A-Z Health Topics Index
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.
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.
Legal and Financial Planning for People with Alzheimer's Disease Fact Sheet
Find out when and how to start making legal and financial plans for someone with Alzheimer’s. Advance directive, will, and other terms are defined.
Managing Medicines: Alzheimer's Caregiving Tips
Get tips to help people with Alzheimer’s take medicine safely. A pillbox and other reminders can reduce confusion. A doctor or pharmacist can help.
Managing Older Patients with Cognitive Impairment: A Quick Guide for Primary Care Physicians
Get tips to care for a patient with cognitive impairment such as Alzheimer’s dementia. Develop medical and family support plans. Get drug advice.
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.
Money Problems: Alzheimer's Caregiving Tips
Money problems may be an early sign of Alzheimer’s disease. Learn the warning signs and what a family member can do to help prevent financial abuse.
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.
Participating in Alzheimer's Research: For Yourself and Future Generations
Learn about volunteering for Alzheimer's research and why it matters. Read about benefits and risks, questions to ask, safety, and finding trials.
Preventing Alzheimer’s Disease: What Do We Know?
Learn what research shows about Alzheimer's risk factors and prevention strategies, including exercise, diet, and cognitive training.