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Lewy Body Dementia: Information for Patients, Families, and Professionals

Learn about Lewy body dementia (Lewy body disease), a brain disorder that affects older adults and causes changes in thinking and movement.

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Keywords: Lewy body dementia, Parkinson's Disease, Dementia, Caregiving, Training Materials for Professionals

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So Far Away: Twenty Questions and Answers About Long-Distance Caregiving

Using a question-and-answer format, this beautifully illustrated, 44-page booklet offers information about caregiving from afar. It explores topics such as complex family relationships, legal issues, housing options, and advance directives.

PDF (2.63 MB)
Keywords: Caregiving, Home Care

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Acute Hospitalization and Alzheimer's Disease: A Special Kind of Care

If you’re a nurse or other hospital employee, learn how to care for people with Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia. Find techniques that work.

PDF (2.4 MB)
Keywords: Alzheimer's Disease, Hospitalization, Training Materials for Professionals

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Alzheimer's Disease: Unraveling the Mystery

An essential primer on Alzheimer’s disease, this 80-page publication describes how the brain works and how it changes with age in healthy people and people with Alzheimer’s. Research on causes, diagnosis, prevention, potential treatments, and caregiver support is summarized. Look for full-color illustrations, a glossary, and a list of resources.

PDF (8.75 MB)
Keywords: Alzheimer's Disease

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Sundowning: Alzheimer's Caregiving Tips

Get tips for coping with sundowning—restlessness or agitation in the late afternoon and early evening in a person with Alzheimer’s.

PDF (198.36 KB) | ePub (247.71 KB) | Kindle (165.38 KB)
Keywords: Alzheimer's Disease, Caregiving

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The Dementias: Hope Through Research

This NIH guide is an overview of research on Alzheimer's, vascular dementia, mixed dementia, CTE, frontotemporal disorders, Lewy body dementia, and more.

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Keywords: Dementia, Alzheimer's Disease, Frontotemporal Disorders, Progressive Supranuclear Palsy, Lewy body dementia, Vascular Dementia, Mixed Dementia, Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease, Head Injury, Risk Factors, Diagnosis, Treatment, Research, Corticobasal Degeneration

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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.

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

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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.

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Keywords: Alzheimer's Disease, Safety, Caregiving

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Managing Personality and Behavior Changes: Alzheimer's Caregiving Tips

Get tips for coping with personality and behavior changes, such as pacing or feeling sad, that are common in people with Alzheimer’s disease.

PDF (1.05 MB) | ePub (178.88 KB) | Kindle (165.59 KB)
Keywords: Alzheimer's Disease, Caregiving

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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.

PDF (369.64 KB) | ePub (240.38 KB) | Kindle (149.4 KB)
Keywords: Alzheimer's Disease, Caregiving

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