In addition to National Family Caregivers Month, November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month. We’ve compiled some resources to help you learn more about caring for a loved one with dementia or Alzheimer’s.
Online Learning Resources and Books
Teepa Snow is a world-renowned educator on demebtia care. Visit her website or follow her on Youtube
The DAWN Method® is the kind, strength-based, person-centered approach to dementia care that trains families and caregivers to capitalize on the skills dementia does not take away.
Dementia Careblazers was started by Natali Edmonds- a board certified geropsychologist. While working for a large hospital system, she became frustrated with how few patients she was able to help in a day and how difficult the system made it for family members to receive access to the care and information needed to help with on their caregiving journey. Dementia Careblazers is on a mission to create a place where caregivers can have 24/7 access to trustworthy information, training, and support from the comfort of their own home.
a community of authors sharing Alzheimer’s and dementia stories to light the way for others. AlzAuthors feature a new author or podcast guest each week and receive requests for inclusion from writers globally.
The latest advice and resources from AARP to help you and your loved ones navigate a diagnosis.
Alzheimer’s Association – Heart of America Chapter
The Alzheimer’s Association – Heart of America Chapter is the premier source of information and support for the 50,000 individuals and 200,000 family members and care partners living with dementia in our service area. Through their bi-state network of offices, the Heart of America Chapter offers a broad range of programs and services, including a 24-hour Helpline (800.272.3900), at no cost to families.
KU Alzheimers Disease Research Center
The KU Alzheimers Disease Research Center conducts research and provides education and training and support to individuals living with Alzheimer’s Disease and their family caregivers. They offer numerous opportunities to learn about Alzheimer’s, brain health, and resources to help.
Sandwiched KC is here to help as you navigate caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s or dementia. We can assist you in finding resources, support groups, and programs that can help. Please reach out for support or find out how we assist family caregivers in the KC metro.