Alzheimer’s Caregiver Resources

Your 1+1 Team
February 17, 2024

Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease can be an emotionally and physically taxing journey. As a caregiver, finding the right resources and support systems is crucial to providing the best care possible while also taking care of yourself. Fortunately, there are numerous organizations and websites dedicated to assisting caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer’s.

Valuable Alzheimer’s Resources that Caregivers can access

National Institute on Aging (NIA)

  • Advance Care Planning: Gain insights into financial and healthcare planning, including advance directives, to ensure your loved one’s wishes are respected.
  • Alzheimer’s Caregiving: Learn effective strategies to manage changes in communication and behavior, provide daily care, and seek assistance when needed.
  • Alzheimer’s Disease Publications: Access an abundance of free publications covering Alzheimer’s disease, caregiving, and healthy aging, including resources available in Spanish.

Administration for Community Living (ACL)

  • Dementia Fact Sheet: Obtain valuable information on accurate diagnosis, caring for your family member, and enhancing dementia care.
  • Eldercare Locator: Utilize this service to connect with community-based services tailored to your needs.
  • Living Well With Dementia in the Community: Explore resources and support options through an easily accessible brochure.
  • Understand the basics of long-term care, insurance coverage, and important considerations.
  • Planning for Dementia: Learn about long-term care options, medical and legal documents, and specific caregiving challenges.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

  • Caregiving Information: Gain insights into caregiving in the United States, the impact of caregiving, and develop a comprehensive care plan.


  • Alzheimer’s Caregivers Health Topic: Access information on caregiver responsibilities, avenues for assistance, and links to specific care topics.

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)

  • NINDS Dementia Publications: Access free publications on dementia care, available in Spanish as well.

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)

  • Geriatrics and Extended Care: Learn about dementia care, available resources for caregivers of veterans, safety concerns, and FAQs.
  • VA Caregiver Support Programs: Find support lines, caregiver support coordinators, self-care activities, and tips and tools for caregivers of veterans, with resources available in Spanish.

These Alzheimer’s caregiver resources offer a wealth of information and support for caregivers navigating the complexities of Alzheimer’s care. Whether you need guidance on healthcare planning, assistance with daily caregiving tasks, or emotional support, these organizations are here to help. Remember, taking care of yourself is just as important as caring for your loved one, so don’t hesitate to reach out and utilize these valuable resources. Share them with friends and family members who may also be involved in caregiving duties to ensure everyone is well-supported on this challenging journey.

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