No one walking the dementia journey has to walk alone.

Community Projects and Resources Related to Dementia Care

 

Local Dementia Resources

Alzheimer's Association--In Northern Colorado: 970-472-9798  415 Peterson Street; Fort Collins, CO. 80524. In North Eastern CO: 970-392-9202.  918 13th St. #1, Greeley, CO  80631  

Larimer County Office on Aging--970-498-7750

Powerful Tools for Caregivers.  Click here to go to the Area Office on Aging website to see all the offerings. Powerful Tools for Caregivers is an educational program designed to help family caregivers take care of themselves while caring for a relative or friend. 

Stress Busting Program for Family Care-givers.  Click here to go to see the flyer.  "Stress Busting for family care givers" is an educational program designed to help family caregivers take care of themselves while caring for a relative or friend. 

Answers on Aging Resource Guide:  Larimer County Office on Aging annual resource guide.

Network of Care  A comprehensive website to help locate services and programs for older and disabled adults in Larimer County.

Eldercare Network--Eldercare Resource Day, April 1, 2017 at the Fort Collins Senior Center and  and the next Eldercare Senior Law Day, August, 2017. Date TBA. Call 970-495-3442 with questions. 

Sharing the Care projects--The Conversation Project, Patient Passport.  

Partnership for Age-Friendly Communities/Foundation on Aging for Larimer County

The Conversation Project:  

  Larimer County Advance Care planning — get free coaching and documents to complete end-of-life decisions, such as                             Medical Durable Power of Attorney.   

   Systems of Care Initiative (SOCI)

   Lutheran Family Services advance care planning

Advance Care Planning PROGRAM REFERRAL LINE: A trained coach with expertise in Advance Care Planning will call the patient to                            arrange the first visit with the patient. (970) 449-6840

Stepping Stones Adult Day Program at McKee Hospital in Loveland, CO 

Elderhaus Adult Day Program in Fort Collins, CO

PACE Program: InnovAge empowers seniors and caregivers by creating a personalized roadmap for aging based on an individual's unique and evolving needs. As a leader in senior care, InnovAge guides and offers tailored solutions for aging adults and their families, with the goal of keeping loved ones independent for as long as possible in their own homes. 

Aspen Club for Seniors  UCHealth--Health education, screenings, and social opportunities for adults over 50 in Northern Colorado

The Seasons Club  Banner Health--Health promotion, education, and recreation for adults over 50 in Northern Colorado

The Okay Chorale is a choir that meets the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month from 3 pm - 4 pm at the First United Methodist Church at 1005 Stover St., Fort Collins, CO 80524.

Support groups: Lewy Body Dementia Support group (970) 219-0898; Frontal-temporal Dementia Peer Support Group (Elderhaus 970-221-0406), Alzheimer's Support Groups (Alzheimer's Association 970-472-9798),  Parkinson's Support Group (Senior Center in Fort Collins.)   

Virtual Dementia Tours:  Call Lisa Loehr (Home Instead) 970-494-0289 or Lorri Flint (Synergy Home Care)  970-889-3394 or Patti Walter (Right At Home) (970) 494-1111

Journey to X by Steve Long--collection of poems written to inspire the hearts of adult children caring for their parents, and written in a way that touches the hearts of us all. Steve lives in Northern Colorado and serves as professional care provider now.  816-520-3711.

National and International Dementia Resources

If you joined us for the first ever dementia-friendly CRUISE in November, 2017, THANK YOU! https://www.alzheimersspeaks.com

We are currently considering further events with a similar feel and focus to our cruise--joy, hope, and friendship. 

Lewy Body Dementia Association National Website

Parkinson's Disease Website

Frontal Temporal Dementia Website  (Frontotemporal dementia or frontotemporal lobar degeneration)

Banner Alzheimer's Institute

Teepa Snow, Positive Approach to Brain Change

Contented Dementia resources

Validation Training Institute    

Alzheimer's Speaks, Sharing global knowledge to improve dementia care  

Dementia: The Journey Ahead, offering practical advice and emotional support

Alzheimer's and Other Dementias daily companion app (and other other resources)

Alzheimer's Care Training 

Dementia Beyond Drugs: The Eden Alternative

AgingCare.com 

Alzheimer's Reading Room

Alzheimer's Prevention Registry

Drugwatch

Here's a website where you can purchase activities and games that support cognitive development designed for folks with Alzheimer's Click here to take you to that website