Health and Aging

Caregiving

Caring for a Person with Alzheimer's Disease

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Get Alzheimer's care information and advice in this comprehensive guide. Discusses daily care, sundowning and other behaviors, and where to find help.

¿Ahora qué? Pasos a seguir después de ser diagnosticado con la enfermedad de Alzheimer

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¿Ha sido diagnosticado con la enfermedad de Alzheimer o la demencia? Encuentre información sobre el cuidado de la salud, la seguridad en el hogar, el trabajo, el ejercicio, y mucho más. Obtenga la ayuda que necesite.

Now What? Next Steps After a Diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease

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Have you been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or dementia? Find information about health care, home safety, work, exercise, and more. Get the help you need.

Category E. Care and Caregiver Support

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Research helps improve quality of life for family and other caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s. They can get support and cope with troubling behavior.

End-of-Life Care

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Read about end-of-life care for a family member with Alzheimer’s disease. Palliative care and hospice services can provide comfort in an emotional time.

Money Problems

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Money problems may be an early sign of Alzheimer’s disease. Learn the warning signs and what a family member can do to help prevent financial abuse.

Caring for Yourself

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Caring for someone with Alzheimer’s? Learn how to get help from family, friends, and others. Care for your own physical, mental, and spiritual health.

 

Home Safety

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Get tips to make a home safer for a person with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia. Lock up poison and medicine and take steps to prevent falling.

Going to the Hospital

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Going to the hospital can be stressful for someone with Alzheimer’s or another dementia. Know what to expect and what to do in the ER and upon admission.

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