Dementia Resources

The following organizations offer resources and training for people dealing with dementia. We offer these as a resource rather than an endorsement.

Alzheimer’s Association. The Alzheimer's Association leads the way to end Alzheimer's and all other dementia — by accelerating global research, driving risk reduction and early detection, and maximizing quality care and support.

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America. Alzheimer’s Foundation of America provides education and support to individuals living with Alzheimer's disease and to their families and caregivers, and funds research toward improved treatments and a cure.

Dementia Action Alliance. Dementia Action Alliance offers an opportunity where people come together to exchange ideas, form friendships and professional connections, and create a better world in which to live with dementia.

Dementia Mentors. Dementia Mentors helps people living with dementia understand that there is still life after the diagnosis.

Dementia Society of America. Dementia Society of America’s programs bring much-needed education, local resources, and life-enrichment to individuals and families impacted by Dementia.

Department of Human Services. Department of Human Services provides high-quality supports and protections to vulnerable Pennsylvanians.

Lancaster County Office of Aging. The Lancaster County Office of Aging has helped to maintain the independence and quality of life for seniors through information, services, and protection since 1974.

Lancaster Downtowners. Lancaster Downtowners exists to encourage independent living and enhance the quality of life for seniors living in Lancaster by providing members with access to services and social networks.

National Institute on Aging. The National Institute on Aging, as part of NIH, leads the federal government effort conducting and supporting research on aging and the health and well-being of older people.

National Council on Aging. The National Council on Aging believes aging well is something every American deserves—regardless of gender, color, sexuality, income, or zip code. We will deliver the resources, tools, best practices, and advocacy our nation needs to ensure that every person can age with health and financial security.

PA 211 – United Way. United Way of Lancaster County helps you connect with resources in your community. If you don’t know where to look, PA 211 is a great place to start.

PA LINK to Aging and Disability Resources. Pennsylvania Department of Aging has joined a nationwide effort to take a seamless approach in the way we assist seniors and adults with disabilities who need help with activities of daily living.

Pennsylvania Department of Aging. Pennsylvania Department of Aging connects Pennsylvania seniors and adults with disabilities to benefits, services, and programs including home delivered meals, caregiver support, preventative health services, personal assistance, transportation, job training, elder abuse prevention, assistance paying for prescription medications and more.

Positive Approach to Care. Teepa Snow, with Positive Approach to Care, offers training, connection, and education for all living or working with dementia to improve quality of life.

SeniorLAW Center. SeniorLAW Center seeks justice for older people by using the power of the law, educating the community and advocating on local, state and national levels.

Today’s Caregiver. Today’s Caregiver offers caregiver information, support and resources for family and professional caregivers.