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.

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.

Changes in Intimacy and Sexuality

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Learn how to cope with changes in a relationship as Alzheimer’s or another dementia progresses. Find out about changes in intimacy, sexuality, and sex.

Traveling Overnight

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Traveling with someone with Alzheimer’s? Get tips to make the trip go smoothly. Find out how to plan ahead and what to do during your stay.

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