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Alzheimer's Disease for Caregivers

As an Alzheimer's caregiver, you will need different skills to navigate the stages of the condition. Learn how to handle day-to-day challenges, improve communication, and address behavior issues.
Couple Receiving News of Dementia
Caring for a Spouse with Alzheimer's or Dementia
Older man sitting up in bed writing in his journal
Bed Alarm Types and Uses for Safety in Dementia
older man taking a shower in a bathtub
18 Tips for Helping Someone With Dementia Shower or Bathe
Caregiver combing hair of woman with dementia
Preserving the Dignity of Dementia Patients
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Sharing the Life Story of a Loved One With Dementia
A Meaningful Activity: Woman with Dementia Using Her Artistic Gifts
Creative Activities for People with Dementia
Elderly woman walking outside
Door Alarms for Wandering in Alzheimer's and Dementia
Woman kissing the top of grandmother's head
Helping Your Loved One Adjust to a Nursing Home
An older man sits outside with his wife holding him
What Not to Do to People With Alzheimer's Disease
A woman helping an elderly man eat
How to Still Eat Well in Late-Stage Alzheimer's Disease
Senior woman sitting by window
13 Ethical Dilemmas in Alzheimer's and Other Dementias
Recognizing Themselves in an Old Photo
Coping When Person With Dementia Doesn't Recognize You
Senior woman talking and gesturing at dinner party
How to Respond to Confabulation in Dementia
Home Safety Tips for People With Dementia
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Personal Hygiene and Grooming Tips With Dementia
An older man getting dressed with help from his daughter
How to Respond to Problems With Dressing in Dementia
A woman repeatedly cleaning her glasses
Coping With Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder and Dementia
Senior couple kissing and laughing
Alzheimer's and Changes in Sexual Behavior
One way to prevent pressure sores is to make sure shoes fit well
Prevention Tips for Pressure Sores in Dementia
A man with dementia sadly sits in his chair
The Dangers of Restraining Someone With Dementia
Challenging Behaviors in Alzheimer's Disease
The Complete Guide to Challenging Behaviors in Dementia
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How to Respond to Combative Behavior In Dementia
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Responding to Hallucinations in Lewy Body Dementia
A Pill Box Is One of the Simplest Ways to Keep Medicines Organized
Pill Dispenser Systems for Dementia and Alzheimer's
Woman brushing an elderly woman's hair
10 Things You Shouldn't Say to Caregivers
Senior Couple Comforting Each Other
Should You Lie to Someone With Alzheimer's Disease?
A Fever Is One Sign of Infection
Signs of Infection in Dementia and Alzheimer's
An elderly man look for some money from his wallet
When a Loved One With Dementia Gets Scammed
Agitation in Dementia Can Be Distressing
Responding to Agitation in Dementia
Haircare: Part of ADLs
Dementia Effects on Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)
man clutching his head in pain in bed
Causes and Signs of Untreated Pain in Dementia
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Shadowing in Alzheimer's Disease
Boredom and Loneliness in Dementia
Recognizing Loneliness and Boredom in Dementia
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When Your Spouse With Dementia Accuses You of Cheating
Senior woman covering her mouth with her hand
How to Leave a Loved One With Dementia After Visiting
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9 Tips for How to Talk With Someone Who Has Dementia
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Elopement in Dementia Risks and Prevention
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Meaningful Activities and People With Dementia
Mother and Daughter
3 Tips When Someone with Dementia Wants Her Mom or Dad
Grandmother and granddaughter looking at phone
Living With Dementia: Communicating With a Loved One
Daughter and Mother with Dementia Looking at Pictures on Her Phone
Conversation Starters for People With Dementia
Caregiver and man in wheelchair
7 Signs of Caregiver Burnout
Man leading an older woman with a walker
How to Prevent Wandering in Dementia
Too much noise can contribute to challenging behaviors in dementia
Environmental Triggers of Challenging Behavior-Dementia
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Causes of Death in People With Alzheimer's Disease
Doctor on the Phone looking at paperwork
14 Reasons for Dementia Caregivers to Call the Doctor
A woman covering her face with her eyes closed
The Problems With Elderspeak
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Why People Pace in Dementia
Rummaging in Dementia Can Be a Challenging Behavior
Why Dementia Causes Rummaging Through Dresser Drawers
Senior woman at nursing home
The Late Stages of Alzheimer's Disease
Woman sitting on a patio at sunrise with a cup of coffee
10 Things to Stop Doing as an Alzheimer's Caregiver
An older man talking to his doctor
Sense of Touch for Dementia Patients
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Tips for Visiting a Person With Late Stage Alzheimer's
Senior patient undergoing medical treatment talking to doctor in outpatient clinic
Visiting People With Dementia
Senior Couple walking down the hallway of a care facility
Government Assistance to Help Pay for Alzheimer's Care