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Created by experts in dementia care research, The Alzheimer’s Caregiver® is a comprehensive guide to caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or dementia.

The Alzheimer’s Caregiver is designed to help you navigate the daily challenges of caregiving at every stage. You can go through the lessons in order or search for a topic, or bookmark this page to return throughout your caregiving journey for guidance.

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ADLs: Assisting With Grooming

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.

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Managing Incontinence

Urinary and fecal incontinence are common conditions that can be controlled, if not cured. Learn how to identify the different types of incontinence and about the various interventions and treatments.

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Learn some basic principles of proper nutrition and hydration for the elderly, and how to address the challenges with eating and drinking that often develop in late stages of dementia.

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