A Caregiver’s Guide to Alzheimer’s
For More Information About Alzheimer’s Disease
Several organizations offer information for caregivers about AD. To learn more about support groups, services, research, and additional publications, you may wish to contact the following:
This service of the National Institute on Aging is funded by the Federal Government. It offers information and publications on diagnosis, treatment, patient care, caregiver needs, long-term care, education and training, and research related to AD. Staff answer telephone and written requests and make referrals to local and national resources. Publications and videos can be ordered through the ADEAR Center or via the web site.
This nonprofit association supports families and caregivers of patients with AD. Almost 300 chapters nationwide provide referrals to local resources and services, and sponsor support groups and educational programs. Online and print versions of publications are also available at the web site.
Children of Aging Parents
P.O. Box 167
Richboro, PA 18954
This nonprofit group provides information and materials for adult children caring for their older parents. Caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s disease also may find this information helpful.