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Resources

Books and papers related to adults with Down Syndrome from the Adult Center for Down Syndrome in Park Ridge, Illinois

What would happen if people with Down syndrome ruled the world? by Dr. Dennis McGuire, Director of Psychosocial services at the Adult Down Syndrome Center in Park Ridge, Illinois

Aging Matters, Articles regarding aging as well as Alzheimer's from the National Down Syndrome Society

Adult Siblings Toolkit from the National Down Syndrome Congress

 

Aging Resources

The Arc San Francisco and the University of California, San Francisco Memory and Aging Center are working together to provide neurologic evaluations for Arc clients with Down syndrome who are experiencing changes in their thinking, daily function or behavior. The Memory and Aging Center evaluation includes neurological assessment and cognitive testing. More info here.

The Arc San Francisco invites you to participate in our telephone support group available the 3rd Thursday of each month. Moderated by a staff member of the Alzheimer’s Association. More info here.

The ARC San Francisco and the Alzheimer's Association are offering a variety of programs designed to help caregivers better understand dementia, manage the symptoms and prepare for the changes that occur as the disease progresses. View the opportunities here. 

 

Legal and Financial Resources

ABLE National Resource Center- www.ablenrc.org

A great explanation of the advantages of the ABLE Act and how to use it to save for the future.