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Home Safety for People with Alzheimer's Disease

Get home safety tips that help a person with Alzheimer’s disease age in place. Learn what to do about driving, emergencies, and more.

PDF (3.98 MB)
Spanish Version
Keywords: Alzheimer's Disease, Safety, Caregiving

Hallucinations, Delusions, and Paranoia: Alzheimer's Caregiving Tips

Learn how to react and keep things calm when a person with Alzheimer’s experiences hallucinations, delusions, or paranoia. This tip sheet is available as a PDF and an eBook. You can also find information about hallucinations, delusions, and paranoia in Caring for a Person with Alzheimer’s Disease: Your Easy-to-Use Guide from the National Institute on Aging.

PDF (503.17 KB) | ePub (266.33 KB) | Kindle (158.78 KB)
Keywords: Alzheimer's Disease, Caregiving

Hospitalization Happens: A Guide to Hospital Visits for Individuals with Memory Loss

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.

PDF (5.42 MB)
Keywords: Alzheimer's Disease, Hospitalization, Caregiving

Hospital Hints

Get tips for a hospital stay, including what to bring and what to leave at home, what to expect during admission, patient rights, and different types of hospital staff. Also includes safety tips, questions to ask, and steps to take after you leave the hospital.

PDF (494.5 KB)
Spanish Version
Keywords: Hospitalization, Health Care, Physicians

Coping with Agitation and Aggression: Alzheimer's Caregiving Tips

Understand the possible causes of Alzheimer’s-related agitation and aggression, and learn how to respond to troubling behavior. This tip sheet is available as a PDF and an eBook. You can also find information about coping with agitation and aggression in Caring for a Person with Alzheimer’s Disease: Your Easy-to-Use Guide from the National Institute on Aging.

PDF (506.65 KB) | ePub (240.36 KB) | Kindle (149.41 KB)
Keywords: Alzheimer's Disease, Caregiving

Exercise and Physical Activity: Alzheimer's Caregiving Tips

Get tips for starting a simple, safe exercise program at home. This tip sheet is available as a PDF and an eBook. You can also find information about exercise and physical activity in Caring for a Person with Alzheimer’s Disease: Your Easy-to-Use Guide from the National Institute on Aging.

PDF (1011.1 KB) | ePub (276.81 KB) | Kindle (185.65 KB)
Keywords: Alzheimer's Disease, Caregiving, Exercise

Safe Use of Medicines

This 13-page booklet has personal stories, answers to common questions, and practical tips to help older people take their medicines safely.

PDF (3.59 MB)
Keywords: Medicines, Prescription Drugs, Safety

Rummaging and Hiding Things: Alzheimer's Caregiving Tips

Take steps to protect belongings while letting a person with Alzheimer’s rummage through drawers and other storage areas. This tip sheet is available as a PDF and an eBook. You can also find information about rummaging in Caring for a Person with Alzheimer’s Disease: Your Easy-to-Use Guide from the National Institute on Aging.

PDF (483.44 KB) | ePub (327.16 KB) | Kindle (232.95 KB)
Keywords: Alzheimer's Disease, Caregiving

Long-Distance Caregiving—A Family Affair

Discover how teamwork can help you be a long-distance caregiver for an aging family member, including tips on splitting caregiving responsibilities.


Keywords: Caregiving, Financial Planning, Long-Term Care

Long-Distance Caregiving—Getting Started

Find tips to be a long-distance caregiver, including how to get started, stay connected, find local resources, and more.


Keywords: Caregiving, Financial Planning, Long-Term Care

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