Caregivers play an important role in helping people with mid-to-late stage Alzheimer’s communicate with their doctors.
Make the most out of your time with the doctor with these tips:
• Make a list of what you and the person with Alzheimer’s want to discuss.
• Prioritize your concerns so you talk about the most important issues first.
• Plan to update the doctor on any changes in health, behavior, or medication side effects.
• Take lists of all medications for the doctor to review. This includes prescription drugs, over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal remedies or supplements.
Learn more about getting the most out of doctor’s appointments.
Caregivers—remember that you need regular check-ups, too! Book your annual doctor’s visit today.
Last Updated on April 28, 2020