Caring for a Person with Alzheimer’s Disease
The Caring for a Person with Alzheimer’s Disease guide is designed for family members and caregivers of people who have Alzheimer’s disease. It provides helpful information about the disease, making the patient’s home safe, managing daily activities, and planning for the future.
Caregiver Resources & Long-Term Care
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services provides information on issues such as supporting the caregiver, support from a distance, elder care assistance, alternatives to nursing homes, and government health resources.
Communicating Using a Therapeutic Response/Emotional Truth
The Alzheimer’s Association developed a resource for caregivers to help them communicate with a patient who has dementia when sensitive questions are asked. The resource provides information and support for caregivers dealing with difficult interactions.
Tips to Minimize Unwanted Actions in Person with Dementia
The Alzheimer’s Association developed a resource to help minimize unwanted actions in persons who have dementia. This resource lists a number of tips and scenarios to be mindful of as caregivers work closely with a patient who has dementia.
Elder Rights Protection
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Administration on Aging provides a resource for elder rights protection, as well as programs and services related to elder justice.
Age Page: Elder Abuse
The National Institute on Aging resource provides background and guidance on elder abuse, and actions to prevent or report abuse. It also lists resources about the long-term effects of abuse and caregiver stress.