Caregiver Tip: How to Create an Emergency Kit for Someone with Alzheimer’s

People with Alzheimer’s disease can be especially vulnerable during disasters like severe weather, fires, floods, earthquakes, and other emergency situations. Caregivers should prepare emergency kits and store them in a watertight container. A kit for a person with Alzheimer’s may include: Incontinence undergarments,…

Planning activities for people with Alzheimer’s

Here is some information from the National Institute on Aging that may be of help. Doing things we enjoy gives us pleasure and adds meaning to our lives. People with Alzheimer's disease need to be active and do things they…

New Website for Older Latino Adults with Cognitive Concerns and Caregivers

Below is a message from Yadira Montoya, MSPH, Senior Community Engagement Coordinator at the Rush Alzheimer's Disease Center Here is information about a new bilingual resource that may be helpful for the Latino older adults and caregivers. Health professional who works…

Changing The Way We Look At Dementia 

By Judith Graham FEBRUARY 8, 2018 Come join us on Feb. 13 from 12:30 to 2 p.m. ET for a live discussion about improving care and services for people with dementia and supporting caregivers. RSVP here.    Navigating Aging focuses on medical…

NIA’s Alzheimer’s Caring Guide in Spanish

Looking for Alzheimer’s caregiving information in Spanish? Check out Cómo cuidar a una persona con la enfermedad de Alzheimer: Una guía fácil de usar del Instituto Nacional Sobre el Envejecimiento. This new book from the National Institute on Aging (part…