Coeur D'Alene Area Resources


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The Dementia Coach is focused on meeting the unique needs of Dementia and Alzheimer’s caregivers; we focus on improving the quality of life for families challenged by Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease through our coaching services, tailored to meet individual needs.

The Area Agency on Aging of North Idaho, located in Coeur d’Alene, provides information and support that maximizes independence and quality of life for older adults, individuals with disabilities and vulnerable adults 18 years and older.  The agency serves the citizens of Benewah, Bonner, Boundary, Kootenai and Shoshone counties. We welcome you to our website for information on advocacy and services, as well as volunteer opportunities.


The Alzheimer’s Association works on a global, national and local level to enhance care and support for all those affected by Alzheimer’s and other dementias. We are here to help.

  • We have local chapters across the nation, providing services within each community. Find a chapter near you.
  • Our professionally staffed 24/7 Helpline (1.800.272.3900) offers information and advice to more than 300,000 callers each year and provides translation services in more than 200 languages.
  • We host face-to-face support groups and educational sessions in communities nationwide.

Our talent for blending charm, beauty and comfort with our extraordinary care and compassion is unparalleled. At Guardian Angel Homes our community is a testament to our innovation and vision for elder care, as well as our commitment to you, that your loved one will feel right at home.

Retirement • Assisted Living • Alzheimer’s & Dementia Care Specialists



National Resources


AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, with a membership of more than 37 million, that helps people turn their goals and dreams into real possibilities, strengthens communities and fights for the issues that matter most to families such as healthcare, employment security and retirement planning. We advocate for consumers in the marketplace by selecting products and services of high quality and value to carry the AARP name as well as help our members obtain discounts on a wide range of products, travel, and services.



Medicare is the federal health insurance program for people who are 65 or older, certain younger people with disabilities, and people with End-Stage Renal Disease (permanent kidney failure requiring dialysis or a transplant, sometimes called ESRD).

The different parts of Medicare help cover specific services: Click here for more info. 



Improve your financial skills.

  • Pay off a debt?
  • Create a budget?
  • Earn more money?
  • Build your savings?
  • Refinance your mortgage?

You can find tips on these topics and more in our Financial Education section.


At NIA, our mission is to discover what may contribute to a healthy old age as well as to understand and address the disease and disability sometimes associated with growing older. In pursuit of these goals, our research program covers a broad range of areas, from the study of basic cellular changes that occur with age to the examination of the biomedical, social, and behavioral aspects of age-related conditions, including Alzheimer’s disease.


The United States Social Security Administration (SSA) is an independent agency of the United States federal government that administers Social Security, a social insurance program consisting of retirement, disability, and survivors’ benefits.