Welcome to the NORTH CAROLINA William “Bill” Emery Caregiver Resource Center! 
A library for people living in North Carolina

In support of our mission, we provide free access to accurate, current, and comprehensive information to people with Alzheimer's disease, family members, caregivers and health professionals through the Emery Resource Library. Books, DVDs, and CDs are available on a variety of topics including brain health, symptom management, emotional health, family support, disease information, and more.


  • Check with your chapter to see if they offer a lending library - alz.org.  Put in  your zip code. 
  • Check out the National Virtual Library; the nation's oldest and foremost library and resource center devoted to increasing knowledge about Alzheimer's disease and other dementias.
  • Call 1-800-272.-3900 and speak to the care consultant who is part of a team who can provide you with more details and resources. 

How does the resource library work?

  • Our lending library is for those living in North Carolina who have Alzheimer's, their friends & families, and health professionals.  It is a free resource.
  • Up to two (2) items at a time may be checked out. Additional items listed on the order will need to be re-ordered upon the return of the first set of materials. 
  • All items are mailed based on availability. If the item(s) you requested is currently checked out by other members, we will keep you updated as they become available. If the item(s) is coming in shortly, we may hold your order so that we can ship it complete.
  • Items are loaned out for four (4) weeks. Please return items as soon as you are finished with them so others can enjoy them as well.
  • Each shipment will come with a postage-paid return envelope so items may be returned at no cost to you.

Gone Without A Trace An Exceptional True Story

Gone Without A Trace  An Exceptional True Story

Gone Without A Trace An Exceptional True Story
An Exceptional True Story by Marianne Dickerman Caldwell

Stella Dickerman, an accomplished artist and weaver, vanished mysteriously on September 13, 1991, two years after the onset of Alzheimer's disease.  Gone Without A Trace is the gripping personal story her daughter's quest for answers during the long search odyssey which ensued.  With heart-wrenching candor; Marianne Caldwell reveals the anguish of not knowing whether a love one is alive, and chronicles the depth of grief when there is no closure. It provides unique insight into the profound pain endured by the families of missing persons, and offers sensiitive guidance on how to comfort them.

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