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Caring for a Person with Alzheimer's Disease: Your Easy-to-Use Guide from the National Institute on Aging

Get Alzheimer's caregiving information and advice in this comprehensive, easy-to-read guide. Learn caregiving tips, safety information, common medical problems, and how to care for yourself. 


Keywords: Alzheimer's Disease, Caregiving

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Older Drivers

Use these driving tips to stay safe as an older driver. Learn how aging affects driving and know when it’s time to stop.


Spanish Version
Keywords: Driving, Sensory Impairment, Safety

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Elder Abuse

Learn about elder abuse, including physical, emotional, and financial abuse. Identify signs of abuse, neglect, healthcare fraud, and how to get help.


Spanish Version
Keywords: Elder Abuse, Caregiving, Abuse

Talking With Your Doctor: A Guide for Older People

Talking with Your Doctor: A Guide for Older People

Learn how to talk with your doctor and make the most of your appointment. Get tips on choosing a doctor.

PDF (646.83 KB)
Keywords: Doctor-Patient Communication

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Long-Distance Caregiving: Twenty Questions and Answers

Learn about caring for family and friends who live far from home. Questions about safety, health issues, and moving are answered in this NIA guide.

PDF (2.68 MB)
Keywords: Caregiving, Home Care, Long-Term Care

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End of Life: Helping with Comfort and Care

Caregivers, read about palliative care, hospice, advance directives, and how to care for people you love when they near the end of their lives.

PDF (1.7 MB) | ePub (3.04 MB) | Kindle (6.17 MB)
Keywords: End of Life, Advance Directives, Palliative Care, Caregiving

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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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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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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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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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