Client Resources

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 AssociationSoutheastern 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.

Government Websites

  • 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.

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 veriety 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