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All SCCLD locations will be CLOSED on November 27th & 28th for the Thanksgiving Holiday.

Caregiving: Daily Life

Annotation:AARP Foundation - A comprehensive guide to planning for caregiving; can be downloaded as a PDF.

Annotation:AARP - Caring from a distance: how to keep information organized, how to make your visit productive, and know about your public assistance options.

Annotation:AARP - Caring from a distance: what you can and cannot do.

Annotation:National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health - Answers to common questions from long distance caregivers. It is also available as a PDF.

Annotation:National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health - This booklet for caregivers gives room-by-room and behavior-by-behavior suggestions for creating a safer space.

Annotation:AARP - Suggestions for gifts that help track medications, personal-response systems, alert systems, mobility aids, and reading material on demand.

Annotation:American Geriatrics Society Foundation for Health in Aging - A good overview on caregiver strategies for recognizing when memory loss becomes a problem and how to cope with it.

Annotation:American Geriatrics Society Foundation for Health in Aging - A good overview on caregiver strategies for recognizing depression in the person you care for, and how to manage it, including when to ask the doctor for help

Annotation:National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health - Describes what an older driver should consider to stay safe behind the wheel.

Annotation:AARP - Definitions of service providers, suggestions on how to assess services. Some of this material appears in slightly different form in the book (for sale) Caring For Your Parents: The Complete AARP Guide.

Annotation:AARP - Discussion on the need for and the steps to take when choosing, interviewing and screening prospective home-care workers.

Annotation:AARP Bulletin - Screening caregivers can help protect older people from abuse.

Annotation:National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health - Describes the types of nursing homes, how to choose, paying for care, and provides further helpful online resources. Also available as a PDF.

Annotation:AARP - Useful worksheet of questions.

Annotation:Alzheimer’s Association. Northern California and Northern Nevada Chapter - Support groups for all individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease. Groups are facilitated by trained volunteers. Locations may offer specialized groups for children, those with early-onset and early-stage Alzheimer’s, adult caregivers and others with specific needs.


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