Alzheimer's Bibliography for Children and Teenagers, an annotated bibliography of books on Alzheimer's, aging, nursing homes, and grief for children and teenagers.
Alzheimer's Disease: Helping Children Understand, recommended books, videos, and good advice from Mayo Clinic's Health Oasis.
Edgar's Place, great site for kids from the University of British Columbia School of Nursing.
Grandma Doesn't Remember Me Anymore, a wonderful children's story by Liane Skill.
Helping Children and Teens Understand Alzheimer's, helpful tips from the St. Louis Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association.
Keeping Memories Alive, a book by Rosemarie Bracken, and the Web site offers a support group and a message board.
Kids Page on Dementia, activities, gifts to make for the grandparent with Alzheimer's, and stories contributed by grandchildren of Alzheimer's patients are featured on this wonderful page by Carla, whose also has a page for her dad who has Alzheimer's.
My Memory Maker, My Memory Maker and Making Memories creative journals offer helpful suggestions for adults and coping strategies for children who are faced with the grief that accompanies Alzheimer's disease. The children's book contains writing prompts and lots of space for creative artwork. The parent's book contains color coded journaling pages as well as a resource guide, and sections devoted to subjects such as What Works, Connections and Suggested Readings. Also included is additional pertinent information and a glossary of terms.
Neuroscience for Kids, a wonderful learning activity site from maintained by Eric H. Chudler, Ph.D. and supported by a Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA) from the National Center of Research Resources.
This page began April 2000 and was last updated on July 7, 2000