
• Research Projects - Should I Participate • Respite Needs Info 
• Rummaging, Hiding and Hoarding Behaviors
• Safety in the Home (packet)
• Safety Plan for Caregivers
• Sharing Bad News
Sundowning - Caregiver Tips
• Support for Caregivers of People with a Dementia Diagnosis
• Taxes for Hiring In-Home Workers
• Veterans Benefits - Illinois • Veterans Benefits - Missouri 
• Visiting the Doctor
Visiting Loved Ones with Dementia
• Visiting the Neurologist
• Visiting the Psychiatrist
• When to Intervene (Red flags)

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National Publications


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Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.