Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Care Resources

Helpful Links

Alzheimer’s New Jersey
Alzheimer’s New Jersey (formerly Alzheimer’s Association, Greater New Jersey Chapter) is dedicated to providing care and support for New Jersey individuals living with Alzheimer’s and their families. One hundred percent of the money they raise is used to help New Jersey residents.

Women Against Alzheimer’s
Women Against Alzheimer’s mission is to build a movement that commits our nation to a bold and aggressive plan for the prevention and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease.
Is a tool of the Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research Foundation to educate people about Alzheimer’s disease.

National Institute On Aging
National Institute On Aging’s information on Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia disorders.

Family Caregiver Resources

CaringKind (formerly known As Alzheimer’s Association, New York City Chapter) is New York City’s leading expert on Alzheimer’s and dementia caregiving.

The Cognitive and Research Center of New Jersey
Offers comprehensive medical care for Alzheimer’s Disease and other memory loss disorders and diseases.

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Recommended Reading and Video List

The 36-Hour Day: A Family Guide to Caring for Persons with Alzheimer’s disease, Other Dementias, and Memory Loss in Late Life – 5th edition – N.L. Mace and P.V. Rabins. – Classic guide to providing care for individuals with dementia.

Alzheimer’s Action Plan: The Experts’ Guide to the Best Diagnosis and Treatment for Memory Problems – P.M. Doraiswamy and L.P. Gwyther. – A comprehensive resource offering persons with memory problems and their families practical information on diagnosis, treatment and care planning; includes a  summary of the literature on prevention research.

Alzheimer’s Early Stages: First Steps for Family, Friends and Caregivers – D. Kuhn. – Discusses issues of concern to families of individuals in the early stages, such as medical aspects, long term planning and caregiver support.

The Alzheimer’s Healthcare Handbook – M. Mittelman and C. Epstein. – Provides information to guide caregivers in the healthcare environment to access the best care possible.

Moving a Relative with Memory Loss: A Family Caregiver’s Guide – L. White and B. Spencer. – Resource to assist families in thinking about various decisions related to moving a person with dementia.

Living Your Best With Early Stage Alzheimer’s: An Essential Guide – L. Snyder. –  A resource for individuals with early stage disease, addresses common concerns while providing a guide to managing daily life and planning for the future.

“What is Alzheimer’s Disease”? (Courtesy of AlzAction – YouTube)

Clinical Research and Drug Trial Programs

There are times when individuals may be interested in participating in clinical research trials. The National Institute of Health has helpful information available to consumers to Learn More About Clinical Trials.

The following are links to some additional resources that may be helpful. Please feel free to contact us if you have additional questions related to this information.

The Cognitive and Research Center of New Jersey

Global Medical Institutes

The NeuroCognitive Institute (NCI)

National Institute of Health

Alzheimer’s Association Trial Match Program