A-Z Health Topics Index
Caring for a Person with Alzheimer's Disease: Your Easy-to-Use Guide from the National Institute on Aging
Get Alzheimer's care information and advice in this comprehensive guide. Discusses daily care, sundowning and other behaviors, and where to find help.
Changes in Communications Skills: Alzheimer's Caregiving Tips
Get tips on how to improve verbal and nonverbal communication with a person with Alzheimer’s disease.
Changes in Intimacy and Sexuality: Alzheimer's Caregiving Tips
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.
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.
Daily Activities: Alzheimer's Caregiving Tips
People with Alzheimer’s dementia can stay active. Support them in activities that involve food, music, exercise, dance, gardening, and even cleaning.
Disaster Preparedness: Alzheimer's Caregiving Tips
Be prepared to help a person with Alzheimer’s during natural disasters. Find out what supplies to keep on hand and what to do if you must leave home.
Driving Safety: Alzheimer's Caregiving Tips
Know the danger signs for when a person with Alzheimer’s should limit or stop driving and how to discuss the issue sensitively.
End-of-Life Care: Alzheimer's Caregiving Tips
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.
Exercise and Physical Activity: Alzheimer's Caregiving Tips
Get tips for starting a simple, safe exercise program at home.
Forgetfulness: Knowing When to Ask for Help
Learn the difference between mild forgetfulness and more serious memory loss diseases, such as Alzheimer's, and try these memory improvement tips.