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.
These programs provide all the essential information needed by family members, friends or professional caregivers after a new diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease/related dementia is made and as the disease progresses.
These online modules review the basics of dementia from the various types to progression and treatments available. Most importantly, caregivers will learn the 8 most essential strategies to avoid many of the unwanted behaviors that arise due to the demands of the illness.
Planning Ahead Online Class
Alzheimer’s disease/dementia is a condition that can last for 8 – 10 years and will require additional help and care as the condition changes. Planning Ahead modules will discuss medical, legal and financial decisions that are needed along with how to find help and pay for care in the home, community and residential settings.
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These learning modules help caregivers to understand the moderate to advanced stages of Alzheimer’s disease/related dementia. Caregivers will learn about expected changes in memory, thinking, mood, behavior and function. Practical strategies are provided to assist caregivers to find success in their efforts.
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Banner Alzheimer’s Institute provides a monthly series of “Dementia Dialogues” webinars for Alzheimer’s caregivers.