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Support and resources

Support and resources

There’s a wealth of information to help both you and your family understand and manage the disease.

Alzheimer’s Association

Alzheimer's Association national site – information on Alzheimer's disease and dementia symptoms, diagnosis, stages, treatment, care and support resources.

https://www.alz.org
Alzheimer’s and Related Dementias Education and Referral Center

The Federal Government's portal to information on Alzheimer's disease and related dementias care, research, and support.

https://www.alzheimers.gov
Alzheimer’s Foundation of America

Provides support, services and education to individuals, families and caregivers affected by Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, and fund research for better treatment and a cure.

https://www.alzfdn.org
Alzheimer’s Research Association

A nonprofit dedicated to developing and providing resources that enable substantially improved care for those afflicted by all forms of dementia.

https://www.ararf.org
Benefits Checkup from National Council on Aging

BenefitsCheckUp connects struggling seniors to programs that can help them afford food, utilities, medicine and more. Answer a few quick questions to start.

https://www.benefitscheckup.org
Bright Focus

A nonprofit dedicated to developing and providing resources that enable substantially improved care for those afflicted by all forms of dementia.

https://www.brightfocus.org/alzheimers
Dementia Friendly America

A national network of communities, organizations and individuals seeking to ensure that communities across the U.S. are equipped to support people living with dementia and their caregivers.

https://www.dfamerica.org
Family Caregiver Alliance

An online service for quality information, support, and resources for family caregivers of adults with chronic physical or cognitive conditions such as Alzheimer’s, stroke, Parkinson’s, and other illnesses.

https://www.caregiver.org
Meals on Wheels

Operates in virtually every community in America to address senior hunger and isolation.

https://www.mealsonwheelsamerica.org
Medicare

The official U.S. government site for Medicare

https://www.medicare.gov
National Center for Assisted Living

Dedicated to serving the needs of the assisted living community through national advocacy, education, networking, professional development, and quality initiatives.

https://www.ahcancal.org/ncal/Pages/index.aspx
National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization

Enhancing and expanding access to care that addresses holistic health and the well-being of communities.

https://www.nhpco.org
National Institute of Aging

Leading a broad scientific effort to understand the nature of aging and to extend the healthy, active years of life and is the Federal agency supporting and conducting Alzheimer's disease research.

https://www.nia.nih.gov/health/alzheimers
Social Security

Official website of the U.S. Social Security Administration.

https://www.ssa.gov
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