An interdisciplinary team of doctors, social workers, occupational therapists, and nurses reviewed over 100 online dementia resources and selected options available to assist and support people with dementia and their families.
The team took care in choosing the most informative and easy to use resources in varied formats (booklet, brochure, video etc.). The resources suggested are organized by topic and available for viewing online. Many resources can be printed directly from the pdf or the direct link shared via email or chat.
The team wishes to express their appreciation to the sources who provided support and information to help create this webpage. Permission was obtained from the host websites to link to all the resources listed below.
Disclaimer: The resources included on this site are chosen by the interdisciplinary team and do not necessarily reflect the position or policy of the Department of Veterans Affairs or the United States Government. Reference herein to any specific resources or materials does not necessarily constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the United States Government.
The dementia overview
section provides resources that focus on general information about the disease
process and diagnosis of dementia.
The daily activities section provides resources for dementia caregivers targeting challenges with common activities.
Changes in behavior and personality are common in dementia. This section provides resources for dementia caregivers to help understand and manage those changes.
Keeping a loved one with dementia safe is an important element of dementia caregiving. This section provides resources for dementia caregivers on safety at home and in the community.
Being a caregiver for a loved one with dementia can be challenging and overwhelming. This section provides resources that focus on your well-being and support when dealing with challenging aspects of dementia.
The brain health
section offers tips to help your brain stay sharp and active as you age.
This information can be useful for both you and your loved ones!
Being a caregiver today is significantly impacted by the current shift in healthcare to telehealth models. This section provides resources on how to understand and utilize current technology and have a successful telehealth visit with your loved one with dementia.
This section provides resources and tips for dementia caregivers on COVID-19 and how to keep their loved ones safe and engaged during the pandemic.
If you are looking for a more detailed, comprehensive guide touching on all aspects of dementia education and caregiving, this section is for you.
Beyond the specific
resources suggested in the direct links above, there are other websites you can
look through that can provide more dementia-related information.