Prepare for a hospital stay with someone who has memory loss or dementia. Find tips for planning ahead for emergency and other hospital visits, what to do before you go, what to bring along, questions to ask, and more. Keywords:Alzheimer's Disease, Caregiving, Hospitalization
Find information for those recently diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease and their caregivers about healthcare and financial planning, advance directives, and where to go for legal help. Also includes a list of steps to take and other resources for advance planning. Keywords:Alzheimer's Disease, Financial Planning, Legal Planning
Learn about Lewy body dementia, a surprisingly common type of brain disorder that causes changes in the ability to think and move. The two main types—dementia with Lewy bodies and Parkinsons' disease dementia—differ in the earliest signs. Keywords:Caregiving, Dementia, Lewy body dementia, Parkinson's Disease
Read about the types of issues—vision, hearing, reaction time, and more—that can make it difficult for older people to drive. Get tips for driving safely, deciding when to give up driving, and finding ways to get around when no longer driving.
Spanish Version Keywords:Driving, Eyes and Vision, Safety, Sensory Impairment
Learn about joining an Alzheimer’s disease clinical trial or study, and why participating in research is important in our search for treatments and cures. Find out what it’s like to participate, questions you should ask, and what you can expect. Keywords:Alzheimer's Disease, Clinical Trials, Research
Although Alzheimer's disease currently has no cure, recent research results point toward a day when it might be possible to delay, slow down, or even prevent this devastating brain disorder. This 24-page booklet describes the latest NIA-funded research about prevention of Alzheimer's disease and age-related cognitive decline, from physical exercise and diet to social engagement and cognitive training. Also included are tips for staying healthy as you grow older. Keywords:Alzheimer's Disease, Brain and Nerves, Chronic Condition, Cognitive Decline, Diet, Exercise, Prevention, Research, Risk
This 19-page easy-to-read booklet describes what happens when someone has Alzheimer’s disease and how it differs from normal aging. Read about when to see the doctor, possible treatments, and how patients and caregivers can get help.
Spanish Version Keywords:Alzheimer's Disease