988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline
988 has been designated as the new three-digit dialing code that will route callers to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (now known as the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline), and is now active across the United States. When people call, text, or chat 988, they will be connected to trained counselors that are part of the existing Lifeline network. These trained counselors will listen, understand how their problems are affecting them, provide support, and connect them to resources if necessary.
Alzheimer’s and dementia: What’s the difference?
Learn why despite these terms often being used interchangeably, they actually have different meanings.
Early-Onset Alzheimer’s Disease
Hopkin’s Medicine reviews the key symptoms, stages, and signs of early-onset Alzheimer’s disease. Find the next steps for after you receive an early-onset Alzheimer’s diagnosis.
Mayo Clinic’s ‘What is Young-Onset Alzheimer’s?’ Resource
Learn about what young-onset Alzheimer’s is, what it can look like, coping tips, and more. “When Alzheimer’s begins in middle age, misdiagnosis may be more likely. This rare form of Alzheimer’s affects work, finances, and family.”
Analysis of Dementia Healthcare Records
Read a study on the atypical behaviors and needs of younger-onset dementia patients.
The Hogeweyk® – Dementia Village
Learn about an alternative way of care from the Netherlands that has become a great inspiration for others in the world who are looking for humanizing care for the growing numbers diagnosed with dementia.
National Alzheimer’s Buddies
We pair college students with dementia residents for weekly 1-on-1 visits. We train students to befriend those with dementia, to learn about the person beneath the disease — their passions, their story — and to focus on discovering new ways to make the most of the present.
Northwestern Medicine: For Care Partners of Individuals Living with Younger-Onset Dementia
Northwestern Medicine offers monthly support groups for family members and care partners of people living with dementia. During the pandemic, these groups are offered through Zoom.
Lorenzo’s House Youth Summit Takeaways
Find the main takeaways from Lorenzo’s House 2022 Youth Summit here. Learn about the impact of awareness of thoughts, the impact of caregiver art, and of sharing personal stories.
Youth with Dementia-Diagnosed Family Members
Find resources, personal stories, and facts from tweens, teens, and young adults with family members recently diagnosed with dementia.
Share Your Resource
Do you have a resource that you feel could benefit someone living with a younger-onset dementia diagnosis? Or perhaps a resource that may help someone simply understand what younger-onset dementia is? We aim to collect your resources and share them with the Lorenzo’s House audience!
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