The journey with Alzheimer’s and dementia is different for every person, but fortunately there are many resources online to support and offer guidance. The blogs listed below have been designated as the best because they consistently educate, inspire, and empower their readers.
The blogs take different approaches and have varying focus areas. Sample them until you find the sites that speak to you and your path through Alzheimer’s and dementia.
Adventures with Dementia – written by a caregiver to a wife with dementia, shares information as well as daily minutiae.
Alzheimer’s Association Blog – the official blog of the Alzheimer’s Association, with resources for anyone touched by the disease.
Alzheimer’s & Dementia Weekly – over 1,000 articles on many topics related to Alzheimer’s and dementia.
Alzheimer’s Insights: An ADCS Blog – blog devoted to serious research on dementia and Alzheimer’s, with links to the most up-to-date research.
Alzheimers.net – an online community that support people affected by Alzheimer’s disease
Alzheimer’s Speaks Blog – site includes a broad range of topics, including personal stories, caregiving techniques, and lessons learned.
Alzheimer’s Reading Room – a place caregivers can find high-quality and accurate information to better help them in their new roles, and realize they aren’t alone in their journey
Alzheimer’s Universe – created to educate family members and caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s, provide the most up-to-date Alzheimer’s disease information, and offer help for people with mild memory loss due to Alzheimer’s, through interactive lessons and engaging activities
Alan Arnette’s Alzheimer’s Blog – written by a well-known mountain climber whose mother was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, includes interesting links and videos.
The Caregiver’s Voice – founded to serve caregivers and professionals who work with adults with cognitive impairment or dementia
CareLiving.org – blog of Glen Campbell’s wife Kim, urging caregivers to take care of themselves and sharing research and information about dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.
Cognitive Vitality – dedicated to empowering people to make informed decisions about their brain health
Dealing with Alzheimer’s Blog – a personal blog written by someone diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, sharing her day-to-day challenges.
Dementia Be Damned – written by a sister caregiver, includes tips, resources and experiences.
Dementia By Day – written with a fresh approach by a dementia care consultant with a master’s degree in gerontology and an author.
Dementia Daze Dosage – blog focuses on how someone can come to terms with dementia along with insights into the disease for caregivers.
Dementia Diaries: A Journey with Dementia – blog written by a caregiver, who along the way founded a nonprofit whose goal is to help families with the overwhelming cost of caring for a family member with dementia.
Dealing with Dementia – blog chronicling the journey of a dementia caregiver, including actionable advice on how to deal with real issues the community faces.
Early Onset Alzheimer’s Blog: Encourage, Inspire, and Inform – a trove of info about what it’s like to care for a loved one with Alzheimer’s and dementia
Elder Care at Home’s Blog – a thoroughly documented referral service for family members looking for support at home
Help! Aging Parents – a blog full of tips about caring for aging parents, created by a caregiver who has personal experience.
Living in the Shadows of Alzheimer’s – created by a caregiver, blog includes resources from various organizations and support groups, products for people with Alzheimer’s, and a poetry section.
The Long and Winding Road – a blog created to educate and advocate for people who have Alzheimer’s, by a caregiver.
Memories from My Life – blog features personal stories of caregiving for a parent with Alzheimer’s, as well as scientific news.
My Demented Mom – a highly personal account of a caregiver managing illness and mourning loss.
Sharing My Life with Lewy Bodies Dementia – author talks extensively about what it’s like to have LBD
Truthful Loving Kindness – written by a woman with mild cognitive impairment about her journey, includes contributors who share their personal stories as well.
Allan S. Vann’s Blog – includes personal experience as a caregiver for 10 years.
Which Me Am I Today? – blog by a health expert, former nurse and current writer who was diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer’s in 2014.
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