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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
In Sickness and in Health: Caring for a Spouse with Dementia
Older man sitting up in bed writing in his journal
Types of Bed Alarms 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
Learn How a Caregiver Can Help Protect the Dignity of Dementia Patient
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How and Why to Share the Life Story of a Loved One With Dementia
A Meaningful Activity: Woman with Dementia Using Her Artistic Gifts
What Are Some Creative and Meaningful Activities for Dementia?
Elderly woman walking outside
Types of Door Alarms to Improve Safety for Wandering in Dementia
Woman kissing the top of grandmother's head
6 Ways to Help a Dementia Patient Adjust to Their Nursing Home
An older man sits outside with his wife holding him
Learn About What You Shouldn't Do to People With Alzheimer's Disease
A woman helping an elderly man eat
How to Get the Best Nutrition 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
How to Cope When a Loved One With Dementia Forgets Who You Are
Senior woman talking and gesturing at dinner party
How to Respond to Confabulation in Dementia
Home Safety Tips for People With Dementia
elderly woman brushing her teeth
9 Practical Tips for Personal Hygiene and Grooming Issues in Dementia
An older man getting dressed with help from his daughter
Does Your Loved One With Dementia Wear the Same Clothes Every Day?
A woman repeatedly cleaning her glasses
Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD) Behaviors Can Develop With Dementia
Senior couple kissing and laughing
Discover How Alzheimer's Disease Can Cause Odd Sexual Behavior
One way to prevent pressure sores is to make sure shoes fit well
Try These 23 Prevention Tips for Pressure Sores in Dementia
A man with dementia sadly sits in his chair
Discover the Real Dangers of Trying to Restrain Someone With Dementia
Challenging Behaviors in Alzheimer's Disease
Why Do Challenging Behaviors Develop With Alzheimer's?
combative elderly person
How to Respond to Combative Behavior From People With Dementia
people walking in the clouds
Responding to and Treating Hallucinations in Lewy Body Dementia
A Pill Box Is One of the Simplest Ways to Keep Medicines Organized
Pill Dispenser Systems: Organization for Dementia Medications
Woman brushing an elderly woman's hair
Don't Say These 10 Things to Caregivers If You Want to Help
Senior Couple Comforting Each Other
Should You Lie to Someone With Alzheimer's Disease?
A Fever Is One Sign of Infection
Signs Your Loved One With Dementia Has an Infection
An elderly man look for some money from his wallet
Is Your Loved One With Dementia Getting Scammed Too Easily?
Agitation in Dementia Can Be Distressing
How to Relieve and Prevent Agitation in Dementia
Haircare: Part of ADLs
How Dementia Can Make Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) More Difficult
man clutching his head in pain in bed
How to Spot Untreated Pain in Dementia
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Coping and Responding to Shadowing in Dementia
Boredom and Loneliness in Dementia
Our Call to Recognize and Treat 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 Handle Leaving a Loved One With Dementia After Visiting Them
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9 Tips for How to Talk to Someone Who Has Dementia
Older hand with key in a door
How Can Elopement in Dementia Be Prevented?
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Reasons Why Meaningful Activities Are Important in Dementia
Mother and Daughter
3 Tips on Responding When Someone with Dementia Wants Her Mom or Dad
Grandmother and granddaughter looking at phone
Living With Dementia: What to Say When Grandma's Not Nice
Daughter and Mother with Dementia Looking at Pictures on Her Phone
Using Conversation Starters When Talking to People Who Have Dementia
Caregiver and man in wheelchair
7 Signs of Caregiver Burnout
Man leading an older woman with a walker
Prevent Wandering in Dementia by Understanding Its Common Causes
Too much noise can contribute to challenging behaviors in dementia
6 Environmental Causes of Challenging Behaviors in 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
Learn Why Elderspeak Can Be Demeaning and Harmful
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Learn How to Respond to Pacing Behaviors in Dementia Patients
Rummaging in Dementia Can Be a Challenging Behavior
Why Do People With Dementia Rummage Through Drawers and Cupboards?
Senior woman at nursing home
What Are the Late Stage Symptoms 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
How Your Touch Can Make a Difference for People with Dementia
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How to Visit a Loved One with Late Stage Dementia
Senior patient undergoing medical treatment talking to doctor in outpatient clinic
Discover These Tips for Visiting People With Dementia
Senior Couple walking down the hallway of a care facility
Get Help Paying for Alzheimer's Care Through These Programs