Providing support and information to caregivers of those diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia since 1995.
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.
Whether you’re brand-new to caregiving or an experienced caregiver, The Alzheimer’s Caregiver® can equip you with the knowledge you need to provide safe, compassionate care to your loved one with Alzheimer’s.
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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 explains some of the most common underlying — oftentimes preventable or treatable — causes of delirium, depression, and dementia.
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, symptoms, and effects of stress associated with caregiving for someone with Alzheimer’s disease, as well as the common symptoms of depression.
This program presents 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 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.
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