Helpful Links

More Knowledge, Better Care.

We know caring for a loved one with dementia is a big undertaking, and you may have many questions throughout the various stages of the disease. Alongside the advice and expertise of our dementia care professionals, the internet is a great tool full of valuable resources and helpful information. When using online research to help facilitate your decision-making process, always consult with family, friends and health care professionals you trust.

Recommended Readings

- Alzheimer's: A handbook for the Caretaker - Eileen H. Driscoll

This manual is a very enlightening study of the person with Alzheimer’s Disease.  It gives the reader an overview on how to care for someone with Alzheimer’s on a daily basis, with many fine resources and the material is simplified in terms that most people can understand. 

- You Can Heal Your Heart  - Louise Hay and David Kessler  

This book is about healing after loss.  It discusses the emotions and thoughts that occur when a relationship leaves you brokenhearted, a marriage ends in divorce, or a loved one dies.  It will help you develop greater self-awareness and compassion, providing you with the courage and tools to face many other types of losses and challenges, such as saying good-bye to a beloved pet, losing your job, coming to terms with a life-threatening illness or disease, and much more. 

- I’m Still Here:  A Breakthrough Approach to Understanding Someone Living with Alzheimer’s  - John Zeisel      

This book is a much needed glass half-full look at the disease that shows how to connect with someone through the fog of dementia and build a relationship with the person within. 

Helpful Links

Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregivinghttp://www.rosalynncarter.org/dementia_webinars/

Dementia Friendly Fort Worthhttp://www.dffw.org/

Alzheimer’s Association North Central Texashttps://alz.org/northcentraltexas

Age Friendly Fort Worth - http://fortworthtexas.gov/age-friendly-fort-worth/