Downloadable Tools and Tips:

Click the links to view or  to print or save to your computer, right click on the document itself while viewing.

Web Resources:

Click the links below to access resource websites to find out more information.

National Memory
National Memory Screening Day is a collaborative effort spearheaded by the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America to promote early detection of Alzheimer’s disease and related illnesses, and to encourage appropriate intervention.

Atlanta Home Care Partners is an official site participating in National Memory Screening Day.

HelpGuide
Includes a scale to differentiate between depression and dementia and how to receive help.

Mayo Clinic
Provides information about treatment options for both Alzheimer’s and depression.

MyHealtheVet
Interactive tutorial that is a self screening tool that can be used to assist in determining if depression is present and how best to proceed if it is.

Alzheimer’s Association
Provides an informative comparison of Alzheimer’s and depression.

A Place for Mom
Join “A Place for Mom’s Family” – The first online community website set up specifically for the families of aging loved ones to talk about eldercare. Find or share tips on moving mom or dad, legal matters, financial aid for Veterans, Alzheimer’s care, dementia and so much more. Email for more information.

Mental Health America
Provides concise facts on depression in older adults, as well as links for more information.

If you or a loved one is in need of dementia care services in the Atlanta Metro area, contact the dedicated dementia caregivers at Atlanta Home Care Partners today. We’ll be happy to help you find the care you need.