Creating Dementia-Capable Systems for Idaho

This project focuses on enhancing the quality of life for persons with dementia and their caregivers. The project strengthens dementia capability for service providers, public, family caregivers, and education programs.

To find specific information and resources about Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias contact your local Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association.

As a caregiver, we sometimes find that we need a break from caregiving. To learn more about respite services contact a local Area Agency on Aging. 

We can use the area map below to find the nearest provider or referral agency. Also to the right, “Quick Tips” and “Resources” are available to better assist us with finding reliable information and supports.

Communicating with a Person with Dementia

Coming Soon: Training for people who work and interact with persons with dementia:

Free online training through ICOA’s Aging Education Gateway for direct care workers, family caregivers and others working directly with people with dementia: four (4) core courses and three (3) advanced courses

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Aging Education Gateway

COMING SOON!! Learn how to age successfully by engaging in ICOA’s free, self-paced interactive learning. These quick, information-packed courses bring the understanding & techniques you need. Topics include a variety of age-related information including adult protection, dementia, respite, nutrition, health promotion, caregiver support & more! Click to go to the Gateway & begin your journey!