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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Learn how to use good communication skills to help manage challenging behaviors associated with Alzheimer’s disease and about how to prevent care recipient abuse.
The goals of this program are to help you define activity-focused dementia care, understand the value of meaningful occupation, and use different types of meaningful activities in everyday care.
This program will provide a foundation for understanding the importance of relating activity-focused care to a person-centered approach, and how to modify environments to create the best possible occupational space.
This program offers caregivers strategies for using meaningful activities to prevent excess disability, reduce difficult behaviors, and promote overall well-being of those with dementia.
This program will discuss various types of difficult behaviors often associated with dementia, the causes for these behaviors, and some strategies for managing them.
Here is a brief overview of the changes associated with the various stages of Alzheimer’s disease, as well as strategies for family involvement in caregiving and care planning.
This program presents some principles and strategies for improving home safety and for designing safe environments for those with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.
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