Alzheimer's Disease: Daily Life
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 safer spaces for people with Alzheimer’s disease.
Annotation:Alzheimer’s Association - Helpful tips for doing difficult tasks, communicating, driving, coping with memory changes, and living alone.
Annotation:National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health - A comprehensive guide to everything from diagnosis to daily caregiving to choosing a nursing home. Available in PDF format for easier printing. A shorter booklet called Caregiver Guide: Tips for Caregivers of People with Alzheimer's Disease is also available in Spanish. <http://www.nia.nih.gov/espanol/publicaciones/guia-para-quienes-cuidan-personas-con-alzheimer>.
Annotation:Alzheimer’s Foundation of America - Excellent 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, caregivers, and others.
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