Resources

Whether you are a person with younger onset Alzheimer’s disease, a family member or a friend, there are resources to support you.

General Information

These two links have general information about younger onset Alzheimer’s disease.

https://www.nia.nih.gov/alzheimers/early-onset-alzheimers-disease-resource-list

http://www.alz.org/alzheimers_disease_early_onset.asp

For the Person with YOAD

Dementia Mentors is a website which provide community to those living with Alzheimer’s disease.

https://www.dementiamentors.org/

For the Caregiver

The National Institute of Health offers a free manual for those caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease.

https://d2cauhfh6h4x0p.cloudfront.net/s3fs-public/caring-for-a-person-with-alzheimers-disease.pdf

Check with your local Alzheimer’s Association for various education programs. Here are the programs offered in Illinois.

http://www.alzheimers-illinois.org/education/