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Caring For A Loved One With Dementia
– A Practical Guide for Family Caregivers

This free online library is dedicated to individuals caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s or another dementia. The books address the most common educational topics relevant for equipping family caregivers with the knowledge and skills they need to best care for themselves and their memory-impaired loved one. The series was created by Alzheimer’s Family Center thanks to the generosity of the Arthur N. Rupe Foundation.

Assembling A Team For the Journey

 Provides information on the different resources every dementia caregiver needs and where to start looking.

Managing Behaviors

Discusses the many behaviors that people with Alzheimer’s exhibit and how to better manage them.


How To Get A Diagnosis, And What To Do Next?

Provides information on what to do when memory loss seems likely and how to get a correct diagnosis.

Dementia Signs, Stages & Symptoms

A caregiver may notice subtle changes in cognition or behavior in a loved one that may seem like normal aging. But is it? Read on to learn what comprises normal aging, the signs of Alzheimer’s disease, and what to expect as the condition progresses.

Stresses and Challenges of Caregiving

You may have heard that caregiving is among the most stressful jobs there is. This eBook lists the challenges and stresses caregivers face, and how to address them.

Personal Care & Hygiene

With dementia comes a decline in one's ability to take care of oneself and a greater risk to injure oneself. This book's objectives are to help you assist with personal care and overall hygiene in order avoid infections and skin conditions, as well as to explain how to improve your loved one's general safety.

10 Activities To Do With Your Loved One

The benefits of keeping your loved one active are huge. This book features a selection of 10 fun and easy ways to keep your loved one’s mind active, easily adaptable to many settings, and that you can also enjoy yourself.

Communicating With Your Loved One

Verbal communication, nonverbal communication, emotional awareness, and written communication: this book  explains how to communicate with someone with dementia.

Depression and Dementia

Depression is a very common diagnosis for individuals in the early and moderate stages of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. It is also often overlooked, or misdiagnosed as a phase of the dementia rather than a separate, treatable condition.

How the Brain and Memory Works

The way our brain stores memories is a complex process across many areas of the brain. Luckily, memories are not all stored in one place. They are spread out across different brain regions, or lobes, and allow us to keep and recall memories even if one area of the brain is damaged.

Formar un equipo para su viaje

Manejo de conductas

¿Cómo obtener un diagnóstico y qué hacer después?

Etapas, signos y síntomas de la demencia

Factores desencadenantes de estrés y desafíos en el cuidado de un ser querido

Cuidado y seguridad personal

10 actividades para hacer en su casa con su ser querido

Comunicarse con su ser querido

Depresión y demencia

Cómo funcionan el cerebro y la memoria

Thành lập một Nhóm cho Hành trình của bạn

Quản lý Hành vi

Cách Chẩn đoán và cần làm gì tiếp theo?

Những giai đoạn, Dấu hiệu và Triệu chứng của Bệnh sa sút trí tuệ

Những yếu tố gây căng thẳng và Thử thách trong việc Chăm sóc

An toàn và Chăm sóc Cá nhân

10 Hoạt động Cần Thực hiện Tại Nhà Cùng Người thân của Bạn

Giao tiếp với Người thân của bạn

Trầm cảm và Bệnh sa sút trí tuệ

Cách thức Hoạt động của Não bộ và Trí nhớ

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