Foundation Resources / Tools / Books / Inspiration

Our Active Campaigns:

  1. Our ChicagoStrong program!
  2. To help achieve our mission and purpose, you can JOIN our Sustaining Partnership Program!

#EndHungerNow Resources:

  1. Feeding America
  2. Why Hunger
  3. Greater Chicago Food Depository
  4. The End of Hunger: Renewed Hope for Feeding the World (edited by Jenny Dyer and Cathleen Falsani)

Suggested Tools:

  1. Alzheimer’s Association including 24/7 Helpline
  2. Alzheimer’s Association Local Resource Finder
  3. The Alzheimer’s Store
  4. AARP Member Benefits Guide for Caregivers
  5. AARP Family Caregiving website: Information, support, and resources
  6. CareZare: a free app you can download to help you, your family, and other caregivers coordinate care for your loved one with dementia
  7. Help for Alzheimers Families
  8. Daily Caring: 2019 Award Winner | Best Caregiver Website
  9. Teepa Snow’s Positive Approach to Care | YouTube Channel

Suggested Reading List:

  1. Creative Care: A Revolutionary Approach to Dementia and Elder Care by Anne Basting
  2. Juggling Life, Work, and Caregiving by Amy Goyer
  3. The Catalyst: How to Change Anyone’s Mind by Jonah Berger
  4. The Second Mountain: The Quest for a Moral Life by David Brooks
  5. The Generosity Network: New Transformational Tools for Successful Fund-Raising by Jennifer McCrea + Jeffrey C. Walker
  6. Creating Moments of Joy Along the Alzheimer’s Journey: A Guide for Families and Caregivers by Jolene Brackey
  7. The 36-Hour Day: A Family Guide to Caring for People Who Have Alzheimer’s Disease, Other Dementias, and Memory Loss by Nancy L. Mace + Peter V. Rabins
  8. The Knowledge Gap: The hidden cause of America’s broken education system — and how to fix it by Natalie Wexler
  9. Return on Courage: A Business Playbook for Courageous Change by Ryan Berman
  10. How to Improve Quality of Life for Someone Who Has Alzheimer’s by Esther Heerema, MSW

Inspirational Reads:

  1. Why We All Need Philosophy by Mark Manson
  2. On his 68th birthday, futurist and author Kevin Kelly shared 68 bits of unsolicited advice….advice that will surely change your approach to life. Enjoy!
  3. 50 ideas that can change your life!
  4. 100 (Short) Rules for a Better Life by Ryan Holiday
  5. The Happiness Manifesto by Todd Schnick