• Doctors & clinicians
  • Hospitals
  • Nursing homes including rehab services
  • Home health services
  • Hospice care
  • Inpatient rehabilitation facilities
  • Long-term care hospitals

click here: https://www.medicare.gov/care-compare/     



COA’s Paulette Kozlowski New Book, Guidance Through the Care-Giving Journey – Into the World of Dementia

COA’s Paulette Kozlowski, RN, CRRN, CDP, QDCS, ADC, has published a new book, Guidance Through the Care-Giving Journey – Into the World of Dementia.  The book invites readers to step into the extraordinary world of dementia in order to both improve their understanding of the experience of those in their care and improve their caregiving journey. The book is available for purchase at Amazon, Amazon Kindle, and Barnes & Noble retailers. To purchase on Amazon, please click here. To learn more, click here.


Caregiver Stress and Burnout

National Alliance for Caregiving
Family Caregiver Alliance
elderSource, Area Agency on Aging & Disability Resource Center of Northeast Florida
elderSource Institute, Virtual Caregiver Support Groups
Community Hospice and Palliative Care
Alzheimer’s Association 24-hour helpline: 800-272-3900
Alzheimer’s Foundation Toll-Free Helpline 866-232-8484 9AM-9PM ET weekdays, 9AM-3PM ET Weekends
Well-Med Caregiver Support
Daily Caring
Alzheimer’s Speaks
Art Time
Maria’s Place: Activities for Memory and Seniors
The SCAN Foundation
The Caregiver Space
Teepa Snow: Positive Approach to Care
Download: Honoring Choices FL Advanced Care Planning packet



Facebook Group: Caregiver Collective

The SCAN Foundation Millennial Caregiving




Books available for borrowing from the COA Community Care-Giving Library:

(In alphabetical order by title)

A Caregiver’s Guide to Alzheimer’s Disease by P. Callone, C. Kudlaced, B. Vasiloff, J. Manternach, and R. Brumback MD

Alzheimer’s Essentials- Practical Skills for Caregivers by Bretten Gordeau & Jeffrey Hillier PhD

Caregiving with Laughter – A Husband’s Perspective  by Steve Adzima

Caring for the Caregiver  Sponsored by Parke-Davis

Coach Broyles’ Playbook for Alzheimer’s Caregivers by Frank J. Boyles

Coping with Caregiver Worries by James Sherman PhD

Daily Comfort for Caregivers Devotional Readings by Barbour Publishing Inc.

Daily Comforts for Caregivers by Pat Samples

Dementia Reconsidered – the person comes first by Tom Kitwood

Depression in the Elderly an Interdisciplinary Approach by G. Maureen Chaisson-Stewart

End of Life -Helping with Comfort and Care by NIA, NIH, US Dept. of Health & Human Services

Feeling Good – The New Mood Therapy by David D. Burns MD

Generational Cooking – A story about Life and Becoming a Caregiver by L. Ratzthompson

Guidance Through the Care-Giving Journey – Into the World of Dementia by Paulette Kozlowski

He’s Doing This to Spite Me by S. Hartman MSW, LCSW, and D. Kleber PhD

Living with Grief – Alzheimer’s Disease by Hospice Foundation of America

Living in the Labrinth – A personal Journey through the Maze of Alzheimer’s by D. McGowin

Love, Loss, and Dementia by L. Austin and H. Gershbein

Still Alice by Lisa Genova

The Alzheimer’s Spouse by Mary K. Doyle

The 36-Hour Day by Nancy Mace, M.A., and Peter Rabins, M.D.

The Mind-Body Mood Solution by Jeffrey Rossman PhD

The Validation Breakthrough (Second Edition) by Naomi Feil

The Validation Training Program based on the works of Naomi Feil; Manual by V. Klerk-Rubin

Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease by Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Assoc.

When Alzheimer’s Disease Strikes! By Stephen Sapp

You Say Goodbye and We Say Hello by Tom & Karen Brenner


Children’s Books:

A Window of Time by Audrey O. Leighton

Grandpa Doesn’t Know It’s Me by Donna Guthrie

Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge by Mem Fox


Free Handouts available at the COA: (from the LBDA, NIA, and PDF)

Caring for a Person with Alzheimer’s Disease

Facing Lewy Body Dementia Together

Frontotemporal Disorders – Information for Patients, Families, and Professionals

Lewy Body Dementia – Information for Patients, Families, and Professionals

Long-Distance Caregiving

Parkinson’s Disease resource List

Preventing Alzheimer’s Disease – What Do We Know?

Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease – What you need to know

Understanding Memory Loss – What to do when you have trouble Remembering


Community Care-Giving is supported by a grant from the I. R. Bowen and Katherine H. Bowen Fund at The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida.

About The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida:

Now in its 57th year, The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida (www.jaxcf.org) is Florida’s oldest and largest community foundation. The Foundation works to stimulate philanthropy to build a better community – helping donors invest their philanthropic gifts wisely, helping nonprofits serve the region effectively, and helping people come together to make the community a better place.  The Foundation has $550 million in assets and has made grants of $600 million since 1964.