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Caring Days
Caring Days, an adult day care center, bridges the gap between independent living and highly restricted care. It provides a secure and happy environment for our clients and carefully planned activities to keep them using their cognitive, language, social, and motor skills.


Cognitive Dynamics Foundation
To improve the quality of life of persons with cognitive disorders (such as Alzheimer’s disease) and their caregivers through education, research, and support of innovative care models which promote human dignity, especially therapies employing the expressive arts and storytelling.


Dementia Friendly America
Dementia Friendly America is a multi-sector collaborative on a mission to foster "dementia friendly" communitis across the country, including Dementia Friendly Faith Communities


Healing Moments™
Meeting Alzheimer’s: An Experiential Workshop for Faith Communities: for Pastors, Pastoral Care ministers and volunteers, Parish Nurses, church members, family caregivers and all those who love persons with Alzheimer’s or other diseases of dementia.


Jewish Sacred Aging Project
Jewish Sacred Aging is a forum for the Jewish Community with resources and texts that feature discussions on the implications of the revolution in longevity for Baby Boomers and their families.


Music and Memory
MUSIC & MEMORY℠ is a non-profit organization that brings personalized music into the lives of the elderly or infirm through digital music technology, vastly improving quality of life.


Puzzles to Remember
PUZZLES TO REMEMBER is a 501(c)3 organization that provides puzzles to nursing homes, veterans facilities, and other facilities that care for Alzheimer's and dementia patients-test.


Sensing the Sacred
A worship program for those with Alzheimer’s disease. “Sensing the Sacred” was created by Nancy Gordon, Director, California Lutheran Homes Center for Spirituality and Aging, for small groups of people suffering from advanced forgetfulness. In 2010 this program received a ‘Best Practices’ award of merit from the National Interfaith Coalition on Aging. This site also includes Resources for Faith Group Leaders.

Through the Wilderness of Alzheimer’s: A Guide in Two Voices, by Robert Simpson and Anne Simpson
Nearly four million Americans have Alzheimer's disease, a debilitating neurological disorder affecting the memory that places great stress on the sufferer as well as the caregivers. Robert and Anne Simpson share the story of Bob's early onset of Alzheimer's in order to give families accurate, firsthand information about the disease and to give support and practical help to both patients and caregivers.


Walking With Grace: Tools for Implementing And Launching A Congregational Respite Program, by Robin Dill
Walking with Grace is a manual that will aid churches and faith based communities in the process of starting a Congregational Respite Program. It is filled with time proven details, ideas and activities to ensure the success of their program. From the very beginning idea to the actual day to day running of a program, this manual will equip and inspire all who read it!