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…

Minimize danger around the house—tips for caregivers

People with Alzheimer’s disease may not see, smell, touch, hear and/or taste things as they used to. Make life safer around the house by: Checking foods in the refrigerator often. Throw out anything that has gone bad. Put away or…

Make communication easier for a person with Alzheimer’s disease

Check out these 5 tips to make communication easier between you and a person with Alzheimer’s: Make eye contact and call the person by name Be aware of your tone, how loud your voice is, how you look at the…

Tips for healthy eating with Alzheimer’s disease

Help a person with Alzheimer’s disease eat well: Buy healthy foods such as vegetables, fruits, and whole-grain products. Be sure to buy foods that the person likes and can eat. Give the person choices about what to eat—for example, “Would…