Caring for a Loved One With Dementia: Tips for Everyday Tasks

As the symptoms of dementia get worse over time, even simple, everyday activities can become difficult. As a caregiver, you can take steps to help manage these changes and make daily tasks easier. Consider these tips:

  • Try to keep a routine, such as bathing, dressing, and eating at the same time each day.
  • Help the person write down to-do lists, appointments, and events in a notebook or calendar.
  • Consider a system or reminders for helping to track regular medications, such as a weekly pillbox or medication dispenser.

Explore more tips for everyday care. This information is also available in Spanish.

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