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Forms & Resources

 

External Links and Resources for Healthcare Professionals and Educators


Brain Health Resource
The Brain Health Resource toolkit has been designed by the USDHHS Administration for Community Living (ACL); the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC); and the National Institutes of Health (NIH). It offers current, evidence-based information and resources to facilitate conversations with older people about brain health as we age. Designed for use at senior centers and in other community settings, materials are written in plain language and explain what people can do to help keep their brains functioning at their best. The Brain Health Resource has three components:

  • PowerPoint Presentation
  • Two-page Handout
  • Medicine, Age, and Your Brain resources

The Assessment of Cognitive Complaints Toolkit for Alzheimer’s Disease
The ACCT-AD is composed of two components, the instruction manual and the complete toolkit. The ACCT-AD is designed to provide primary care providers with the tools necessary to recognize normal cognition, diagnose Alzheimer’s disease, and identify other cognitive problems requiring specialty referral. The web link includes access to the following:

  • Cognitive Complaints Toolkit for Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Cognitive Complaints Toolkit for Alzheimer’s Disease Instruction Manual
  • 2017 Guidelines for Alzheimer’s Disease Management
  • Alzheimer’s Disease Program Report to the Legislature, March 2018
  • Geriatric Depression and Dementia Scale Mobile Application
  • Medication and Treatment Options for Persons with Cognitive Impairment

 

External Links and Resources for Patients/Families/Caregivers

Brain Health Fact Sheet (English) We all want to stay healthy and independent as we get older. Along with keeping our bodies in good shape,we want to keep our minds healthy, too.
Brain Health Fact Sheet (Spanish) Todos queremos permanecer saludables e independientes aun con el avance de los años. Tanto como mantener nuestro cuerpo en buena forma, también queremos mantener una mente sana.
Participating in Activities You Enjoy— More Than Just Fun and Games Tips from the National Institute on Aging
Did you know that participating in activities you enjoy may also help support healthy aging?
Brain Health You Can Make a Difference!
This brochure will provide you with some information and guidance to help you make smart choices about your brain health with each passing year.
BRAIN HEALTH:Medicine, Age, and Your Brain While medicines can help you treat your health conditions, some can create problems for your brain. This fact sheet discusses why this happens, what groups of medicines can affect your brain, and how to get help with controlling the reactions or side effects that these medicines might cause.

My Resource Pal Is an up-to-date database of services available to Camden County residents. Results are displayed based on location, and users can save, share, and connect to programs directly through the website. Find food, housing, transportation services, and more in and around South Jersey.

Local Area Agency on Aging
Department of Human Services 1-877-222-3737.

Alcohol
A public service website for Alcoholics providing information about AA, meeting times and locations, events and services in the South Jersey region.

PurpleBinder
Purple Binder has all the essentials for population needs. From Employment, health, Food needs, housing, education, and so much more.

Move Today
Move Today is a 12 session exercise program designed for older adults. The program will help to improve balance, posture, muscle strength, and increased flexibility.

CDC home Safety Checklist
A home Fall Prevention Checklist for Older Adults.

Take Control of Your Life
Who cares? We do!

Physical Activity
Be on your Way to a Healthier you with one click

New Jersey Quit Line
New Jersey Tobacco Helpline: 1-866-657-8677

Alzheimer’s Association
24/7 Worried About Memory Changes? 24/7 Helpline: 1-800-272-3900

National Council on Seniors Drug & Alcohol Rehab
Caring for our senior citizens struggling with addiction

Recovery
Find the Best Dual-Diagnosis Recovery Program for Cognitive Disorders and Substance Abuse

National Alliance for Cargiving
Rare Disease Caregiving

Advance Directive
An advance directive is a legal document that you can complete on your own that can help ensure your preferences for various medical treatments are followed if you become unable to make your own healthcare decisions. Your advance directive only goes into effect if your physician has evaluated you and determined that you are unable to understand your diagnosis, treatment options or the possible benefits and harms of the treatment options.

Five Wishes
Five Wishes has become America’s most popular living will because it is written in everyday language and helps start and structure important conversations about care in times of serious illness. Learn More.