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Caring for Yourself: Alzheimer's Caregiving Tips

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.  

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Keywords: Alzheimer's Disease, Caregiving, Dementia, Mental Health

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Go4Life "Be active every day!" swimmer poster

Just what your fitness center, senior center, or doctor's office ordered! This 18" x 26" full-color poster reminds older adults about the benefits of exercise and provides information about NIA's Go4Life website. Copies of this free poster may be ordered as part of the Go4Life exercise and physical activity campaign for older adults. The poster shows a large photo of a swimmer and smaller photos illustrating the four types of exercise—endurance, strength, balance, and flexibility.

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Keywords: Exercise, Go4Life

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Incontinence: Alzheimer's Caregiving Tips

Learn how to help a person with Alzheimer’s who is incontinent use the bathroom. Incontinence has many causes, including a urinary tract infection.

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Keywords: Alzheimer's Disease, Caregiving, Dementia, Incontinence

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Go4Life “Be active every day!” grandfather poster

Just what your fitness center, senior center, or doctor’s office ordered! This 18” x 26” full-color poster reminds older adults about the benefits of exercise and provides information about NIA’s Go4Life website.

PDF (239.58 KB)
Keywords: Exercise, Go4Life

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

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.

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Spanish Version
Keywords: Alzheimer's Disease, Legal Planning, Safety, Driving, Clinical Trials

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Healthy Eating: Alzheimer's Caregiving Tips

Healthy foods like fruit and vegetables can help people with Alzheimer’s dementia. Get tips to maintain health and weight and keep a cooking routine.

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Keywords: Alzheimer's Disease, Caregiving, Nutrition, Healthy Eating, Dementia

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Grow Older in Good Health bookmark

This free 3” x 8” bookmark encourages older adults and family members to visit the NIA website or contact the NIA Information Center for information about a wide variety of health and aging topics.

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Keywords: Healthy Aging

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Going Out: Alzheimer's Caregiving Tips

Get tips to help a person with Alzheimer’s dementia be active. Learn about planning trips to restaurants or to a mall, art museum, park, or theater.

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Keywords: Alzheimer's Disease, Caregiving, Social Activities and Engagement, Dementia

Go4Life “Be active every day!” dancers poster – Spanish

Just what your fitness center, senior center, or doctor’s office ordered for older adults! This 18” x 26” full-color poster reminds older adults about the benefits of exercise and provides information about NIA’s Go4Life website.

PDF (278.32 KB)
Keywords: Exercise

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Home Safety: Alzheimer's Caregiving Tips

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.

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Keywords: Alzheimer's Disease, Caregiving, Dementia, Safety, Personal Safety

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