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Your Easy-to-Use Guide from the National Institute on Aging This comprehensive, 104-page handbook offers easy-to-understand information and advice for at-home caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s disease. It addresses all aspects of care, from bathing and eating to visiting the doctor and getting respite care.
Find out how to get your health care wishes and legal documents in place before a crisis. Learn about health care proxies and advance directives, such as a living will, durable power of attorney, and other advance care planning documents. http://www.nia.nih.gov/contact/stay-connected
Find information for those recently diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease and their caregivers about healthcare and financial planning, advance directives, and where to go for legal help. Also includes a list of steps to take and other resources for advance planning.
Get your legal and financial affairs in order before a medical emergency happens. Read about legal documents such as advance directives, find out what other papers to have on hand, and learn why it’s important to let family or friends know where to find these items.
This 68-page guide discusses key issues at the end of life. Topics include finding hospice care, what happens at the time of death, managing grief, and preparing advance directives along with resources for more information.
Using a question-and-answer format, this beautifully illustrated, 44-page booklet offers information about caregiving from afar. It explores topics such as complex family relationships, legal issues, housing options, and advance directives.
This 44-page booklet is full of ideas and tips for good communication with your doctor. The illustrations and conversational tone help to explain how to prepare for a medical appointment, discuss sensitive topics, and coordinate help from family and friends.
Organ Donation and Transplantation for Older Donors and Recipients—Resources from the U.S. Government
Find how to be an organ donor or receive transplants as an older adult, as well as government & other resources on organ donation and transplantation.
This essential guide for health professionals offers strategies for communicating effectively with older patients. Among the topics addressed in this 61-page publication are how to talk about sensitive issues, give bad news, and be aware of cultural differences.