Alzheimer’s Coaching

In her latest book, “Alzheimer’s Coaching: Taking A Systems Approach In Creating An Alzheimer’s Friendly Healthcare Workforce” Dr. Éthelle G. Lord reveals her heart-felt feelings born of her experience as family caregiver for her husband, Major Larry S. Potter, USAF Retired, a specialist in the field of small business education, who lives with the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s.


Alzheimer’s Coaching: Taking A Systems Approach In Creating An Alzheimer’s Friendly Healthcare Workforce

By Dr. Ethelle G. Lord

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Alzheimer’s Primer

Dr. Ethelle G. Lord's book "How in the World... and Now What Do I Do?" is now available for purchase. It outlines a series of coping skills while providing encouragement and guidance.


Alzheimer’s Primer

By Dr. Ethelle G. Lord, available in four languages

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ICA Partners in Alzheimer’s & Dementia Caregiving

Here you’ll find a listing of ICA’s partners who share our vision of raising the standard of care for Alzheimer’s and dementia patients and loved ones.

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Teepa Snow is a dementia-care education specialist with a background in occupational therapy and over 30 years in clinical practice. She helps people go from what they think they know about dementia to greater awareness. Take a look, and then try some of the tips she offers.

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The Eden Alternative® is an international, non-profit 501(c)3 organization dedicated to creating quality of life for Elders and their care partners, wherever they may live. Through education, consultation, and outreach, we offer person-directed principles and practices that support the unique needs of different living environments, ranging from the nursing home to the neighborhood street.

For more information, visit the Eden Alternative website at


Memory-Lane.TV brings a new way to deal with Alzheimer’s symptoms from your home using multi-sensory stimulation. Alban Maino and his team have developed a unique way to use media, scenes of nature, music, feelings, reminiscence techniques, respite and wellbeing to those living with dementia. The system allows a person and his care-partner to a relive life experiences over and over again, to dream, reproducing positive emotions and stimulating communication with positive elements and technology.

Beginning with the moment of awakening in the morning, engagement in guided activities in the afternoon, and finally a way to sufficient distract and avoid Sundown Syndrome at the end of each day – a caregiver’s dream!

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FCA operates the National Center on Caregiving, through which we produce legislative analyses, research reports, and newsletters documenting public policy, emerging trends and caregiver needs and services. Consultation on program development and Best Practices in caregiving services is available to assist in the development of caregiver support services throughout the country.