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Caregivers for Alzheimer's and Dementia Face Special Challenges

You are not alone. Whether you need information about early-stage caregiving, middle-stage caregiving, or late-stage caregiving, the Alzheimer's Association is here to help.

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From our message boards

Caregivers Message Board Forum:
Do we use the "A" word?

Spouse or Partner Caregiver Forum:
Should I put my husband in respite care?

Younger-Onset AD or Other Dementia Forum:
Husband diagnosed at 59, symptoms began at 57, he's now 60.

A Caregiver’s Decision to Participate in Clinical Trials

Volunteers – both with and without Alzheimer’s disease – are needed to participate in actively enrolling clinical trials about Alzheimer’s and related dementias.
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Take control with online tools

Alzheimer's Navigator®
Community Resource Finder
Caregiver Stress Check
Care Training
CareZone Caregiving App
Care Team Calendar


Join our free, online community for everyone affected by Alzheimer’s or another dementia. ALZConnected Members can share their questions, experiences and tips via message boards and live chat rooms.

Alzheimer's Navigator®

A diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease raises many questions. The Alzheimer's Navigator — a free online tool designed specifically for individuals with Alzheimer's disease and their caregivers — helps guide you to answers by creating customized action plans and providing access to information, support and local resources.

Community Resource Finder

Use our free, online tool that helps you to easily locate dementia resources, programs and services in your area. Search and find a wide range of services to fulfill your immediate needs and plan for the future, such as housing options, care at home, medical service, legal services and adult day centers.

Caregiver Stress Check

Alzheimer caregivers frequently report experiencing high levels of stress. Take our quiz and get personalized resources to help.

Care Training

As Alzheimer's progresses, the person with dementia will require a greater level of care. Learn new caregiving and coping skills with our workshops, e-learning courses, DVDs and books.

Alzheimer’s Caregiving App — CareZone

CareZone is a free Alzheimer’s and dementia caregiving mobile app. The app helps you coordinate care, manage important health info, track meds, and access helpful Alzheimer's Association resources — all from your phone.

Care Team Calendar

Use our free, personalized online calendar to organize family and friends who want to help with caregiving.


MyALZspot is your private place to share family memories, listen to professionals talk through real situations, and discover new tools that have been helpful to other families.

SPN developed MyALZspot in collaboration with the Alzheimer's Association.

Alzheimer's Navigator
Community Resource Finder
Caregiver Stress Check
Care Training
Care Team Calendar
Family Memories


Alzheimer's Association

Our vision: A world without Alzheimer's disease®.
Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.