7 Steps You Can Take Today

1. Get Informed Knowledge is power. Learn everything you can about your illness. Aging, Memory Loss and Dementia https://www.alz.org/mnnd/documents/Aging_Memory_Loss_and_Dementia.pdf (PDF) Early Stage Resources https://www.alz.org/mnnd/documents/Early_Stage_Resource_List.pdf   (PDF) Getting a Diagnosis https://www.alz.org/mnnd/documents/Getting_a_Diagnosis.pdf (PDF) Living with Alzheimer's Disease https://www.alz.org/mnnd/documents/Living_with_Alzheimers_and_Related_Dementias.pdf (PDF) Principles for a Dignified Diagnosis https://www.alz.org/national/documents/brochure_dignified_diagnosis.pdf (PDF)…

Late-Stage Caregiving (3rd Part)

The late stage of Alzheimer's disease may last from several weeks to several years. As the disease progresses, intensive, around-the-clock care is usually required. What to expect Your role as caregiver Late-stage care options Food and fluids Bowel and bladder…

Middle-Stage Caregiving (Part 2) to be continued…..

The middle stages of Alzheimer's are typically the longest and can last for many years. As dementia progresses, the person with Alzheimer's will require a greater level of care. During this time, it's important to get the support you need…

Caregivers for Alzheimer’s and Dementia Face Special Challenges (1st Part)

You are not alone. Whether you need information about (1st Part) early-stage caregiving, (2nd Part) middle-stage caregiving, or (3rd Part) late-stage caregiving, the Alzheimer's Association is here to help. EARLY STAGE CAREGIVING In the early stage of Alzheimer's, most people function…