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NEW Overcoming Barriers to Care

This article discusses the added stigma for LGBT elders diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease and overcoming barriers to care. MORE >


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Holiday Hints

The tips below can help you and the person with Alzheimer’s visit and reconnect with family, friends, and neighbors during holidays. https://www.nia.nih.gov/alzheimers/publication/holiday-hints MORE >


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Caring for Yourself

Taking care of yourself is one of the most important things you can do as a caregiver. This could mean asking family members or friends to help out, doing things you enjoy, using adult day care services, or getting help from a local home health care agency. MORE >


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The Longest Day

A discussion on LGBT older adults living with Alzheimer's Disease and their caregivers on the Alzheimer's Association Longest Day. MORE >


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The Big Hush!

For those who have dementia that affects memory, communication and other cognitive function, they often show their need for intimate connections through their actions. Unfortunately, it is common for their expressions of intimacy to be misinterpreted as inappropriate behavior. MORE >


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Important Considerations for LGBT Caregivers

LGBT Caregiver Brochure from the Alzheimer's Association. MORE >


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Alzheimer's Association, Greater Maryland Chapter

The Alzheimer's Association's mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   1.800.272.3900

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Alzheimer's Association, Greater Illinois Chapter

The Alzheimer's Association's mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   1-800-272-3900

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Alzheimer's Association Western and Central Washington Chapter

The Alzheimer's Association's mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   206-363-5500

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Alzheimer's Association: Greater Pennsylvania Chapter

The Alzheimer's Association's mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   1.800.272.3900

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Alzheimer's Association Greater New Jersey Chapter

The Alzheimer's Association's mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   973.586.4300

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Alzheimer's Association Greater New Jersey Chapter

The Alzheimer's Association's mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   973-586-4300

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Alzheimer's Association, Delaware Valley Chapter

The Alzheimer's Association's mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   1-800-272-3900

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Alzheimer's Association Hudson Valley/Rockland/Westchester

The Alzheimer's Association's mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   1.800.272.3900

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Alzheimer's Association Southeastern Wisconsin Chapter

The Alzheimer's Association's mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   414.479.8800

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Alzheimer's Association St. Louis Chapter

The Alzheimer's Association's mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   1-800-272-3900

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Alzheimer’s Association California Southland Chapter

The Alzheimer's Association's mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   1-800-272-3900

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Alzheimer's Association Colorado Chapter

The Alzheimer's Association's mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   1-800-272-3900

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Alzheimer's Association Oregon Chapter

The Alzheimer's Association's mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   1-800-272-3900

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Alzheimer's Association Maine Chapter

The Alzheimer's Association's mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   1-800-272-3900

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Alzheimer's Association, Central New York Chapter

The Alzheimer's Association's mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   1-800-272-3900

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Rhode Island Chapter Alzheimer's Association

The Alzheimer's Association's mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   1-800-272-3900

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Alzheimer's Association National Office

The Alzheimer's Association's mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   1-800-272-3900

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Alzheimer's Association's National Capital Area Chapter

The Alzheimer's Association's mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   1-800-272-3900

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Alzheimer's Association Long Island

The Alzheimer's Association's mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   800-272-3900

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Alzheimer's Association - National Office

The Alzheimer's Association's mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   1.800.272.3900

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LGBT Caregiver Concerns & Alzheimer's Brochure

This brochure helps caregivers, who are LGBT or caring for someone who is LGBT, navigate community resources and options for support. MORE >


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Alzheimer's Association, Northern California Chapter

Offers many Alzheimer's and dementia support programs including an LGBT support group in San Francisco. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   800.272.3900

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Alzheimer's Live Webinar - March 20, 2014

Webinar on 3/20/12, entitled "Basics of Alzheimer's and Dementia for LGBT Care Partners Webinar" March 20, 2-3 PM PST Register: http://webinar.kintera.org/LGBT2 MORE >


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Alzheimer's Association, Connecticut Chapter

The Alzheimer's Association, Connecticut Chapter is the primary source of information and support to the thousands of Connecticut residents dealing with the effects of Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia. In October 2013, they began offering caregiver support groups for LGBT people. MORE >


Go to Web Site   |   (800) 272-3900

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Providing Quality Care to LGBT Clients with Dementia

A practical guide out of the U.K. for health care providers working with dementia patients to become aware of clients' sexual orientation or transgender identity and how to address the specific needs of these clients. MORE >


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LGBT Caregiver Concerns (Alzheimer's)

This brochure is for LGBT caregivers for persons with dementia, helping to navigate community resources and options for support. MORE >


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Legal Plans (Alzheimer's)

Legal Plans' is a brochure with recommendations for assisting the caregiver and the person with dementia in making legal arrangements. MORE >


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Welcoming LGBT Elders in Long Term Care

As long as there have been nursing homes, there have been residents living in them who are LGBT. MORE >


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