A coordinated delivery system that responds to the needs, values, and preferences of individuals that are caregivers for a loved one with any form of dementia.
Educational resource that provides information about being a caregiver for someone with dementia. They also provide resources to hear from others in your community through live chat webinars.
Non-profit organization that provides resources, peer support, and education to all family caregivers. Their goals are to reduce caregiver stress, assist in advancing caregiver support, create capable caregivers, and to be resourceful.
Created by Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter, this institutes mission is to promote the health, strength, and resilience of an individual throughout their journey as a caregiver.
Project Lifesaver is a free service provided through the Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department. This program is a rapid response program that allows the police to locate individuals that are at a high risk for wandering away from their caregiver or becoming lost through the use of a bracelet.
Registry designed by the NC Secretary of State which allows you to file your advance health care directives for easier access when needed.
Hire in-home care and find senior living options that work best for you in your desired area.
The Alzheimer's Association provides care and support to all those effected by Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia throughout the world. They provide support groups, educational sessions, a 24/7 Helpline (1.800.272.3900), and online educational resources.
The Parkinson Association of the Carolinas provides resources and expert advice in order to support, educate, and empower those affected by Parkinson's. Their goal is to support those throughout the Carolina's so that they are able to remain independent and active until there is a cure.
The NIA is the leading research institute for aging and the health of older adults. Their goal is to understand the nature of aging in order to prolong a healthy, active lifestyle.
Supports caregivers through services such as assessment, care planning, direct care skills, wellness programs, respite services, and legal/financial consultation vouchers.
The Alzheimer's Foundation of America provides a 24/7 helpline that can be reached through phone (866.232.8484) or by text message (646.586.5283) and is available in 90 different languages. The AFA also provides educational materials, dementia care training for medical professionals, and a free quarterly magazine for caregivers.
The Women's Alzheimer's Movement is designed to determine why Alzheimer's is more common for women and to provide women and their families with information and tools to help prevent the disease.
A nonprofit organization that provides information and support to individuals with Lewy Body Dementia as well as their families and caregivers.
A database that allows you access to 412,259 private and public research studies throughout the United States and 220 other countries.
The American Parkinson Disease Association provides access to referral centers that respond to particular needs of those affected by Parkinson's and their caregivers.
Provides resources to learn more about dementia, financial assistance, and connect with caregivers.
Learn about what to expect in each stage of dementia and the steps you can take to make the journey easier.
Through a community based system of services, benefits, protections, and opportunities, the NC DHHS works to promote independence and enhance dignity of older adults, individuals with disabilities, and their families.
Provide services and resources to older adults of Union County that help them to live independently.
Adult and Aging services provides resources and support to those in Cabarrus County that are over the age of 60 or disabled.
Provides financial, food, medical, transportation, support, and adult abuse information for adults in the Mecklenburg County area.
MedicAlert provides you with a medical ID, 24/7 emergency response service, online emergency health record, and emergency contact notification.
Comfort and safety products available for purchase that are specifically designed for dementia, stroke and other memory related conditions.
The 36 Hour Day
By Nancy Mace
The 36 Hour Day address challenges of families and caregivers when caring for someone with Alzheimer's and how to cope with their needs and emotions.
The Caregiver's Tao Te Ching: Compassionate Caring for Your Loved Ones and Yourself
By Nancy Martin and William Martin
Through wisdom of Tao Te Ching and Mr and Mrs. Martin's professional knowledge, this book provides knowledge to make the path of being a caregiver easier. Caregivers can often feel overwhelmed and alone. This book will help relieve those feelings and provide guidance in a difficult time.
Creating Moments of Joy Along the Alzheimer's Journey: A Guide for Families and Caregivers
By Jolene Brackey
Jolene Brackey shares her vision to look beyond the difficult parts of Alzheimer's and create and remember the joyous moments.
Complete Guide to Alzheimer's Proofing Your Home
By Mark Warner, Ellen Warner
Mark and Ellen Warner's book is split into two sections. The first section discusses how to make the inside and outside of your home safe and secure for someone with Alzheimers. The section section discusses issues that can arise with Alzheimer's and how to deal with those issues.
Learning to Speak Alzheimer's
By Joanne Koenig Coste
Learning to Speak Alzheimer's provides practical tips to improve the well-being of both the patient and the caregiver by enhancing communication.
The Dementia Field Guide
By Cloud Q Conrad
Self-paced manual that provides knowledge, skill, and emotional support for caregivers as they navigate through their journey as a caregiver. Includes text, diagrams, worksheets, and self-assessments.