Resources

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America • 1-866-232-8484
http://www.alzfdn.org/

Alzheimer’s Association • 1-800-272-3900
http://www.alz.org/

National Institute of Health
http://health.nih.gov/topic/Dementia

Richard Taylor
http://www.richardtaylorphd.com/

Lou Ruvo Cleveland Clinic
http://my.clevelandclinic.org

Keep Memory Alive
http://health.nih.gov/topic/Dementia

Banner Alzheimer’s Institute
http://www.banneralz.org/

Arizona Attorney General / Advance Directives / Life Care Planning
www.azag.gov/life_care

Vial of Life
http://www.vialoflife.com/
The Vial of Life is a smart way to have your medical information on hand just in case of an emergency. Seniors need this because of their constant medical changes and medications… It’s the right thing to do.

Arizona Department of Health Services
www.azdhs.gov
1) Licensing Facilities / Provider Search
2) Assisted Living
3) Enter name

AZ Care Check is a searchable database containing information about deficiencies found against facilities/providers by the Arizona Department of Health Services. Records may be searched by facility/provider name, location, and provider type. The database contains information about the facilities and providers. Specific searches for Enforcement Actions can also be conducted by selecting that option.

Books For Adults available on:

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36 Hour Day
A Family Guide to Caring for People Who Have Alzheimer Disease, Related Dementias, and Memory Loss
by Nancy L. Mace and Peter V. Rabins

Still Alice
Still Alice is a compelling debut novel about a 50-year-old woman’s sudden descent into early onset Alzheimer’s disease.
by Lisa Genova

The Hedge People
How I kept my sanity and sense of humor as an Alzheimer’s Caregiver
by Louise Carey

Alzheimer’s from the Inside Out
Offers a glimpse into the world of individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease. The author, who was diagnosed at age 58, shares his account of his slow transformation and deterioration.
by Richard Taylor

Losing Lou-Ann
Losing Lou-Ann is a biography of a Pick’s disease patient from diagnosis to death, seven years later.
by Clinton A. Erb

The Alzheimer’s Diet:
A Step-by-Step Nutritional Approach for Memory Loss Prevention and Treatment
by Richard S. Isaacson, MD and Christopher N. Ochner, Ph.D

The Alzheimer’s Prevention Cookbook
100 Recipes to Boost Brain Health
by Marwan Sabbagh, MD

Losing my MInd
An Intimate Look at a Life with Alzheimer’s
by Thomas DeBaggio

Creating Moments of Joy
A Journal for Caregivers
by Jolene Brackey

A Dignified Life
A Best Friends Approach to Alzheimer’s Care
by Virginia Bell, M.S.W. and
David Troxel, M.P.H.

Caregiver’s Bible
Helping Older Adults with Behavioral and Emotional Quandaries
by William Matterson, Ph.D.

What if It’s Not Alzheimer’s?
A Caregivers Guide to Dementia
by Lisa Radin

Learning to Speak Alzheimer’s
Offers a practical approach to the emotional well-being of both patients and caregivers.
by Robert N. Butler, M.D.

Dr. Ruth’s Guide for the Alzheimer’s Caregiver
How to Care for Your Loved One without Getting Overwhelmed
by Dr. Ruth K. Westheimer and
Pierre A. Lehu

Inside Alzheimer’s
Inside Alzheimer’s tells how dozens of persons with dementia and their sharing of wisdom, humor and life’s teachings led Ms. Pearce to the six basic principles of connection
by Nancy Pearce