Resources

Helpful Links:

Minnesota Resources:

Wisconsin Resources:

Florida Resources:

Recommended Reading: 

  • A Funny Thing Happened On My Way to the Dementia Ward: Memoirs of a Male CNA                                         by Charles Schoenfeld
  • All Gone, A Memoir of My Mothers’s Dementia. With Refreshments  by Alex Witchel
  • Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant, A Memoir    by Roz Chast
  • Final Gifts: Understanding the Special Awareness, Needs, and Communications of the Dying                                by Maggie Callanan and Patricia Kelley
  • How To Say It To Seniors  by David Solie
  • Letters From Madelyn  by Elaine Sanchez
  • My Mother, Your Mother: Embracing “Slow Medicine”, the Compassionate Approach to Caring for Your Aging Loved Ones   by Dennis McCullough
  • Still Alice  by Lisa Genova

Recommended Viewing:

  • Alive Inside: made in 2014 by filmmaker Michael Rossato-Bennett, documents the uncanny power of music to reawaken emotions and lost memories in people with dementia.  See link above to Music and Memory.org