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The Cognitive Health Empowerment Program provides patients and their caregivers with personalized treatment goals and interventions in order to allow for the best quality of life possible.

Learn About 15 Resources for Every Caregiver

Those who will benefit from the Empowerment Program include individuals with:

  • Mild Cognitive Impairment
  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Various forms of dementia including Vascular, Lewy body, Frontotemporal lobular, Creutzfeldt-Jakob, and Normal pressure hydrocephaly
  • Memory impairment due to stroke
  • Traumatic brain injury

The ability to care for patients with memory impairment is critical as it links to so many other health issues. Outcomes for the program include:

  • Improved participation in daily activities
  • Improved caregiver satisfaction
  • Decreased hospitalization
  • Reduction of cognitive decline
  • Improved communication between physicians and family members

Education is an important component across the dementia spectrum Please refer to our important links for additional resources

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Overview of Alzheimer's Disease

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Alzheimer's disease (AD) was first discovered over a hundred years ago but research into its symptoms, causes, risk factors and treatment has gained increased interest only in the past 30 years.
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AARP Online Community
Discuss issues with other caregivers in the online community.

Alzheimers.gov
www.alzheimers.gov
Website and resource for Alzheimer’s and other related dementias provided free of charge by the government.

Family Caregiver Alliance
www.caregiver.org
800-445-8106
Information, education and services for family caregivers, including the Family Care Navigator, a state-by-state list of services and assistance.

National Family Caregivers Association
www.caregiveraction.org
Information and education for family caregivers.
Caregiver Community Action Network, a volunteer support network in over 40 states free of charge.

Social Security Administration
www.socialsecurity.gov
800-772-1213
Information on retirement and disability benefits.

Alzheimer's Association
www.alz.org
800-272-3900
Support and information for Alzheimer's disease. Additional information for caregivers.
Articles and information on their website, as well as a 24/7 helpline
Helpline available 24/7
support line.

ARCH Respite Network
www.archrespite.org
Network to locate programs and services that allow caregivers to take a break from caring for a loved one.

Medicare
www.medicare.gov/caregivers
800-Medicare
Provides information about all the parts of Medicare.
Information provided about recent updates with Medicare.
Place to find Medicare plans, facilities or providers.

The National Clearinghouse for Long-term Care Information
www.longtermcare.gov
Information and tools to plan for future long-term care needs.
National Institute on Aging – National Institute of Health
Health and wellness information for older adults from the National Institutes of Health.

Alzheimer’s Disease Education and Referral (ADEAR) Center
www.nia.nih.gov/alzheimers
1-800-438-4380
Information on diagnosis, treatment, patient care, caregiver needs, long-term care, and research related to Alzheimer’s disease.

Eldercare Locator
www.eldercare.gov
800-677-1116
Connects caregivers to local services and resources for older adults and adults with disabilities throughout the United States.

National Alliance for Caregiving
www.caregiving.org
A coalition of national organizations focused on family caregiving issues.

www.nihseniorhealth.gov

Veterans Administration
www.caregiver.va.gov
855-260-3274
Support and services for families caring for veterans.
VA caregiver

State Health Insurance Assistance Program
www.shiptalk.org
A program that offers one-on-one insurance counseling and assistance to people with Medicare and their families.