Cognitive Changes of Aging

Resources for brain deterioration and slowing during the aging process, including information on Alzheimer's.

Administration on Aging (AoA)
The mission of AoA is to develop a comprehensive, coordinated and cost-effective system of home and community-based services that helps elderly individuals maintain their health and independence in their homes and communities.


The Alzheimer's Store
The Alzheimer’s Store offers a wide range of Alzheimer’s therapy products to ease the pains associated with Alzheimer's and help patients live in a safer home with a secure sense of mind. Whether you are caring for Alzheimer’s patients in a professional capacity or you are caring for a loved one at home, The Alzheimer’s Store can help you combat the hindrances of sundowning and memory loss.


Alzheimer's Association
The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer care, support and research.


Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral Center
The Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral (ADEAR) Center Web site will help you find current, comprehensive Alzheimer's disease (AD) information and resources from the National Institute on Aging (NIA).


Eldercare Locator
The Eldercare Locator, a public service of the U.S. Administration on Aging. The Eldercare Locator is your first step for finding local agencies, in every U.S. community, that can help older persons and their families access home and community-based services like transportation, meals, home care, and caregiver support services.


Housing for Seniors
HousingforSeniors.com has one goal and that is to connect interested seniors and their families with quality senior living options. Their site includes a comprehensive and in-depth directory that provides the perfect place to start your search for discovering a wide variety of senior housing and residential care options.  They also have an excellent Family Resource Guide to Alzheimers.


MayoClinic.com
MayoClinic.com provides comprehensive guides on hundreds of conditions including Dementia, Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, Delirium, etc.


National Center for Creative Aging
The National Center for Creative Aging is dedicated to fostering an understanding of the vital relationship between creative expression and healthy aging, and to developing programs that build upon this understanding.


National Institute on Aging - Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral Center


National Institute on Aging - Lewy Body Dementia: Information for Patients, Families and Professionals
 



Reference
Society of Certified Senior Advisors®. Working with Older Adults - A Professional's Guide to Contemporary Issues of Aging

Facts on Aging

Per A Place for Mom and the Alzheimer’s Association, in 1997 just 19% of family caregivers were men while in 2012 that number was 40%. 
A Place for Mom & Alzheimer's Association

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