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A Good Night's Sleep | National Institute on Aging

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Read and share this infographic to get tips on how to get a good night's sleep. Being older doesn’t mean you have to be tired all the time. You can do many things to help you get a good night’s sleep. Here are some ideas: Follow a regular sleep schedule. Go to sleep and get up at the same time each day, even on weekends or when you are ...

How to Share Caregiving Responsibilities with Family ...

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Read and share this infographic and help spread the word about these six tips for long-distance caregiving. A spouse or the sibling who lives closest to an aging parent often becomes the primary caregiver. Long-distance caregivers can help by providing emotional support and occasional respite to the primary caregiver. Ask the primary caregiver ...

Advance Care Planning: Healthcare Directives | National ...

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Advance care planning is not just about old age. At any age, a medical crisis could leave you too ill to make your own healthcare decisions. Even if you are not sick now, planning for health care in the future is an important step toward making sure you get the medical care you would want, if you are unable to speak for yourself and doctors and family members are making the decisions for you.

5 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Doctor's Visit ...

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Read and share this infographic for tips on how seniors can effectively communicate with their doctors. Tell the doctor if you feel rushed, worried, or uncomfortable. If necessary, you can offer to return for a second visit to discuss your concerns. Try to voice your feelings in a positive way.

Taking Care of Yourself: Tips for Caregivers | National ...

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Share this infographic and help spread the word about caring for yourself while caring for others. Taking care of yourself if one of the most important things you can do as a caregiver. Make sure you are making time for yourself, eating healthy foods, and being active. Consider joining a caregiver support group, either in your own community or ...

What Is Long-Term Care? | National Institute on Aging

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Read and share this infographic to get tips on how to make home safe and accessible while aging in place. Making Decisions About Long-Term Care. Begin by thinking about what would happen if you became seriously ill or disabled. Talk with your family, friends, and lawyer about who would provide care if you needed help for a long time.

Serving and Portion Sizes: How Much Should I Eat ...

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Read and share this infographic to learn about making smart food choices for healthy aging. The term “portion” means how much of a food you are served or how much you eat. A portion size can vary from meal to meal. For example, at home you may serve yourself two small pancakes in one portion, but at a restaurant, you may get a large stack ...

What Are the Signs of Alzheimer's Disease? | National ...

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Share this infographic and help spread the word about what memory problems are normal and not. In this stage, more intensive supervision and care become necessary, which can be difficult for many spouses and families. Symptoms may include: Increased memory loss and confusion; Inability to learn new things

Older Drivers | National Institute on Aging

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Read and share this infographic for tips if you are worried about a loved one's safety on the road. Are you worried about an older family member or friend driving? Sometimes, it can be hard for an older person to realize that he or she is no longer a safe driver. You might want to observe the person's driving skills.

Alzheimer's Disease Research Centers | National Institute ...

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Read and share this infographic to learn more about how clinical research might be right for you. Help with obtaining diagnosis and medical management; Information about Alzheimer's and related dementias, services, and resources; Opportunities for volunteers to participate in clinical trials and studies and research registries

Informed Consent Document Template and Guidelines

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For the purposes of this document, guidelines within the template will be provided in italics. If this document is used to develop your informed consent form, please remember to delete the italicized instructions and insert your specific information.

Alzheimer's Disease Genetics Fact Sheet | National ...

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Share this infographic and help spread the word about Alzheimer's genetics. Most people with Alzheimer's have the late-onset form of the disease, in which symptoms become apparent in their mid-60s and later. Researchers have not found a specific gene that directly causes late-onset Alzheimer's disease.

Advance Care Planning: Tips from the Natinal Institute on ...

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Advance Care Planning Tips from the National Institute on Aging Advance care planning is not just about old . age. At any age, a medical crisis could leave

Sex and Menopause: Treatment for Symptoms | National ...

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Read and share this infographic to get tips for a healthier menopause transition. Learn more about the signs and symptoms of menopause, and options for finding relief from hot flashes and sleep problems. For More Information on Sex and Menopause North American Menopause Society

Getting Help with Alzheimer's Caregiving | National ...

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Read and share this infographic to learn how to find time for yourself while caregiving. According to many caregivers, building a local support system is a key way to get help. Your support system might include a caregiver support group, the local chapter of the Alzheimer's Association, family, friends, and faith groups. Resources for Alzheimer ...

Social activity | National Institute on Aging

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Download a printable PDF version of the Stay Connected to Combat Loneliness and Social Isolation infographic (PDF, 600K).. As people age they often find themselves spending more time at home alone. This can affect your health and well-being.

What Is a Geriatric Care Manager? | National Institute on ...

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A geriatric care manager, usually a licensed nurse or social worker who specializes in geriatrics, is a sort of "professional relative" who can help you and your family to identify needs and find ways to meet your needs.

Frequently Asked Questions About Caregiving | National ...

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Share this infographic and help spread the word about caring for yourself while caring for others. Taking care of a sick family member is hard work. But taking care of yourself is important too. When you feel overwhelmed and exhausted, you can’t be a good caregiver to your loved one. All caregivers need a break from time to time.

Site Search | National Institute on Aging

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Mission Overview Share this infographic and help spread the word about research advances conducted at and supported by NIA. NIA, one of the 27 Institutes and Centers of NIH, leads the federal government in conducting and supporting research on aging and the health and well-being of older people.The Institute seeks to understand the nature of ...

What Are Clinical Trials and Studies? | National Institute ...

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Read and share this infographic (PDF, 317K) to learn why researchers do different kinds of clinical studies. Clinical trials are research studies performed in people that are aimed at evaluating a medical, surgical, or behavioral intervention. They are the primary way that researchers find out if a new treatment, like a new drug or diet or ...