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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, wipes, and lotions Pillow, toy, or something the person can hold onto Favorite snacks andContinue reading “Caregiver Tip: How to Create an Emergency Kit for Someone with Alzheimer’s”