Dementia Resources

Resources to support those caring for someone living with dementia

 

The Validation Training Institute is a not for profit organization that advances knowledge, values, education and research rooted in the Validation Method. Its ultimate objective is to nurture respect, dignity and well-being in the lives of older adults experiencing age related cognitive decline and their caregivers.

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCM9PIB1v5YWqlwkraX7rh1Q

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CrZXz10FcVM&t=7s

 

Allen Power, MD is a board-certified internist and geriatrician. He is a clinical associate professor of medicine at the University of Rochester, New York, a Fellow of the American College of Physicians / American Society for Internal Medicine, and an international educator on transformational models of care for older adults, particularly those living with changing cognitive abilities.

http://www.alpower.net/alpower_Dementia_Beyond_Drugs.htm

 

The Alzheimer’s Association– Browse helpful information and resources for those living with or caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or other dementias.

https://alz.org/help-support

 

The Best Friends Approach starts with seven basic ‘building blocks’ that can help you learn to “see” persons with dementia differently.

https://bestfriendsapproach.com/products/handouts/

 

Being in the Moment provides education, support and inspiration to thrive in dementia and in life.

http://www.beinginthemoment.org/

 

Brush Development- Jennifer Brush is redesigning dementia care with her “From Can’t to Can Do” philosophy. Passionate about enriching the lives of people with dementia, Jennifer is on a mission to put the focus of care on the person’s preferences, interests and abilities.

https://brushdevelopment.com/books/#icare