Dementia Society of America– All volunteer, nonprofit organization. Learn about dementias and caregiver resources. www.dementiasociety.org
Dementia Alliance International– Advocates for voice and needs of people living with all dementias. www.dementiaallianceinternational.org
Lewy Body Dementia Association– Education, research and support for people affected by Lewy Body Dementias www.lbda.org
National Alliance for Caregiving– Local and national resources for caregivers of various illnesses. www.caregiving.org
Dementia Friendly America– Network of community organizations across the United States with a mission to ensure to better equip and support people living with dementia and their caregivers. www.dfamerica.org
Memory Cafes- A welcoming place for persons with any type of dementia in the early stages and their care partners can socialize and enjoy activities and support. www.memorycafedirectory.com
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God grant me the serenity
to accept the things I cannot change;
courage to change the things I can;
and wisdom to know the difference.
“The best way out is always through.”
– Robert Frost