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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. This tip sheet is available as a PDF and an eBook. You can also find information about hallucinations, delusions, and paranoia in Caring for a Person with Alzheimer’s Disease: Your Easy-to-Use Guide from the National Institute on Aging.

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

Holiday Hints: Alzheimer's Caregiving Tips

Learn how to balance busy holiday activities with everyday care for a person with Alzheimer’s disease. This tip sheet is available as a PDF and an eBook. You can also find information about enjoying the holidays in Caring for a Person with Alzheimer’s Disease: Your Easy-to-Use Guide from the National Institute on Aging.

PDF (480.13 KB) | ePub (178.57 KB) | Kindle (165.61 KB)
Keywords: Alzheimer's Disease, Caregiving

Hospitalization Happens: A Guide to Hospital Visits for Individuals with Memory Loss

Lower the stress of emergency (ER) visits and scheduled hospital medical care or surgery. Get planning tips to help family with dementia/memory loss.

PDF (5.42 MB)
Keywords: Alzheimer's Disease, Hospitalization, Caregiving

Hospital Hints

Use these checklists to prepare for your hospital stay. These tips can help your stay be a safe one.

PDF (494.5 KB)
Spanish Version
Keywords: Hospitalization, Health Care, Physicians

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. This tip sheet is available as a PDF and an eBook. You can also find information about coping with agitation and aggression in Caring for a Person with Alzheimer’s Disease: Your Easy-to-Use Guide from the National Institute on Aging.

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

Exercise and Physical Activity: Alzheimer's Caregiving Tips

Get tips for starting a simple, safe exercise program at home. This tip sheet is available as a PDF and an eBook. You can also find information about exercise and physical activity in Caring for a Person with Alzheimer’s Disease: Your Easy-to-Use Guide from the National Institute on Aging.

PDF (1011.1 KB) | ePub (276.81 KB) | Kindle (185.65 KB)
Keywords: Alzheimer's Disease, Caregiving, Exercise

Safe Use of Medicines

This 13-page booklet has personal stories, answers to common questions, and practical tips to help older people take their medicines safely.

PDF (3.59 MB)
Keywords: Medicines, Prescription Drugs, Safety

Long-Distance Caregiving—A Family Affair

Discover how teamwork can help you be a long-distance caregiver for an aging family member, including tips on splitting caregiving responsibilities.


Keywords: Caregiving, Financial Planning, Long-Term Care

Long-Distance Caregiving—Getting Started

Find tips to be a long-distance caregiver, including how to get started, stay connected, find local resources, and more.


Keywords: Caregiving, Financial Planning, Long-Term Care

Wandering: Alzheimer's Caregiving Tips

Learn how to make changes at home to discourage wandering. This tip sheet is available as a PDF and an eBook. You can also find information about wandering in Caring for a Person with Alzheimer’s Disease: Your Easy-to-Use Guide from the National Institute on Aging.  

PDF (836.63 KB) | ePub (199.25 KB) | Kindle (186.5 KB)
Keywords: Alzheimer's Disease, Caregiving

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