Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease

 

Recommended Books

The 36 - hour day : A family guide to caring for people with Alzheimer Disease, Other Dementias, and memory loss in later life
The Alzheimer's answer : reduce your risk and keep your brain healthy / Marwan Noel Sabbagh
Talking to Alzheimer's : simple ways to connect when you visit with a family member or friend / Claudia J. Strauss / foreword by Zaven S. Khachaturian
The everything health guide to Alzheimer's disease : a reassuring, informative guide for families and caregivers / Maureen Dezell with Carrie Hill
Alzheimer's activities that stimulate the mind / Emilia C. Bazan-Salazar

Useful Websites

www.alzheimer.ie The Alzheimer Society of Ireland is the leading dementia specific service provider in Ireland

www.carersireland.comCarers Association, Ireland

www.citizensinformation.iePublic Service Information for Ireland

www.dementia.ieDementia Services Information & DevelopmentCentre

www.healthinfo.ieHealth Promotion in Ireland

www.hse.ieHealth Service Executive, Ireland

www.ncaop.ieNational Council on Aging and Older People, Ireland

www.samaritans.orgSamaritans provides 24-hour emotional support to anyone experiencing distress, despair or suicidal thought

Helplines

Alzheimer Helpline: 1800 341341

Alzheimer's Society: 044 9349828 /086 6078584

Carer's Association:  057 9322920 / 1800 24 07 24

Citizens Information: 1890 777 121

DSIDC (Dementia Services):01 4162035

HSE: infoline from 8am to 8pm, Monday to Saturday.  Callsave 1850 24 1850

Samaritans: 1850 60 90 90

Senior Helpline: 1850 440 444