Additional Patient Resources
Memory Cafes: Memory cafes are spots where caregivers and people with dementia can get together with others in the same situation in a comfortable environment. If you would like to find a memory cafe near you then you can click the link to find your state and contact information for each cafe. https://www.memorycafedirectory.com/state-directories/
Alzheimer's Support: If you are looking with Alzheimer's resources within New Jersey, you can find it with Alzheimer's New Jersey. They are committed to individuals and families that are impacted by Alzheimer’s and dementia right here at home in New Jersey. Click Here
Clinical Trials: If you're interested in participating in clinical trials in your area, you can check for current studies recruiting click here
Multiple Sclerosis: The New Jersey Metro Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society works to improve the quality of life for people affected by MS living in Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Ocean, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex, Union, and Warren County and raise funds for critical MS research. Click here to join the movement toward a world free of MS.
Parkinson's Disease Support: The APDA New Jersey Chapter helps people with Parkinson's find local resources. Click here if you're looking for Parkinson's resources in New Jersey.
Lewy Body Disease (LBD): The Lewy Body Dementia Association is an organization dedicated to raising awareness of the Lewy body dementias (LBD), supporting people with LBD, their families and caregivers and promoting scientific advances. Click Here to find out more.
Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD): The Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration is an organization dedicated to raising awareness of FTD, supporting people with FTD, their families and caregivers and promoting a future free of FTD. Click Here to find out more.
Neurodegenerative Disorders: The National Institute of Aging also has very informative resources regarding Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders. Click Here to find out more.
The NIH National Cancer Institute also has valuable information regarding understanding post-treatment "chemobrain" and cognitive impairment: Click Here
The National Stroke Association also has helpful information regarding the effects of stroke on the brain for Vascular Dementia (Click Here ) and post stroke effects (Click Here)
The NIH on Aging and NIH on Neurological Disorders and Stroke also have informative materials. Click Here: NIH Stroke (Vascular Issues)
Homebound Seniors: Connections at Home is a local nonprofit organization that provides resources to support the homebound and their families and caregiver (Click Here) Their staff will help their clients connect with others, and to find the services they need, whether it be housing, in-home care, medical services, or food and transportation. They also have an excellent resource guide for services in the New Jersey area for seniors and the geriatric population (Click Here).
The New Jersey Memory Center is easily accessible from many different areas in North Jersey (such as Wayne, Cedar Grove, Belleville, Irvington, Bloomfield, Passaic, Livingston, Hanover, Cedar Knolls, Morristown, Upper Montclair, Paterson, Madison, Clifton, Nutley, etc.). We've had patients come from various points in New Jersey (including Morris County, Bergen County, Union County, Passaic County, Sussex County, and Monmouth County) as well as patients who live in New York. You can use your GPS to follow the easiest route to 80 Pompton Ave., Suite 106, Verona, NJ from your home location.