Older-Adult Mental Health Resources, Dementia and Caregiving

Resources for older-adult mental health

AARP
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AARP- Atlanta
Department of Human Services - Division of Aging Services
The Division of Aging Services assists older individuals, other at-risk adults and their families and caregivers to achieve safe, self-reliant lives.

Dementia

Alzheimer's Association

Resources (including local), find a support group, available in spanish. Alz.org

 

Get Help 24/7: 800-272-3900

Emory University Goizueta Alzheimer's Disease Research Center

Georgia's only NIH designated Alzheimer's Disease Research Center

http://alzheimers.emory.edu/

 

Understanding Life Planning in the Midst of Dementia

A youtube recording of --> Faith Village Connections presents an online community forum to address dementia and legal activities for life planning.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p9m_BPe2pP8&feature=youtu.be

African Americans and Alzheimer's Disease

https://www.alzdiscovery.org/cognitive-vitality/blog/african-americans-and-alzheimers-disease#ref-17

Eldercare Locator

https://eldercare.acl.gov/Public/Index.aspx

COVID-19 Aging Related Resources - American Psychological Association

https://www.apa.org/topics/covid-19/aging

Caregiving

Family Caregiver Alliance

Quality information, support and resources related to family caregiving. They have a free online dashboard called CareNav you can sign up for that is loaded with personalized information that matches your unique caregiving needs

Eldercare Locator

https://eldercare.acl.gov/Public/Index.aspx

AARP and Caregiving

Taking Care of YOU: Self-Care for Family Caregivers

Family Caregiver Alliance

https://www.caregiver.org/resource/taking-care-you-self-care-family-caregivers/