New Michigan Dementia Resource Guide can assist families

Posted on 03/25/20

You can find a lot of information about dementia on the Internet, and many helpful resources exist for individuals and families - often in your own community.

However, it can be tough to know where to start. That’s why AARP Michigan developed this simple guide to help you and your family navigate the dementia care journey.
AARP Michigan Dementia Resource Guide.pdf

We hope this guide will assist you in the following ways:
• Help you locate the type of assistance you need. This directory lists pertinent government and nonprofit resources, which you can access both in-person and online.
• Help you connect with others. You’ll discover that you’re part of a vast community of individuals and families facing many of the same issues. You are not alone.
• Empower you and give you hope. It is possible to live well with dementia. Early detection and diagnosis can make a positive difference in terms of planning, treatment options, family relationships and quality of life.

This story is provided by AARP Michigan. Visit the AARP Michigan page for more news, events, and programs affecting retirement, health care, and more.

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