Patient Support and Education
We've gathered a list of resources that provide information and support for behavior, cognitive, and memory conditions. Some of these resources are available at Dartmouth-Hitchcock (D-H) and some are external.
Alzheimer’s Association: The leading voluntary health organization in care, support and research for those living with memory loss and dementia. The association’s mission is "to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health."
Brain Support Network: A nonprofit organization focusing on the four atypical parkinsonism disorders, Lewy body dementia (LBD), progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP), multiple system atrophy (MSA), and corticobasal degeneration (CBD).
CurePSP: Learn more about atypical parkinsonisms such as supranuclear palsy (PSP), multiple system atrophy (MSA) and corticobasal degeneration (CBD), locate support groups, and find other resources.
D-H Aging Resource Center: Provides older adults, families, and community members with information, education, and support to help them live healthier and more informed lives.
D-H Balance Therapy: Physical therapists from our Rehabilitation Medicine program provide treatment for balance and dizziness.
D-H Lending Library: The Aging Resource Center's library of books, CDs, and DVDs on a variety of health and caregiving topics.
D-H Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Resource Center: Provides information, materials and programs to help patients and their care partners manage their everyday lives, and serve as a resource when they have questions or concerns.
Lewy Body Dementia Association (LBDA): LBDA is a nonprofit organization dedicated to raising awareness of the Lewy body dementias (LBD), supporting people with LBD, their families and caregivers and promoting scientific advances. The Association's purposes are charitable, educational, and scientific.