In addition to conducting longitudinal and clinical research, the Knight ADRC faculty and staff is committed to providing resources and support to individuals and families affected by memory and thinking changes. Some of our valued partners featuring high-quality, trustworthy information and services can be found listed below. A brief description and link to the partner’s website is provided. Simply click on a name below.
Aging Ahead supports individuals through the journey of aging. Their vision is for all individuals to have opportunities to age with honor and dignity.
Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research.
As a public, U.S. Government-funded resource, the ADEAR Center strives to be a current, comprehensive, unbiased source of information about Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. All our information and materials about the search for causes, treatment, cures, and better diagnostic tools are carefully researched and thoroughly reviewed by NIA scientists and health communicators for accuracy and integrity.
Clinical Trials Finder is a database of privately and publicly funded clinical studies conducted around the world and is a resource provided by the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
Dementia Care Central is a resource center for dementia caregivers, and more. The website was originally developed by Clinical Tools, Inc. with funding from the National Institute on Aging (grant #R44AG026227). The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institute on Aging or the National Institutes of Health. The site is currently managed by American Aging Care, LLC.
The mission of Family Caregiver Alliance is to improve the quality of the life for family caregivers and the people who receive their care. Many resources are provided in Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese as well as other languages.
Hilarity for Charity (HFC) is a national non-profit whose mission is to care for families impacted by Alzheimer’s disease today, activate the next generation of Alzheimer’s advocates, and be a leader in brain health research and education.
MedicAlert is a non-profit, membership organization. Their mission is to save and protect lives by sharing information in our members’ moment of need. A MedicAlert ID and membership with Wandering Support® provides an extra level of safety and security for persons living with dementia, their families and caregivers.
Memory Care Home Solutions (MCHS) exists to extend and improve quality time at home for families supporting and caring for loved ones with memory loss, dementia, and Alzheimer’s disease. Our goals are to reduce family care partner stress, provide tools that increase confidence to handle difficult situations, improve quality time at home, and help prepare for the future.
At NursingHomesAbuse.org, their mission is to help the countless nursing home residents who have suffered abuse and neglect by those entrusted with their care. Abuse of senior citizens in nursing homes and assisted living facilities is widespread and often goes unreported.
They provide education and resources for seniors and their loved ones as part of a larger effort to stop the cycle of neglect and abuse that has reached epidemic levels in nursing homes and other care facilities across the country.
The Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregivers (RCI) promotes the health, strength, and resilience of all caregivers at every stage of their journey. RCI provides caregivers of all ages, all backgrounds, at every stage of their caregiving journey, with free, personalized one-on-one coaching and support that is anchored in the latest research and monitored for effectiveness. Their programs are designed to promote the health, strength, and resilience of the caregivers they serve.
Information on elderly services, transportation, food services, medicare, and other related services.
The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,293 health care facilities, including 171 medical centers and 1,112 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.
VOYCE (formerly the Long Term Care Ombudsman Program) helps to ensure a quality life for people living on the long-term care continuum. Their goal is to become the principal source of information and advocacy for these individuals and their families.