Caregiver Support

Below are links to information dedicated to the family, friends and paid caregivers who support older adults with a developmental disability.

Quality of Life

Transition Planning

The Dynamic of Denial

Aging with Developmental Disabilities

Aging Issues

The Aging of Family Caregivers

Services & Programs for Older Adults

Philosophy & History of Long Term Care

Philosophy & History of Developmental Services


Articles on Aging & Developmental Disabilities

Aging and Intellectual Disabilities

Canadian Study of Health and Aging

Dementia and Intellectual Disabilities

Principles & Declarations

The Montreal Declaration on Intellectual Disabilities

This declaration affirms citizenship of people with intellectual disabilities and was adopted at the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization Conference in Montreal on October 6, 2004.

The Edinburgh Principles

These principles and guidelines were developed by the Edinburgh Group on Dementia Care Practices at a special meeting in Edinburgh, Scotland, February 5-7 2000.

OPADD Partners