ONLINE RESOURCES FOR PATIENTS AND ALZHEIEMER'S CAREGIVERS
Sites that you will find helpful in your role as an Alzheimer’s disease caregiver include...
“A place of comfort for those who are trying to cope with the Alzheimer's dementia of a spouse.” Offers caregivers virtual support groups on many relevant topics.
US Against Alzheimer’s is a national grassroots action and public advocacy group that works on behalf of those with Alzheimer’s disease and their caregivers. The site posts stories from caregivers as well as helpful information, blogs, news, and activist information.
This Caring Home provides tips and tools to enhance home safety for persons with Alzheimer’s disease and related memory disorders.
This WebMD site is a reliable source of information about all things related to Alzheimer’s disease. Sign up for their newsletters on the lower right of the page.
Use this link to sign up for Mayo Clinic’s free e-mail newsletter, “Alzheimer's Caregiving.”
Alz.org is the web site of the Alzheimer’s Association and contains extensive information on many topics for Alzheimer’s disease caregivers and professionals alike.
The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America is another repository of extensive information about the disease and resources for caregivers.
Alzheimer’s Daily News is a site that offers updated news about current research and studies, and links to other helpful resources. Subscribe to their daily updates by clicking the “Join E-Mail List” button on the upper right of the site’s home page.
Medical News Today offers breaking news on Alzheimer’s disease research and scientific findings (and other illnesses).
This is the website of the Alzheimer’s Disease Education and Referral Center of National Institute on Aging. It offers information on clinical trials and the scientific activities of the institute’s Alzheimer’s Disease Research Centers.
This is the website of New York University’s Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research Foundation. Sign up for their free newsletters by completing the form under the headline “Educate Yourself.”
This site offers free e-mail news alerts from Johns Hopkins Medicine to keep you up to date on the latest medical news about the most common medical conditions which prevent healthy aging. Sign up for “Memory” alerts (and other subjects) by entering your e-mail address and checking the boxes.
Sign up here for a monthly newsletter about current clinical-scientific research sponsored by the National Institute on Aging, published by The University of California at San Diego’s Alzheimer’s Disease Cooperative Study.
Al'z Forum is a forum for news and discussion about Alzheimer’s disease–related issues. Sign up for their weekly newsletter by clicking on “Newsletter” at the upper right of the home page.