The Alzheimer’s Association Houston and Southeast Texas Chapter is a wonderful resource for education on dementia. You can access dementia presentations with topics ranging from identifying the signs and symptoms to communicating with someone with dementia 24 hours a day. Click Here to visit the website.
Houston has several programs that are designed to promote socialization and engagement for people with dementia. Some of these programs can also be used as respite for the caregiver.
The Alzheimer’s Association provides Early-Stage Programming for individuals in the beginning stages of Alzheimer’s disease. The programming ranges from education workshops to creative activities.
Amazing Place is a licensed adult day center that supports individuals with mild to moderate dementia.
CarePartners provides two activity programs for individuals with dementia.
CarePartners: In addition to this website, CarePartners offers Care Consultation and Caregiver Education.
Care Consultation: One-on-one telephonic support from trained Care Consultants that provide caregivers with the knowledge, resources, and emotional support necessary to navigate the complexities of their caregiving responsibilities. To learn more about care consultations or to sign up, click here.
Caregiver Education: workshops and conferences where professionals in aspects of caregiving share information and resources. Visit the CarePartners Caregiver Education page to learn more.
The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America is focused on providing optimal care and support to all families affected by dementia. They offer a variety of fact sheets and webinars designed to support the caregiver in navigating some of the most challenging aspects of their role. Additionally, they offer direct support to caregivers through a national help line where you can live chat, skype, or call a licensed social worker. For more information, call 866.232.8484 or visit alzfdn.org
The Alzheimer’s Association offers over 52 support groups. Click here to locate one near you.
CarePartners offers online and in-person support groups. Click here to locate one near you
Education Seminars are hosted by a variety of agencies in the Houston Metro area. Visit the calendar to find one near you.
The Alzheimer’s Association provides an overview of the steps to getting a diagnosis, local diagnostic centers and an interactive tour of what to expect when being assessed. Click here to learn more.