Alzheimer’s Primer

Dr. Ethelle G. Lord's book "How in the World... and Now What Do I Do?" is now available for purchase. It outlines a series of coping skills while providing encouragement and guidance.


Alzheimer’s Primer

By Dr. Ethelle G. Lord, available in four languages

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Alzheimer’s and Dementia Coaching

In her latest book, “Alzheimer’s and Dementia Coaching: Taking A Systems Approach In Creating An Alzheimer’s Friendly Healthcare Workforce” Dr. Éthelle G. Lord reveals her heart-felt feelings born of her experience as family caregiver for her husband, Major Larry S. Potter, USAF Retired, a specialist in the field of small business education, who lives with the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s.


Alzheimer’s and Dementia Coaching: Taking A Systems Approach In Creating An Alzheimer’s Friendly Healthcare Workforce

By Dr. Ethelle G. Lord

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To date there are no effective treatments available for those diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or dementia, and this in spite of millions spent on scientific research. Relief for family care providers and the medical community continues to elude us. Everyone is frustrated about what to say and what to do to improve the care of millions

Research is ongoing to find a cure for Alzheimer’s and other dementias. Discovering new supplements and treatments is a regular activity at the International Caregivers Association (ICA) for its members. Caregivers come from all corners to share their unique yet predictable yearning for a better quality of life for the person they provide dementia care

Please take a moment to complete this family caregiver self-assessment and find out how your journey as family caregiver for someone living with dementia fairs, where you could use some help, and where to find that help.

Important dementia study and invitation to find 30 participants. Registration is opened until the end of February 2016.

The Care/Social Community for dementia care is changing the course of dementia care for everyone. A DDHome(TM) is different from all other living models in two main areas: design and care partnership model of care. Take a listen to this important interview with Dr. Gordon Atherley from the Family Caregivers United radio program.