DEMENTIA ASSISTANCE & ACTIVITIES PROGRAMS
FEATURED DEMENTIA ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
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Dementia, Alzheimer's, and Memory Loss Assistance and Activities Programs
Dementia, Alzheimer's Caregivers Programs
Memory Recall and Mind Fitness Programs
Dementia Training and Dementia Advocacy Programs
Seniors with Alzheimer's and other dementia participate in a dementia assistance through a night activities program from 7pm-7am at the Hebrew Home at Riverdale in New York.
Dementia help through an emergency system that broadcasts regional or statewide alerts for missing people with Alzheimer's and other types of dementia. Across the USA. Watch Video
Adult Day Care
Adult Day Care that specializes in providing assistance and activities for people with mild to severe memory loss such as Alzheimer's and other types of dementia. In Sacramento, California.
Pet Therapy & Live in Pets Program
Dementia assistance through pet therapy for seniors offered at Silverado's Home Care, Assisted Living, or Hospice facilities. In Arizona, California, Illinois, Texas, Utah U.S.A. Watch Video
Awards grants to organizations to start model dementia assistance and activities programs - adult day programs for seniors with Alzheimer's or other dementia. In New York, NY, USA.
Helping Alzheimer's patients and others at risk for wandering by a transmitter that emits a tracking signal that allows a Project Lifesaver agency to find missing persons. Available through participating agencies across the U.S., Canada, and Australia. Watch Video
Providing dementia assistance through adventure activities, travel and short breaks for people living with Alzheimer's and other dementia. In the United Kingdom. Watch Video
An interactive museum gallery program at the New York Museum of Modern Art offering dementia assistance and activities for people with dementia and their family, care facility or dementia caregiver. Watch Video
Art activitiy programs by the New York Museum of Modern Art are presented on location to help those with Alzheimer's and other dementia at assisted-living facilities, nursing homes, adult care centers, senior residential living, and other community locations. Watch Video
Table Tennis Therapy
Ping Pong an activity that can provide dementia assistance and therapy for those Alzheimer's and other dementia. In Los Angeles, California. Watch Video
Dementia assistance to those with Alzheimer's disease, other dementia, and their dementia caregivers attend activities such as symphony concerts, engaging music therapy, and socialization. In Arizona. Watch Video
Dementia assistancethrough art therapy activities for those with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease/related dementia. In Phoenix, AZ.
Dementia assistance through art. Individuals with Alzheimer’s and other dementia express themselves through artwork therapy activities. Artwork is exhibited and used for Alzheimer's fundraising. Across the USA, and Internationally.
Those with memory loss, receive an outlet and assistance through the use of art therapy and activity of Mandala Art. In Lakewood, Ohio, USA. Watch Video
Pets 2 People
Individuals, organizations or corporate sponsors donate a stuffed animal known as a "memorable pet" to individuals with Alzheimer's and other types of dementia and provide a form of pet therapy to those in a dementia care facility or nursing home. Watch Video
People with mild or moderate Alzheimer's or a related disorder along with a family member or friend can experience an educator led museum tour.
San Diego, CA, USA.
A telephone hotline in the United Kingdomthat provides Alzheimer's and other dementia information, support, guidance and referrals. Watch Video
A six-hour caregiver training class that teaches Alzheimer's or other dementia caregivers how to effectively care for seniors with a memory disorder, dementia or Alzheimer's disease. In Arizona. Watch Video
90-minute class for Alzheimer's or other dementia caregivers to learn how to effectively care for seniors with a memory disorder, dementia or Alzheimer's disease. In Arizona. Watch Video
Class to help Alzheimer's or other dementia caregivers understand the importance of planning ahead legal, financial, and medical decisions for individuals with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias.In Arizona.
Support group for male caregivers caring for individuals with Alzheimer's or a related dementia.
In Phoenix, AZ, U.S.A.
Support For Caregivers Of Those With Dementia
Online support for Alzheimer's and other dementia caregivers and those who care for some with Parkinson's, Multiple Sclerosis or someone who has had a stroke.
An intergenerational weekend camp in the country for those with Alzheimer's and other dementias. Provides respite for Alzheimer's and other dementia caregivers and a healthy environment for those with Alzheimer's and other dementia.California, U.S.A.
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Alzheimer's and other dementia caregivers get assistance, training, tips and skills in free conference call workshops. California, U.S.A.
Training courses for professionals - both managment and staff who work with those with Alzheimer's and other dementia in the United Kingdom.
Training and education for those professionals working with people with Alzheimer's and dementia. In London, England.
Alzheimer's and other dementia caregivers who share their stories and in the process raise awareness and increase people's understanding of dementia in the UK.
A national helpline in the UK supported by experienced Admiral Nurses who offer practical advice and emotional support those with dementia and their caregivers.
Simulation training for Dementia caregivers so that they can better understand what it is like to have dementia and what those with Dementia go through on a daily basis. Across the USA.
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The UCLA Alzheimer's and Dementia Care Program helps those with Alzheimer's and other Dementias and their families with medical, behavioral and social aspects of the disease. UCLA.
Los Angeles, Caifornia, USA. Watch Video
A dementia care training DVD providing first hand experience as discussed by and demonstrated by nurses and caregivers (care workers) in care homes. The program also helps dementia care homes to reach a "butterfly status" which is based on a person-centered standard of care for their facility. United Kingdom.
A recorded memory recall interview session of an individual who has Alzheimer's, other dementia or memory loss which is then available to the family and archived into National Library of Congress. Across the U.S.A. Watch Video
A "memory-method approach" that involves elderly in Japan recalling memories and discussing memories among themselves.
An improvisational storytelling workshop for those with Alzheimer's and other dementia that shifts the pressure and emphasis away from memories and factual reminiscence, to opening and validating the imagination. Available Internationally. Watch Video
Those with Alzheimer's, dementia, or memory loss develope mind fitness by playing the drums in an ensemble. In Massachusetts, USA.
Group sessions to help sharpen and recall memory skills of older adults who are showing signs of memory loss or have been recently diagnosed with dementia. In Pennsylvania, USA.
Works with those with Alzheimer's and other dementia, dementia caregivers and families to provide free custom movies, digital frames, and photo albums that can be used to recall memory, or for keepsake. In Saint Paul, MN, USA.
Circle of Friends
Mental and physical fitness activity program for residents starting memory loss or mild cognitive impairment in senior independent and assisted living. Several states throughout the U.S.A.
Gives seniors in Florida memory loss prevention activities to handle the progression and challenges of potential dementia.
Memory exercises, mind fitness and physical movements to increase brain function and prevent possible memory loss. Across the United States and virtual on-line access internationally.
A multi sensory treatment room with colored lights moving on the walls, soft music playing, a pleasant scent in the air and interactive stimuli to assist those with Alzheimer's and other dementia. In New York. Watch Video
Four-Week memory training, mind fitness class for those having minor trouble remembering names, dates and other information but are otherwise in good mental and physical health. In Phoenix, AZ.
Assists those with mild memory loss and/or families to recall memory and create a custom compact disk CD for the person with memory loss to include favorite familiar music. In Phoenix, AZ.
A holistic approach to memory loss prevention and a healthy lifestyle for seniors in assisted living that combined mental fitness, physical exercise, nutrition, and spiritual and creative thinking. Several states throughout the U.S.A.
Those with Alzheimer's and other dementia can sit and experience memory recall in a room decorated in a 1950's style with old-fashioned furniture, photographs, phones, and a typewriter In England.
Music & Memory
Providing Ipods as a form of music therapy to elderly with memory loss, Alzheimer's disease, other forms of dementia either in their own homes or at nursing facilities. Across the U.S.A. Watch Video
Dementia activities available on a mobile bus to promote physical fitness and mental well-being for people living with dementia. So that dementia activities are accessible to those living with dementia no matter where they are located. United Kingdom.
A non-invasive, drug free dementia intervention, brain fitness program for those with Alzheimer's and other dementia that uses a mix of person-centered activities with individualized "pen and paper booklet" formatted cognitive exercises. USA, Canada,U.K. and Australia. Watch Video
"TOP 10 WARNING SIGNS OF ALZHEIMER'S" - LEARN TO SPOT THEM
According to the Alzheimer's Association, memory loss that disrupts daily living is not a normal part of aging.
Learn the top 10 warning signs of Alzheimer's
Companies educating at the workplace on the warning signs of Alzheimer's, promoting employee well-being and minimizing caregiver absenteeism. Across the U.S.A. Watch Video
A curriculum that teaches students in grades 6-12 how to communicate with individuals with Alzheimer's disease and other dementia. Across the U.S.A. Watch Video
Educating and training first responders in interacting with those with Alzheimer's and other dementia. Across the U.S.A.
Training program for first responders when approaching those with Alzheimer's and other dementia in an emergency situation. Across the U.S.A.
Training for managers and supervisors who oversee Alzheimer's & other dementia units. Across the U.S.A.
Alzheimer's prevention research: Finding ways to reduce the risk of developing Alzheimer's symptoms or to be able to prevent it as quickly as possible. In Phoenix, AZ.
Advocating for those with Alzheimer's and responding to Alzheimer's-related Medicare inquiries from local Alzheimer's Association chapters throughout the U.S.A.
Increasing awareness that half of the people with Alzheimer's and other dementia don't know they have Alzheimer's and other dementia due to the fact that they are undiagnosed. In Edinburgh, Scotland.
Outreach programs and supportive services to increase awareness of Alzheimer's disease or other forms of dementia in African-American, Black, Hispanic/Latino and Asian (Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese) communities. Across the U.S.A.
Information explaining Alzheimer's and how to cope in different languages. Across the United Kingdom. Watch Video
Information on dementia in different languages and cultures to increase awareness and reduce the stigma attached with dementia.
Annual tea fundraising events for individuals, nursing homes or corporations to organize so that they can raise money for Dementia UK Programs.
Community library resource for patients, caregivers, family members and others to ncrease awareness and training on Alzheimer's Disease and other dementia-related disorders. In Phoenix, AZ.
Information center library and online access library for those with interested in dementia care and research. London England, online access available.
Disease Center Training Programs
A top US hospital provides educational presentations, training workshops and conferences to healthcare professionals and family caregivers. In Chicago, IL, U.S.A. Watch Video
A 90 minute dementia training education and awareness session by the Mayo Clinic for the general community in Minnesota, USA.
A national, privately funded library for Alzheimer's and other dementia resources with chapters across the United States and virtual on-line access internationally.
Alzheimer's and other dementia training for professionals and organizations on a variety of topics for all staff groups at all levels. Training is delivered through a team of specialist dementia experts and trainers. Alzheimer's Society. Across England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
An award to recognize organizations and individuals who have worked to improve the quality of life of people with dementia. Awards available Internationally.
Designation of National Distinction in Alzheimer's care and related dementias for nursing care and other senior living facilities. To set a national standard of excellence in Alzheimer's and related dementias' care and to advocate for better dementia care in the United States.
Providing bus drivers in Britain with dementia sensitivity training so that they can better meet the needs of individuals with dementia who use public transportation. In certain areas of the United Kingdom.
Volunteers make life easier for people with Dementia by completing acts of kindness and helping with daily tasks. United Kingdom (UK)