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www.alz.org (National Website)
www.alz.org/norcal (Northern California and Northern Nevada Chapter Website)
The website for the Alzheimer’s Association. Includes many online and local resources for the early stage individual and care partners.
Dementia Advocacy and Support Network International
Includes information on advocacy, research, other dementias, and a chat room for people with early stage Alzheimer’s Disease. Includes links to other sites. This resource is run primarily by people with Alzheimer’s disease or a related disorder, many with a younger onset.
Dementia Alliance International
A non-profit group of people with dementia from all around the world that seek to represent, support, and educate others living with the disease. This website has multiple supportive and educational offerings, as well as access to videos
Website created by people with a dementia diagnosis, for people with a dementia diagnosis. Includes the opportunity to speak with a mentor with dementia, via video chat, videos, virtual social gatherings and a page with cognitive activities.
BLOGS BY INDIVIDUALS WITH EARLY STAGE DEMENTIA
Note: information expressed in blogs is as varied as the individuals that share their experience. Not all blog sites will appeal to all individuals.
Creating Memories blog:
Kris B,. diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease at the age of 46, writes of her experience in living with her disease and her participation in advocacy.
My Journey with Alzheimer’s:
Pam M., diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease at the age of 61, is an advocate and a fund-raiser. She writes of her passion for raising awareness and making a difference, and life in general.
Sharing My Life with Lewy Body Dementia:
A 70 year old man, retired from the Navy and diagnosed with LBD in 2008, writes this award winning blog.
Alzheimer’s Association of Northern California and Northern Nevada
Available at 800.272.3900 or www.alz.org/norcal/in_my_community_18401.asp
Perspectives: A Newsletter for Individuals with Alzheimer’s or a related disorder. La Jolla, CA: Lisa Snyder.
Northern California, Northern Nevada
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