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Alzheimer's Disease

  • 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.
  • Disaster Preparedness: Alzheimer's Caregiving Tips
    Be prepared to help a person with Alzheimer’s during natural disasters. Find out what supplies to keep on hand and what to do if you must leave home. This tip sheet is available as a PDF and an eBook. You can find more information about safety issues in Caring for a Person with Alzheimer’s Disease: Your Easy-to-Use Guide from the National Institute on Aging.
  • Driving Safety: Alzheimer's Caregiving Tips
    Know the danger signs for when a person with Alzheimer’s should limit or stop driving and how to discuss the issue sensitively. This tip sheet is available as a PDF and an eBook. You can also find information about driving in Caring for a Person with Alzheimer’s Disease: Your Easy-to-Use Guide from the National Institute on Aging.
  • 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.
  • Forgetfulness: Knowing When To Ask For Help
    Forgetfulness can be a normal part of aging, or it can be related to health issues, some of which can be treated. Read about common causes of memory problems and what to do about serious memory issues, such as dementia.
  • 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.
  • Helping Family and Friends Understand Alzheimer's Disease: Alzheimer's Caregiving Tips
    Get tips to help children and grandchildren understand Alzheimer’s disease plus ideas for spending time together. This tip sheet is available as a PDF and an eBook. You can also find information about helping family and friends understand Alzheimer's in Caring for a Person with Alzheimer’s Disease: Your Easy-to-Use Guide from the National Institute on Aging.  
  • Helping Kids Understand Alzheimer's Disease: Alzheimer's Caregiving Tips
    Get tips to help children and grandchildren understand Alzheimer’s disease plus ideas for spending time together. This tip sheet is available as a PDF and an eBook. You can also find information about helping kids understand Alzheimer's in Caring for a Person with Alzheimer’s Disease: Your Easy-to-Use Guide from the National Institute on Aging.
  • Holidays Hints: Alzheimer's Caregiving Tips
    Learn how to balance busy holiday activities with everyday care for a person with Alzheimer’s disease. This tip sheet is available as a PDF and an eBook. You can also find information about enjoying the holidays in Caring for a Person with Alzheimer’s Disease: Your Easy-to-Use Guide from the National Institute on Aging.
  • Home Safety for People with Alzheimer's Disease
    This 40-page booklet for caregivers gives room by-room suggestions for creating a safer space for people with Alzheimer’s disease.

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