Every day can bring a new change or challenge for caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s disease. Now, practical information and advice is at hand with a new series of Alzheimer’s Caregiving Tips from the Alzheimer’s Disease Education and Referral (ADEAR) Center, a service of the National Institute on Aging at NIH.
Based on the NIA publication Caring for a Person with Alzheimer’s Disease, the tip sheets offer brief, reliable, easy-to-understand information on a range of issues. They can help caregivers of people at any stage of the disease—mild, moderate, or severe.
- managing personality and behavior changes
- coping with agitation and aggression
- daily activities
- managing medicines
- helping family and friends understand Alzheimer’s and many more.
Read, download, or print the tip sheets at www.nia.nih.gov/alzheimers/topics/caregiving
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