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Helpful links

Screen shot of Dementia Alliance International website

There are numerous web sites throughout the world that focus on Alzheimer's disease or other related dementias.

The following organizations, all established as leaders in the field, are available to provide additional resources to our users.

In addition, the following organizations can provide additional resources for those who are in need of social services.

Other useful links:

Websites pertaining to Alzheimer's disease and dementia

For persons with dementia and their partners in care.

Compiled by: David Knight, Janet Knight and Frances Morton

For persons with Alzheimer's disease or another dementia

Dementia Advocacy and Support Network International (DASNI): “A worldwide organization by and for those diagnosed with dementia, working together to improve our quality of life.” Includes a “Chat Line,” shared by people around the globe who are living with early stage dementia.

For young people

Children:

Living with dementia - staying connected - helping children (English)

Living with dementia - staying connected - helping children (French)

Teens:

Living with dementia - staying connected - helping teens (English)

Living with dementia - staying connected - helping teens (French)

For care partners

Elder Care OnlineElder Care Online provides links to information and feedback from supportive peers and professionals.

Empowering CaregiversEmpowering CaregiversTM includes articles, humour, inspirational comments, recommended reading, keeping a journal, and more for family, friends, and others who assist loved ones in need.

All encompassing

Alzheimer Society of CanadaInformation from the Alzheimer Society of Canada plus excellent “Forums” for persons with the disease, families, and caregivers. Also a fascinating collection of original written and art work in Creative Space.

Alzheimer's Society - UKBritain’s leading care and research charity for people with dementia, their families, and carers. The website features an online support and discussion forum called, Talking Point.

Healing WellA volunteer run site, with a wide range of sound source material, for patients, caregivers, and families coping with diseases, including Alzheimer’s.

Alzheimer's AssosiationSite of the National Alzheimer’s Society in the USA.

Facts, research, resources

National Institute on AgingUSA National Institute on Aging’s site. Facts and research findings.

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and StrokeUSA National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke houses information on many disorders including a very thorough information page on Alzheimer's disease.

USA National Library of MedicineUSA National Library of Medicine provides information on a variety of topics related to Alzheimer's disease.

Mayo ClinicLeading USA medical centre’s site, with sound information.

Recruiting participants for new project

We’re researching how businesses can engage people with dementia meaningfully and respectfully in the design, testing, and commercialization of apps intended for their use. For this research, we’re looking for people living with dementia to use, test, and provide feedback on a digital memory aid currently being developed. Follow the link for more information.