Heath and Aging

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

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

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. This tip sheet is available as a PDF and an eBook. You can find information about sundowning and other changes in personality and behavior in Caring for a Person with Alzheimer’s Disease: Your Easy-to-Use Guide from the National Institute on Aging.

PDF (198.36 KB) | ePub (247.71 KB) | Kindle (165.38 KB)
Keywords: Alzheimer's Disease, Caregiving

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. This tip sheet is available as a PDF and an eBook. You can also find information about coping with agitation and aggression in Caring for a Person with Alzheimer’s Disease: Your Easy-to-Use Guide from the National Institute on Aging.

PDF (506.65 KB) | ePub (240.36 KB) | Kindle (149.41 KB)
Keywords: Alzheimer's Disease, Caregiving

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. This tip sheet is available as a PDF and an eBook. You can also find information about hallucinations, delusions, and paranoia in Caring for a Person with Alzheimer’s Disease: Your Easy-to-Use Guide from the National Institute on Aging.

PDF (503.17 KB) | ePub (266.33 KB) | Kindle (158.78 KB)
Keywords: Alzheimer's Disease, Caregiving

Holiday Hints: Alzheimer's Caregiving Tips

Learn how to balance busy holiday activities with everyday care for a person with Alzheimer’s disease. This tip sheet is available as a PDF and an eBook. You can also find information about enjoying the holidays in Caring for a Person with Alzheimer’s Disease: Your Easy-to-Use Guide from the National Institute on Aging.

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

Exercise and Physical Activity: Alzheimer's Caregiving Tips

Get tips for starting a simple, safe exercise program at home. This tip sheet is available as a PDF and an eBook. You can also find information about exercise and physical activity in Caring for a Person with Alzheimer’s Disease: Your Easy-to-Use Guide from the National Institute on Aging.

PDF (1011.1 KB) | ePub (276.81 KB) | Kindle (185.65 KB)
Keywords: Alzheimer's Disease, Caregiving, Exercise

Rummaging and Hiding Things: Alzheimer's Caregiving Tips

Take steps to protect belongings while letting a person with Alzheimer’s rummage through drawers and other storage areas. This tip sheet is available as a PDF and an eBook. You can also find information about rummaging in Caring for a Person with Alzheimer’s Disease: Your Easy-to-Use Guide from the National Institute on Aging.

PDF (483.44 KB) | ePub (327.16 KB) | Kindle (232.95 KB)
Keywords: Alzheimer's Disease, Caregiving

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. This tip sheet is available as a PDF and an eBook. You can find more information about safety issues in Caring for a Person with Alzheimer’s Disease: Your Easy-to-Use Guide from the National Institute on Aging.

PDF (614.09 KB) | ePub (225.91 KB) | Kindle (143.18 KB)
Keywords: Alzheimer's Disease, Caregiving

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. This tip sheet is available as a PDF and an eBook. You can also find information about driving in Caring for a Person with Alzheimer’s Disease: Your Easy-to-Use Guide from the National Institute on Aging.

PDF (693.79 KB) | ePub (221.91 KB) | Kindle (142.2 KB)
Keywords: Alzheimer's Disease, Caregiving

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