This section includes helpful information and resources from recognized sources about Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, and other forms of memory impairment. Here you can learn about memory impairment and also get advice and support for caring for a loved one with memory impairment.

Below are a series of articles, links and other resources you can use to find out more about Alzheimers and how to select a quality memory care community.

Principles for a Dignified Diagnosis

Know the 10 Signs

Dementia Care Training – Stress, from the Alzheimer’s Association: author, Amy Trommer, Dementia Care Trainer

Memory Care Resources

Alzheimer’s Association – Leading voluntary health organization dedicated to providing programs and services to persons with Alzheimer’s disease, their families and caregivers, and healthcare professionals.

The American Geriatrics Society – Not-for-profit organization of health professionals dedicated to improving the health, independence & quality of life for all older people.

American Health Assistance Foundation – Non-profit organization that funds research seeking cures on age-related and degenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s.

National Institutes of Health – The primary Federal Agency on Alzheimer’s disease research.

Oregon Health Care Association – Promoting high quality of care and services through professional development and effective advocacy in the shaping of public and private policy.

The Ribbon – Care for Caregivers: Website created to provide information for caregivers dealing with Alzheimer’s and Dementia.

The US Administration on Aging – Provides a comprehensive overview of a wide variety of topics, programs and services related to aging.

Articles on Alzheimers and Aging