Dementia/ Education sites
- Parkinson.org: Information about Parkinson’s disease, articles from their newsletters, online tests for tremor and clinical depression, and Ask-The-Doctor forum.
- Mayo Clinic: Dementia isn’t a specific disease. Instead, dementia describes a group of symptoms affecting memory, thinking and social abilities.
- The Alzheimer’s Association has a 24/7 help line you can call anytime. The toll-free number is 1 (800) 272-3900
- Alzheimer’s Association– Southeastern Wisconsin Chapter
620 S. 76th Street Suite 160 – Milwaukee, WI 53214
Phone: 414-579-8800The Alzheimer’s Association is the world leader in Alzheimer research and support. With the first and largest voluntary health organization dedicated to finding prevention methods, the Alzheimer’s Association works tirelessly to find treatments and an eventual cure for Alzheimer’s.
- Aging & Disability Resource Center of Milwaukee County
1220 W. Vliet St. Suite 300
Milwaukee, WI 53205
Phone: (414) 289-6874
Toll-Free: 1( 866) 229-9695
- Contact: The Aging and Disability Resource Center now has a Dementia Care Specialist, Bashir Easter.
- Aging & Disability Resource Center of Waukesha County
514 Riverview Ave
Waukesha, WI 53188
- Medicare.gov: An all-purpose site with interactive tools for planning and paying for long-term care and choosing among drug plans. Includes searchable inspection results, good and bad, for the all the nation’s skilled nursing facilities.
- NIHSeniorHealth.gov: A collaboration of the National Institutes of Health and the National Library of Medicine that provides authoritative information on all diseases and disorders of old age. Each section is available in both large-type and audio versions.
- National Institute on Aging: Describes ongoing research on aging and lists clinical trials seeking participants.
US Administration on Aging
- Aoa.gov: Brief fact sheets on aging links to outside resources for an assortment of caregiving issues, including financial planning, residential options, in-home services, case management and the law.
- Wisconsin Assisted Living Association: A statewide leader in assisted living advocacy and education for over a decade, WALA works on behalf of it’s industry, members, and the residents we all serve, supporting assisted living excellence in Wisconsin.
- Wisconsin Department of Health Services: The state of Wisconsin offers a variety of information on programs and services for older people and their caregivers.
- State of Wisconsin Board and Aging Long term Care Ombudsman Program
1402 Parkratz Street, Suite 111 – Madison, WI 53704