Community Resources

The Washington Home has curated resources from across the industry to provide you with a central source for information on senior health and end-of-life care.

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National Council on Aging
Mission: Improve the lives of millions of older adults, especially those who are struggling
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The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America
The mission of the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) is to provide support, services and education to individuals, families and caregivers affected by Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias nationwide, and fund research for better treatment and a cure.
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Alzheimer’s Disease Education and Referral (ADEAR) Center
Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause of dementia in older adults. It is a progressive brain disorder that slowly destroys memory and thinking skills. It is not a normal part of aging. Learn more about the disease, and get news, tips, and resources for caregivers and health care professionals.
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The Alzheimer’s Association
The Alzheimer’s Association leads the way to end Alzheimer’s and all other dementia — by accelerating global research, driving risk reduction and early detection, and maximizing quality care and support.
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Caring.com’s Resource Guide on Assisted Living
Assisted living is a type of care for older adults who need help with normal daily activities that’s provided in a residential facility. To best understand what assisted living is, it can be helpful to define what it’s not. It is not a nursing home or a setting where residents need round-the-clock medical care. Instead,... Read more »