Alzheimer’s Association (National) & Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Association
Description: The Alzheimer’s Association leads the way to end Alzheimer’s and all other dementias by accelerating global research, driving risk reduction and early detection, and maximizing quality care and support.
Alzheimer’s & Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin
Description: A local resource for individuals and families impacted by Alzheimer’s disease or related dementia. They offer individual and family consultations; caregiver support groups; as well as education and early-stage enrichment programs.
Teepa Snow’s Positive Approach to Care (YouTube Channel)
Description: This YouTube channel is one of the ways Teepa Snow and the Positive Approach to Care team share out information about Dementia – including Alzheimer’s, Lewy Body, FTD, Vascular and many more – so that family and professional care partners can gain knowledge and build skills to become better care partners. See also: http://www.teepasnow.com
UCLA Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care Program: Caregiver Training Videos and Webinars
Description: A series of videos produced by the UCLA Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care program to help caregivers understand how to better care for persons living with dementia. There are also free, live-streaming webinars that provide information about Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias for caregivers, loved ones, and others.
Training Curriculum: Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias (HRSA)
Description: Contains 16 core modules and four supplemental modules in PowerPoint format. Designed to be used by educators to train the primary care workforce about dementia care and to help providers address caregiver needs. Developed by the Health Resources & Services Administration, the primary federal agency for improving healthcare to at risk populations in the US.
Dementia Care System Redesign – Wisconsin
Description: The Wisconsin State Dementia Plan for 2019-2023 (State Plan) is the latest of a series of efforts to strengthen the state’s dementia care system, and replaces the Wisconsin Dementia Care System Redesign Plan published in 2014. More information about the origin and accomplishments of the 2014 Redesign Plan can be found on the Department of Health Services website.
The four main focus areas:
- Care in the Community
- Health Care
- Crisis Response for People Living with Dementia
- Facility-Based Care
Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Institute
Description: From the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. Educational presentations, research opportunities, information about services, and other Alzheimer’s and other dementia specific resources.