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Caregiving

  • So Far Away: Twenty Questions and Answers About Long-Distance Caregiving
    Using a question-and-answer format, this beautifully illustrated, 44-page booklet offers information about caregiving from afar. It explores topics such as complex family relationships, legal issues, housing options, and advance directives.
  • Sundowning: Alzheimer's Caregiving Tips
    Get tips for coping with sundowning—restlessness or agitation in the late afternoon and early evening in a person with Alzheimer’s. This tip sheet is available as a PDF and an eBook. You can find information about sundowning and other changes in personality and behavior in Caring for a Person with Alzheimer’s Disease: Your Easy-to-Use Guide from the National Institute on Aging.
  • Wandering: Alzheimer's Caregiving Tips
    Learn how to make changes at home to discourage wandering. This tip sheet is available as a PDF and an eBook. You can also find information about wandering in Caring for a Person with Alzheimer’s Disease: Your Easy-to-Use Guide from the National Institute on Aging.  
  • What Happens Next?
    Read firsthand views about being diagnosed with dementia, what to expect, how to talk with others about the disease, and more. Also find out about helpful organizations, support groups and services, and ways to get involved in research that may help others in the future.

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