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Caregiving and Alzheimer’s Disease

Caring for someone with Alzheimer’s Disease can be challenging and difficult.  Everyday can bring new challenges and surprises.  Communication can be difficult and issues, such as incontinence, mood swings and hallucinations may become more prevalent over time, making it increasingly difficult to give care.

At some point, it may be time to start investigating home health care or in-facility health care.  However, if you’re not there yet, there are several places to get great information about caring for someone with Alzheimer’s Disease.

One such resource is an easy-to-use guide from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.  You can get Alzheimer’s caregiving information and advice in this comprehensive, easy-to-read guide. Information includes caregiving tips, safety information, common medical problems, and how to care for yourself as well.

You can download this free guide right here.

Caring for a Person with Alzheimer’s Disease: Your Easy-to-Use Guide 

This guide will help you know what to expect when caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s Disease, as well as when it’s time to consider in-home healthcare options.

 

Source: https://aspe.hhs.gov/alzheimers-dementia https://aspe.hhs.gov/alzheimers-dementia