Resources to Help You and Your Loved Ones

Below is a list of information and resources to help those living with Alzheimer’s or some other form of dementia to learn more about the disease, caregiving, and where to find support in the community. Also, visit our programs and partnerships pages for other resources that are available.

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Dementia Guidebook


Dementia Guidebook by ERS

Dementia is complicated, but we can help make sense of it.



Dementia Guidebook for Professionals by ERS

For Professionals Who Work with Seniors



Mindful Monday Videos

Shannon Braun shares tips in these weekly videos for those living with Alzheimer's or dementia and their caregivers.

Linkage Blog


Blog Articles

View articles on the ERS Linkage Blog that are written to help those living with Alzheimer's or another form of dementia and their care partners.



65+ Fun Ways to Share Time with Somebody Who Lives with Dementia

Having a list of options takes a little stress off of the care partner. Rather than feeling pressured to come up with something to do, you are going down a list and choosing something you can try together.

Ten Tips for communicating with people living with dementia


Ten Tips for communicating with people living with dementia

It helps to focus on the positive when communicating with people who have Alzheimer's disease or dementia. That's what we did with our Ten Tips.



How can we destigmatize dementia?

Education is key in reducing the stigma of dementia. It also takes caring friends to keep in touch with people who have been diagnosed with the disease



How to communicate less stressfully with people living with dementia

We explain how to communicate less STRESSFULLY with people who are living with dementia or Alzheimer's disease. A look at why they do what they do.



Ways caregivers can use Improv and 3Rs with those living with dementia

Shannon Braun of ERS' Center for Memory Support & Inclusion and DD Farmer discuss ways caregivers of people living with dementia can use Improv and the 3Rs.



Tips for conversations with people who have dementia

Conversations with people living with dementia can be difficult. But Shannon Braun and DD Farmer offer suggestions making discussions more pleasant.



How to Make Your Home Alzheimer’s and Dementia Friendly

If you live with, or are frequently visited by, a loved one with Alzheimer's or age-related dementia, here's how you can make your home a safer, more friendly, and welcoming place for them.

Brain Health Tips

Tip Sheets

Brain Health Strategies

Incorporate the strategies below to encourage a brain-healthy lifestyle.

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Tip Sheets

Communication Strategies

When speaking with a loved one who has Alzheimer's disease or another form of dementia, it's very helpful to employ communication strategies that help us engage in more meaningful interactions. Check out these approaches today!


External Resources

24/7 Alzheimer’s Association Hotline

The Alzheimer’s Association 24/7 Helpline is available around the clock, 365 days a year. Through this free service, specialists and master’s-level clinicians offer confidential support and information to people living with dementia, caregivers, families, and the public.


External Resources

Council on Aging Caregiver Support Program

Council on Aging’s Caregiver Support Program provides one-on-one support for family or volunteer caregivers.


External Resources

Caregiver Assistance Network

Since 1996, Caregiver Assistance Network has been the resource for primary caregivers of aging parents to turn to for gaining valuable resource information in care of their loved ones.

Dementia Guidebook

Advice for Dementia Care Partners and Memory Care Support Options

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