Resources for Dementia Patients & Caregivers

Local Agencies and Organizations

  • Aging and Disability Resource Center, groups run by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services that provide accurate, unbiased information on all aspects of life related to aging or living with a disability
  • Alzheimer’s & Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin, a source for patient and caregiver education and support as well as professional training … 608-232-3400
  • Alzheimer’s Association, the leading, global voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care and support, and the largest private, nonprofit funder of Alzheimer's research … 24/7 Helpline: 800-272-3900
  • Area Agency on Aging, a Dane County service for adults 60 and over or their families that provides access to services that help seniors stay in their homes … 608-261-9930
  • Madison Institute on Aging, an organization that studies the biology of aging, clinical geriatrics, life-span development, and social gerontology … 608-262-1818
  • Supporting Active Independent Lives (S.A.I.L.), a membership organization for people 55 and older that provides a wide array of services to help people stay independent … 608-230-4321 
  • Silver Alerts from the Wisconsin Crime Alert Network, a statewide program out of the Wisconsin Department of Justice that alerts citizens who have signed up for the service to receive Silver Alerts, alerts on missing persons and crime alerts ... 608-240-3597.

Online Resources

Support Groups

Local Adult Day Centers