Resources for Alzheimer's Caregivers | Alzheimer's Prevention Registry

Caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease can be challenging, but you don’t have to do it alone. We’ve collected essential resources on Alzheimer’s caregiving below, including information on taking care of yourself.

Whether you are a new caregiver or have been helping someone for years, you can draw on the experiences of other caregivers and Alzheimer’s care professionals to provide the best care possible for the person with Alzheimer’s in your life.

Alzheimer's Caregiver Bulletin

Sign up for the Registry's monthly e-newsletter, which provides timely information for people caring for someone with Alzheimer's.

Banner Alzheimer’s Institute provides a monthly series of “Dementia Dialogues” webinars for Alzheimer’s caregivers. View a list of upcoming webinars and the archive of past sessions.

Caregiving Basics

Caring for a Person with Alzheimer's Disease PDF

Early Stage Caregiving

Middle Stage Caregiving

Late Stage Caregiving

Online Care Training - Become certified in dementia care.

Communication

Food and Eating

Activities

Alzconnected Caregivers Forum - An interactive message board for people providing Alzheimer’s care. You can submit your own questions to the forum or read questions and answers submitted by others.

Spouse or Partner Caregiver Forum - An interactive message board specifically for people having a partner or spouse with Alzheimer’s.

Care Options

In-Home Care

Respite Care

Adult Day Centers

Residential Care

Hospice Care

Understanding Behaviors

Anxiety and Agitation

Depression

Hallucinations

Memory Loss and Confusion

Repetition

Aggression and Anger

Wandering

Sleep Issues and Sundowning

Suspicions and Delusions

Planning for the Future

Safety

Elder Abuse

Home Safety for People with Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s and Safety

Dementia and Driving Resource Center

Driving Safety PDF

Home Safety for People with Alzheimer’s: Driving

 

Financial Issues
 

Money Problems PDF - Tips for Helping People with Alzheimer’s Manage Their Money

Legal and Financial Planning

Medicare Basics

About Medicare and Medicaid

Social Security Disability

How to Pay and Plan Ahead

Legal and Financial Planning for People with Alzheimer’s Fact Sheet PDF

Nursing Homes: Making the Right Choice

Long Term Care

LongTermCare.gov - The national clearinghouse for long term care information.

Caring for the Caregiver

Being a Healthy Caregiver

Caregiver Stress

Respite Care

Caregiver Depression

Relationship Changes

Grief and Loss

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