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Alzheimer's Disease

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Forgetfulness: Knowing When To Ask For Help
    Could your memory problems be dementia symptoms or signs of mild cognitive impairment? Learn about types of forgetfulness and causes of memory loss.
  • 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.
  • 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. This tip sheet is available as a PDF and an eBook. You can also find information about helping family and friends understand Alzheimer's in Caring for a Person with Alzheimer’s Disease: Your Easy-to-Use Guide from the National Institute on Aging.  
  • Helping Kids 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. This tip sheet is available as a PDF and an eBook. You can also find information about helping kids understand Alzheimer's in Caring for a Person with Alzheimer’s Disease: Your Easy-to-Use Guide from the National Institute on Aging.
  • Holidays 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.
  • Home Safety for People with Alzheimer's Disease
    Get home safety tips that help a person with Alzheimer’s disease age in place. Learn what to do about driving, emergencies, and more.

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