Alzheimer’s Research and Resource Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to developing and providing resources that enable substantially improved care for those afflicted by all forms of dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease.
The Alzheimer’s Caregiver® is a free resource created by experts to help answer caregivers’ questions from the initial Alzheimer’s diagnosis to everyday hands-on care and beyond. The Alzheimer’s Caregiver® is available in English and Spanish.
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Delirium and depression are commonly seen in those with dementia, but it can be difficult to distinguish the three conditions because they can have similar symptoms.
This program will help you understand the factors that can make bathing and showering challenging activities for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and their caregivers, and provide strategies for assisting with bathing and showering.
This program will help you understand the factors that can make grooming challenging for individuals with Alzheimer’s and their caregivers; and provide strategies for assisting with grooming.
This program will help you understand the sources of stress associated with caregiving for someone with Alzheimer’s disease, learn the common symptoms and effects of stress, and learn the common symptoms of depression.
This program will present some principles and strategies for improving sleep patterns and for creating an environment that promotes sleep for those with Alzheimer’s disease.
Learn about some reasons why people people with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia awaken at night, as well as ways to prevent, manage, and improve home safety for nighttime wandering.
Sleep: Managing Hallucinations, Illusions, Delusions, Nightmares, Sundowning, Anxiety and Depression
Learn about how issues including illusions, nightmares, anxiety, and depression can affect sleep in those with Alzheimer’s disease and discover strategies for managing them.
Learn about the changes in communication associated with Alzheimer’s disease, how to improve communication with someone with dementia, and how to create environments that foster communication.