Dementia Resources

Sites are listed alphabetically in the following categories:

General Information

Ageless Design

Ageless design is a web portal to dementia-related sites. It features on-line magazines and articles, an "ask the expert" link, Eldercare on-line chats and activities and home modification pages.

Alzheimer Research Forum

The Alzheimer Research Forum offers tailored pages of links for researchers, primary care physicians, and the general public.

Alzheimer's Society

The Alzheimer's Society is the UK's leading care and research charity for people with all forms of dementia.

Alzwell Caregiver Support

The Alzwell caregiver support site provides newsletters, links to support groups, a bookstore, and other related sites.

American Association for Retired Persons (AARP)

A site maintained by the American Association for Retired Persons (AARP) offering suggestions and recommendations for home modifications to maintain independence. Also links to AARP's main website.

Center for Universal Design

The Center for Universal Design is a national research, information, and technical assistance center that evaluates, develops and promotes, universal design in housing and related products.

Chronic Care Networks for Alzheimer's Disease

Chronic Care Networks for Alzheimer's Disease is a project designed to address dementia assessment and management in managed care environments. The project's newsletter and the assessment and care management tools are downloadable.

Dementia Research Group

This is the website of the Dementia Research Group funded by the UK government, charities and business. There are also links to European and other international research groups.

Electronic Dementia Guide for Excellence

The Electronic Dementia Guide for Excellence is an on-line resource developed with funding from the NYS Department of Health. Information is provided to support interventions and quality care for persons with dementia in out-of-home placements.

Free Medical Journals

Maintained by the AMDEO, it is planned that by 2003 that this site will make available all major medical journals on-line, free, and in full text.

National Academy on an Aging Society

The National Academy on Aging Society produces reports on aging policy issues. Many of their reports are available on-line.

National Alzheimer's Association

This is the main website for the National Alzheimer's Association Information is available for people with Alzheimer's and family care givers. Also, there are resources for physicians and health care professionals and for researchers. It is also possible to access information on local chapters of the Association and to obtain materials from the Green-Field Library and Resource Center: www.alz.org/aboutus/library/

National Institutes of Health

This is the main portal into the U.S. National Institute of Health. Information is available on:

New York Times on-line video-file

An on-line video-file developed by the New York Times on one agency's effort to create a memory supportive environment.

RESNA

The RESNA technical assistance project offers information on assistive technology and home modifications including on-line courses and bibliographies.

Family Caregiving

Administration on Aging

This is the main website for the U. S. Government’s Administration on Aging. Important links include

Some information is available in Spanish.

ElderCare Online

ElderCare Online is a beacon for people caring for aging loved ones. Whether you are caring for a spouse, parent, relative or neighbor, we are committed to providing an online community where supportive peers and professionals help you improve quality of life for yourself and your elder.

Family Caregiver Alliance

This Family Caregiver Alliance site offers on-line services, links to on-line support groups, a research and information clearinghouse, policy advocacy, and links to other important sites.

National Association of Area Agencies on Aging

An on-line elder care services locator operated by the Administration of Aging and the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging.

National Family Caregivers Association (NFCA)

National Family Caregivers Association (NFCA) is a membership organization for family caregivers and their advocates.

Novartis

This is a website operated by Novartis with basic information about Alzheimer's Disease, caregiving, and community resources. There is some advertising of products.

Center for Excellence in Agng Services