The Broyles Foundation Resource Center
The Broyles Foundation is the first place caregivers, both family and professional,
turn for information regarding dementia. In addition to our own resource materials,
we distribute valuable information from local and national partners. This holistic
approach provides families the tools they need to care for their loves ones.
“Because resources should never
be a burden on a family in crisis.”
~ Frank Broyles
“Playbook for Alzheimer’s Caregivers”
When our work began in 2006, our approach was simple -- we wanted to create a comprehensive and affordable guide for Alzheimer’s caregivers. With the help of professionals from many different backgrounds, we created “The Coach Broyles Playbook For Alzheimer’s Caregivers.” With over ONE MILLION copies distributed in 11 different languages, the Playbook helps caregivers understand the disease and how to provide better care for their loved one.
Filled with fundamental tips and information, the Playbook was created specifically for Alzheimer’s caregivers and will guide you with this new chapter in your life. The hard copy version comes in a spiral-bound print edition.
Written specifically for Alzheimer’s caregivers, our playbook will help you define the unknown and tackle every-day life.
Available in spiral-bound print edition.
Our eBook is Downloadable in 11 different languages! Our playbooks was written specifically for Alzheimer’s caregivers. It will help you define the unknown and tackle every-day life.
Our companion cards allow you to discreetly share your loved one’s diagnosis while out and about in public – slipping a card to your waitress while at dinner or to a sales rep while out shopping will ensure they know a little extra time and patience may be required.
We help caretakers
navigate everyday living.
Education, Assistance & Counseling
If you or a loved one need any of our services, please contact us to speak with someone today.
We offer weekly support groups at two Northwest Arkansas locations. We are also available to speak with your group on a number of caregiver-related topics. If you’re not already in a support group, you are invited to join us to we’ll help you find one in your community.
Monthly Support Groups
- 2nd Wednesday of the Month (10:45-noon) at the Broyles Foundation
- 3rd Tuesday of the Month (10:45-noon) at Fellowship Bible Church, Rogers, Ark.
We’re certified to provide Continuing Education Units (CEU’s) for professionals in Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Facilities, including RN’s, LPN’s and Social Workers, Pharmacists, and Case Managers.
CEU Monthly Schedule:
- 1st Thursday of each month
- Last Thursday of each month
(Professional caregiver training includes three (3) CEUs. Call for pricing. Family training is free.)
Our staff is certified to counsel the individuals and the entire family alike. We can help you get acclimated as you take on a new role, and we will stay with you through the entire journey. We’re here, and we can help.
- Sessions are available every Monday and Friday afternoon from 1-5pm at the Broyles Foundation offices.
- Additional times are available by appointment.
Evaluating care within a family home versus care within a residential home can often be a difficult choice for caregivers. Our certified Alzheimer’s counselors are here to discuss your options with you – our professional opinions can help take the mental burden off of the family to ensure ease, comfort and happiness amidst living transitions.
Phone counseling is another complimentary resource that can be largely beneficial for the entire family – especially for families who live in different areas of the country. We guide your family through the entire conversation, to ensure everyone gets to voice concerns so that your family can choose the best plan of care for your loved one.
Need help finding the best resources in your community? We can help you! Connect with us for a personalized one-sheet of resources specific to your community – we work nation-wide, and have recommendations and resources for every community.
Got a Question? Go ahead, ask us anything.
We’re here, and we can help!
Our counseling team is comprised of caregiving veterans – which means there’s no question you can’t ask. Send us a note, and one of our certified counselors will connect with you as quickly as possible.
Education & Training
We educate caregivers nationwide.
Federal Government Sites
Here are some helpful website links related to Alzheimer’s Disease and caregiving.
- Area Agencies on Aging
- National Long-Term Care Ombudsman Resource Center
- Administration on Aging
- National Adult Day Services Association
- Alzheimer’s Disease Education and Referral Center
- Center for Drug Evaluation and Research
- Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
- National Institute on Aging
- National Institute of Mental Health
- Social Security Administration
- National Institutes of Health
- White House Health Care Resource Links