Jaxpointe Memory Care Homes prides itself on being a helpful resource for families regarding memory loss care, whether their loved one lives with us or at home. In addition, we’ve outlined many helpful resources for families seeking credible information.
Alzheimer’s Association (https://www.alz.org)
The Alzheimer’s Association® – the largest private, not-for-profit supporter of Alzheimer’s disease research – provides information about the disease, as well as useful resources and supportive programs to help individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and their caregivers cope with and understand the disease. The Alzheimer’s Association® also offers information about research advances, publications and events.
National Institute on Aging Dementia (https://www.nia.nih.gov/health/topics/dementia)
Find information about vascular dementia, Lewy body dementia, frontotemporal disorders and mixed dementia, which is a combination of dementia and at least one other disorder.
Alzheimer’s Disease Education and Referral Center (https://www.nia.nih.gov/health/alzheimers)
Hosted by the National Institute on Aging, this organization provides information from a database that contains almost 8,500 materials about Alzheimer’s disease – from journal articles and brochures, to newsletters and reports. Information can be found about research, diagnosis and treatment options, as well as breaking news and publications.
Lewy Body Dementia Association (https://www.lbda.org)
The Lewy Body Dementia Association is dedicated to raising awareness of the Lewy body dementias (LBD), supporting people with LBD, their families and caregivers.
Parkinson Association of the Rockies (https://parkinsonrockies.org)
The Parkinson Association of the Rockies provides the vital care that counts. They work to enhance the quality of life for individuals with Parkinson’s disease through education, research, awareness and support for those with the disease, their families and the community.
Alzheimer’s Disease Research Forum (https://www.alzforum.org)
The Alzheimer’s Research Forum contains the latest scientific findings related to Alzheimer’s disease research. This website generates and maintains public research databases and creates discussion forums to encourage debate and help spread new ideas in an effort to contribute to global attempts to cure Alzheimer’s disease.
Family Caregiver Alliance (https://www.caregiver.org)
Founded in the late 1970s, Family Caregiver Alliance is a community-based nonprofit organization formed to address the needs of families and friends providing long-term care for loved ones at home.
FCA, as a public voice for caregivers, shines light on the challenges caregivers face daily and champions their cause through education, services, and advocacy.