Caregiver’s Corner

Are you a full-time, unpaid, family caregiver for a loved one of any age with a chronic illness or disability who requires around-the-clock care? If so, you are invited to apply for the Alabama Respite Voucher Respite Reimbursement program.

The Alzheimer’s Association leads the way to end Alzheimer’s and all other dementia — by accelerating global research, driving risk reduction and early detection, and maximizing quality care and support.

We provide support, services and education to individuals, families and caregivers affected by Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias nationwide, and fund research for better treatment and a cure.

Central Alabama Aging Consortium (CAAC) is a part of a state-wide aging network that provides a variety of Home and Community-based services to the region’s senior and disabled populations and their caregivers.

Memory Cafés are a social place for people with dementia and their Caregivers to gather. Join Dementia Friendly Alabama for activities, refreshments, and more at our next Memory Café!

Our programs bring much-needed education, local resources, and life enrichment to individuals and families impacted by Dementia.

Dementia Resource Guide

Dementia Friendly Alabama, along with Central Alabama Aging Consortium and Alabama Department of Senior Services, has created a resource guide that provides the reader with general information about dementia, treatment options, and local resources they can utilize. The goal of this guide is to point you in the right direction about a specific topic related to dementia. Many common questions you may want to ask are provided within this guide. Both a print and digital version are available.

The Respite Ministry at FUMC Montgomery exists to provide a place of love, fellowship and stimulating activities for people living with various memory loss diseases, such as Alzheimer’s, dementia, Parkinson’s, or stroke.

Hotlines

The Hotlines provided are a free service offering support for people living with dementia, caregivers, families and the public. Connect with a live person who can provide information, local resources, crisis assistance and emotional support.

The Administration on Aging/ Administration for Community Living (AoA/ACL) funds the National Alzheimer’s and Dementia Resource Center (NADRC).

National Institute on Aging Celebrates 50 Years! For 50 years, the institute has led a broad scientific research effort to understand the nature of aging and to extend the healthy, active years of life. NIA is also the primary federal agency supporting and conducting Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias research.

The PANDA Project (Providing Alzheimer N Dementia Assistance) has been providing supportive services for People Living with Dementia and their Caregivers in Autauga, Elmore, and Montgomery counties since April 2021.