Heath and Aging

Publications

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Understanding Memory Loss: What To Do When You Have Trouble Remembering

What’s the difference between mild forgetfulness and more serious memory problems? Find out about memory problems, including Alzheimer's disease and dementia, and how to get help for serious memory loss.

PDF (7.74 MB) | ePub (1.32 MB)
Spanish Version
Keywords: Memory, Cognitive Decline, Mild Cognitive Impairment, Vascular Dementia, Alzheimer's Disease, Forgetfulness

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Understanding Alzheimer's Disease: What You Need to Know

Learn about Alzheimer's, a brain disease that causes memory loss and other symptoms. Find out when to see the doctor and what treatments are available.

PDF (5.77 MB) | ePub (910.17 KB)
Spanish Version
Keywords: Alzheimer's Disease, Signs and Symptoms, Treatment, Clinical Studies, Clinical Trials

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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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Workout to Go: A Sample Exercise Routine from the National Institute on Aging at NIH

Build up your strength, flexibility, and balance with this free workout routine. These exercises are the best for older adults, at home or on the go.

PDF (2.81 MB) | ePub (1.32 MB) | Kindle (2.68 MB)
Keywords: Exercise, Physical Activity, Healthy Aging, Longevity

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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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Holiday Hints: Alzheimer's Caregiving Tips

Learn how to balance busy holiday activities with everyday care for a person with Alzheimer’s disease.

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

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