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A Guide to Improving Doctor/Caregiver Communications  External Link

This guide is intended to improve communications between family caregivers and health care professionals, especially physicians. The booklet's goal is towards better care for the patient, less stress... Details >

National Family Caregivers Association  External Link

CareFinder - Alzheimer's Association  External Link

Selecting the right care can be difficult. This online guide from the Alzheimer's Association helps individuals with Alzheimer’s and their families identify the right care options. Simply enter inform... Details >

Alzheimer's Association  External Link

Caregivers' Guide to Medications and Aging  External Link

For older adults and people with disabilities, medications—prescription, over-the-counter, social drugs such as alcohol, and herbal remedies/alternative medicines—can be a double-edged sword. When not... Details >

Family Caregiver Alliance  External Link

Caregiver's Guide to Understanding Dementia Behaviors  External Link

Caring for a loved one with dementia poses many challenges for families and caregivers. People with dementia from conditions such as Alzheimer’s and related diseases have a progressive brain disorder ... Details >

Family Caregiver Alliance  External Link

Caregiving - Alzheimer's Association  External Link

This page links to fact sheets covering a variety of caregiving topics, including adult day care, eating, incontinence, safety, and more.... Details >

Alzheimer's Association  External Link

Finding Help: New Caregivers  External Link

Most people do not prepare to be caregivers. This page discusses steps that new caregivers can take to address their older loved ones' needs. In addition, tips are offered that can help caregivers tak... Details >

AARP  External Link

How to Manage Caregiving   External Link

This section offers practical advice on how family caregivers can take control of their own lives while caring for their loved one.... Details >

National Alliance for Caregiving  External Link

Long Distance Caregiving  External Link

Many adult children must help from a distance when their older parents and other relatives need help. The task can be difficult, stressful, and time consuming. Learn steps you can take to make long di... Details >

AARP  External Link

Managing the Stress of Caregiving  External Link

Information for the caregiver about managing caregiver stress. This fact sheet discusses coping skills that have helped others deal with related issues, and provides a list of resources for more info... Details >

AARP  External Link