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Alzheimer's and Dementia

Purple Angel Project/Dementia Aware

The Purple Angel Project is raising awareness, hope and empowerment for everyone living with dementia, their families, friends and care partners/caregivers/carers.

 

Global Purple Angel AmbassadorThe Purple Angel guards those living with dementia and those raising awareness about it. The Purple Angel symbol includes a globe because this is a global movement. 

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Purple Angel Ambassador for Dementia AwarenessDementia Aware is businesses and individuals raising awareness about dementia.

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Alzheimer's Association (U.S.)

The Alzheimer’s Association provides information about Alzheimer’s Disease and dementia, supports research and strives to end dementia including Alzheimer’s while improving care.

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Alzheimer's Disease International

Alzheimer's Disease InternationalAlzheimer’s Disease International (ADI) is the global federation of Alzheimer’s Associations and the World Health Organization (WHO).

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The Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration (AFTD)

Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration (AFTD)The Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration (AFTD)’s mission is to improve the quality of life of people affected by FTD and drive research to a cure.

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Lewy Body Dementia Association

Lewy Body Dementia AssociationThe Lewy Body Dementia Association (LBDA), formed by a group of caregivers who met in an online Lewy Body Dementias (LBD) caregiver support group, and is dedicated to raising awareness of the LBD, supporting people with LBD, their families and caregivers and promoting scientific advances.

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Dementia Mentors

Dementia MentorsDementia Mentors provides supportive mentoring, motivation, social engagement and more for those living with dementia.

The site provides:

  • Mentoring
  • Motivational Videos
  • Virtual Memory Cafes
  • Activity Page with Puzzles for Dementia
  • Brainstorming Sessions

“You have Dementia – what is done is done – you have 2 choices – let the dementia rule over you – or you can rule over your dementia. I have Dementia and I certainly do not let it rule over me”

~ Harry Urban, Dementia Patient and Co-Founder Dementia Mentors

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Jiminy Wicket

Jiminy WicketJiminy Wicket connects those living with dementia through the game of croquet. Its award-winning Through Hoops to Hope croquet programs create ongoing, inter-generational connection and smiles between students and people who have Alzheimer’s disease.​

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Puzzle With Me

Puzzle With MePuzzle With Me™ is an Alzheimer’s Puzzle that acts as a therapeutic solution for caregivers and people affected by Alzheimer’s or dementia.

Puzzle With Me™ is a focused activity that helps the caregivers, families and friends to spend time engaging with the individual with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. The puzzles are designed with older adults with dementia in mind.

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Second Wind Dreams

Second Wind DreamsSecond Wind Dreams is an international, nonprofit organization dedicated to changing the perception of aging through the fulfillment of dreams and the offering of educational programs including its flagship, sensitivity training, the Virtual Dementia Tour®.

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Caregiving

National Alliance for Caregiving (NAC)

National Alliance for CaregivingNational Alliance for Caregiving is a non-profit coalition of national organizations advocating family caregiving through research, innovation, and advocacy. 

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Rosalyn Carter Institute for Caregiving

Rosalyn Carter Institute for CaregivingThe Rosalyn Carter Institute for Caregiving is an advocacy, education, research, and service unit of Georgia Southwestern State University. It establishes local, state and national partnerships committed to building quality,long-term, home and community-based services.

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