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Dementia Resources

Hawaii Resources

For further information on Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, these resources and links can answer all your questions.


The Alzheimer’s Association 24/7 Helpline: (800) 272-3900 and Chapter Office: 808-591-2771


The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support, and research. The Aloha Chapter serves individuals with memory loss, caregivers, health care professionals, concerned family and friends, and the general public. Services are statewide with specialists in every county.

The Association offers: information and referral, including multilingual information; care consultation; education for caregivers, community and professionals; support groups; safety programs, such as MedicAlert® + Alzheimer’s Association Safe Return®; a clinical trials index, Alzheimer’s Association TrialMatch®; and, online training and dementia certification; advocacy

Aloha Chapter Headquarters: Moana Boulevard, Suite 301, Honolulu, HI 96813

Hawaii Alzheimer’s Disease Initiative, UH Center on Aging


Provides “Memory Care Navigation” (help to connect persons living with dementia and their caregiver/s to resources and assessment of needs :

  • Access to Memory Care Navigators (Public Health Nurses who assist families dealing with or persons living with memory loss who need assessment and care plan)
  • Savvy Caregiver Program workshops on Oahu (an group-based, evidence-based training program for caregivers of persons living with memory loss)
  • Dementia Capability Curriculum for providers
  • Archived videos and webinars on dementia topics
  • Adapted Provider Practice Tools for medical professionals and care coordinators
  • Bookings for Dementia Friends Hawaii Information Sessions:

Positive Approach to Dementia Care (PAC) Training (Teepa Snow technique)
Dorothy Colby:

National Resources

ACT on Alzheimer’s (Minnesota)

Advanced Dementia

Alzheimer’s Association 2019 Facts & Figures

Alzheimerʻs Disease & Related Dementias (ADEAR, National Institute on Aging)

Bathing Without a Battle

Brain Health As You Age: You Can Make a Difference

Caring for a Person with Alzheimer’s Disease (National Institute on Aging)

The Conversation Kit for Families and Loved Ones of People with Alzheimer’s Disease or Other Forms of Dementia

Dementia Friendly America

Dementia Friends USA

Living Well: A Guide for Persons with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) and Early Dementia

Mayo Clinic: Alzheimer’s Disease

National Alzheimer’s Project Act and National Plan to Address Alzheimer’s Disease

National Alzheimer’s and Dementia Resource Center

National Task Group on Intellectual Disabilities & Dementia Practices

Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving

Teepa Snow Positive Approach to Dementia Care website

U.S. National website

The Validation Technique (Naomi Feil)

Virtual Dementia Tour

International Resources

Alzheimer’s Disease Internatonal

Alzheimer’s Society UK

Dementia Alliance International

Supported in part by grant No. 90ADPI0011-01-00 from the U.S. Administration for Community Living, Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, D.C. 20201. Grantees undertaking projects with government sponsorship are encouraged to express freely their findings and conclusions. Points of view or opinions do not, therefore, necessarily represent official ACL policy. The grant was awarded to Catholic Charities Hawaii for the Alzheimer’s Disease Program Initiative.