Dementia Resources

Resources for Understanding Dementia

  

First steps:

  1.  Meet with a Resource Specialist at Missoula Aging Services
     Call 728-7682 to make an appointment.
  2.  Connect with the Montana Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association 
     Call 1-800-272-3900 or visit the Montana Chapter website.
  3.  Join a local Support Group
     Call MAS at 728-7682 for day and time.


Additional Information

  • Forgetfulness: Normal or Not?
    The National Institute on Aging helps explain the difference between normal aging and symptoms of dementia.
  • Memory Loss: When to Seek Help
    This article from the Mayo Clinic describes the symptoms of dementia and how to decide when to see your doctor.
  • Visiting Your Doctor
    This article from the Alzheimer's Association can help you have good communication with your doctor and know what questions to ask.

  


Resources for Family and Caregivers

  

First steps:

  1.  Meet with a Resource Specialist at Missoula Aging Services
     Call 728-7682 to make an appointment.
  2.  Connect with the Montana Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association 
     Call 1-800-272-3900 or visit the Montana Chapter website
  3.  Join a local Support Group.
     Call MAS at 728-7682 for day and time.


Additional Information

  


Resources for Health Care Providers

  

Information for Care Providers

  


Resources for Businesses and Organizations

  

First Steps:

  1.  Learn about the Dementia Friendly America initiative
     What is the Dementia Friendly movement and why does it matter?
  2.  Find out how your business or organization can become more dementia friendly
     Dementia Friendly America provides guides for many types of businesses and organizations.
  3.  Contact Dementia Friendly Missoula
     Let us know that you're interested in supporting efforts here in Missoula County.


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