It can be hard to understand and manage life with dementia. Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia change the way a person thinks and acts. Resources can help you manage these changes and prepare for what’s ahead.
The federal government offers reliable resources for people with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia. You can use the pages on this website and resources below to find more information from government sources. The information provided on these websites has been reviewed by experts in their fields. Health care providers, case managers, social workers, and nonprofit organizations may also be helpful.
People with dementia can learn more on this website and from the resources listed below. Share them with your friends and family!
Explore free publications from NIA on Alzheimer’s and related dementias, caregiving, and healthy aging. Also available in Spanish.
Learn about living with dementia, care, and next steps.
Use this free public service by searching online or calling toll-free to get connected to services in your community.
Use the information on resources and support in this easy-to-read brochure.
Find the basics about long-term care, insurance coverage, and the types of considerations to be made.
Read about long-term care, medical and legal documents, and specific challenges.
Work through this mobility planning tool and create your own plan to stay independent, safe, and mobile in your community. Also available in Spanish.
Learn about what Medicare covers in a yearly wellness visit, including a cognitive impairment assessment and personalized prevention plan.
Get free publications from NINDS on dementia. Also available in Spanish.
Learn about understanding your dementia diagnosis and planning for the future. Also available in Spanish.
Explore programs that may pay you benefits and learn about Compassionate Allowances that help people with certain conditions, including some forms of dementia, get benefits quickly. Also available in Spanish.
The Alzheimer’s & related Dementias Education & Referral (ADEAR) Center is a service of the National Institute on Aging at the National Institutes of Health. Call 800-438-4380 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to talk with an information specialist.
This content is provided by the National Institute on Aging (NIA), part of the National Institutes of Health. NIA scientists and other experts review this content to ensure it is accurate and up to date.