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Daily Life with Alzheimer's Disease

Annotation:Alzheimer’s Association - Useful tips for adapting to the changes Alzheimer’s brings to your life.

Annotation:Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research Foundation - An easy guide describing how to modify your home so that it is safer and more helpful for the Alzheimer’s patient.

Annotation:National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health - This booklet for caregivers gives room by-room suggestions for creating a safer space for people with Alzheimer’s disease.

Annotation:Alzheimer’s Association - This booklet for caregivers gives room by-room suggestions for creating a safer space for people with Alzheimer’s disease.

Annotation:National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health - A comprehensive guide to everything from diagnosis to daily caregiving to choosing a nursing home. A shorter booklet called Caregiver Guide: Tips for Caregivers of People with Alzheimer's Disease is also available in Spanish.

Annotation:Alzheimer’s Foundation of America - Excellent source of caregiving tips. Also available in Spanish.

Annotation:Alzheimer’s Association - Information for patients on sharing the diagnosis, working with their partners, and helping children and teens understand the disease.

Annotation:This local branch of the national organization lists local news and events, education programs, a help line, and support groups for patients as well as caregivers and others.

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Visit the PlaneTree Health Information Center online: http://sccl.org/services/planetree NOTE: This information should not be viewed as a means for self-diagnosis or a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.


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