Alzheimer's & Dementia Resources

Memory loss, no matter the cause, can take a serious toll on those who experience it, those who are caregivers to them, and family members around it. Alzheimer’s and related dementia isn’t easy, but there are resources to help. Access state, national, caregiver, funding, and other resources.

Find resources created especially for South Dakotans with Alzheimer’s or related dementia.

South Dakota Chapter — Alzheimer’s Association

Long-Term Services & Supports

Caregiver Support Program
Being a caregiver for someone with Alzheimer’s or other related dementia can take an emotional, physical and financial toll. See how the Caregiver Support Program can help you!

Safe Return Program
Providing assistance when someone with Alzheimer’s or dementia becomes lost.

Partnership Funding Programs
Learn more about some partnership funding programs and whether they are accepting applications.

Recognized Dementia Care Training Programs
Find dementia care training programs that are recognized by the Alzheimer’s Association. These programs treat using the five topic areas of the Dementia Care Practice Recommendations.

Education Program
Find educational, recreational and support events in your area or online.

See other resources and programs.

See what to expect as Alzheimer’s and dementia progress, what role you as the caregiver should play, how to get your own support, care planning options, and more.

Caregiver Support Groups
Access helplines, offices, and support group meeting details. Get the support you need as a caregiver of someone with dementia.

South Dakota Lifespan Respite
Reduce your fatigue and utilize Lifespan Respite for some time to yourself. Take a break from your daily caregiving opportunities and focus on yourself. See how Lifespan Respite can benefit you, the care recipient, and the family.