A-Z Health Topics Index
Learn about elder abuse, including physical, emotional, and financial abuse. Identify signs of abuse, neglect, healthcare fraud, and how to get help.
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.
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.
Going Out: Alzheimer's Caregiving Tips
Get tips to help a person with Alzheimer’s dementia be active. Learn about planning trips to restaurants or to a mall, art museum, park, or theater.
Going to the Hospital: Alzheimer's Caregiving Tips
Going to the hospital can be stressful for someone with Alzheimer’s or another dementia. Know what to expect and what to do in the ER and upon admission.
Grooming and Dressing: Alzheimer's Caregiving Tips
Read tips to help someone with Alzheimer’s dementia with grooming, dressing, health, and care of nails and teeth—at home or at a barber or hair salon.
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.
Healthy Eating: Alzheimer's Caregiving Tips
Healthy foods like fruit and vegetables can help people with Alzheimer’s dementia. Get tips to maintain health and weight and keep a cooking routine.
Helping Family and Friends Understand Alzheimer's Disease: Alzheimer's Caregiving Tips
Get tips to help children and grandchildren understand Alzheimer’s disease plus ideas for spending time together.