Resources

Alzheimer’s Association
http://www.alz.org/care/overview.asp

Alzheimer’s Disease Education and Referral Center
https://www.nia.nih.gov/alzheimers/

Family Caregiver Alliance
National Center on Caregiving
https://www.caregiver.org/about-fca

HelpGuide.org
Non-profit guide to mental health and wellbeing
http://www.helpguide.org/articles/caregiving/support-for-alzheimers-and-dementia-caregivers.htm

Mayo Clinic Alzheimer’s E-Newsletters
https://newslettersignup.mayoclinic.com/?fn=203

National Institute of Health Senior Health Resource
http://nihseniorhealth.gov/alzheimerscare/caregiversupport/01.html

Tuck Sleep                                                                                                         https://www.tuck.com/dementia/                                                                                                    This is a community devoted to improving sleep hygiene, health and wellness through the creation and dissemination of comprehensive, unbiased, free web-based resources. Tuck has been featured on NBC News, Well+Good,, and Smithsonian Magazine and is referenced by many colleges/universities and sleep organizations across the web.

Bibliography of Alzheimer’s References

A Part of Daily Life: Alzheimer’s Caregivers Simplify Activities and the Home. Anne Morris and Gail Hunt. (1994). Published by the American Occupational Therapy (AOTA) Press. ISBN: 1-56900-009-3.

Alzheimer’s Early Stages: First Steps in Caring and Treatment. A Guide for Family Members and Friends. Daniel Kuhn, MSW. (1999). Hunter House Publishers. ISBN: 0-89793-262-5.

At Home with Allen Cognitive Levels: A Quick Reference. (2004, 2nd ed). Mary Platt, OTR/L 503-329-4102

Compensating for Memory Deficits: Using a Systematic Approach, Susan K. Kime, OTR/L (2006). Published by the American Occupational Therapy (AOTA) Press. ISBN: 1-56900-219-3.

Empowering Caregivers: Relevant Lifestyle Profiles (2nd ed).  Delaune Pollard, (2007). Available through Select One Rehab, 6305 Roselawn Avenue, Monona, WI, 53716 www.selectonerehab.com

Getting People involved in Life and Activities: Effective Motivating Techniques. Jeanne Adams, (1995). Venture Publishing, Inc. ISBN: 0-910-251-78-9

Midlife’s Challenge: Understanding and Coping with Decline in Thinking and Behaviour. Delaune Pollard. (2002). Action Print Services Pty. Ltd. ISBN: 0 9580217 0 8.

Occupational Therapy and Dementia Care. The Home Environmental Skill-Building Program For Individuals and Families. Laura N. Gitlin, PhD., and Mary A. Corcoran, PhD, OTR/L. (2005). Published by the American Occupational Therapy (AOTA) Press. ISBN: 1-56900-203-7.

Occupational Therapy Guidelines for Home Modifications: The AOTA Practice Guidelines. Carol Siebert, MS, OTR/L. (2005). Published by the American Occupational Therapy (AOTA) Press. ISBN: 1-56900-212-6.