Alzheimer’s disease can be a challenging journey affecting not only those diagnosed, but also their family members and caregivers. Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia might seem overwhelming from time to time. Being well prepared with information and support can help you navigate the challenging road ahead.
This guide was created by healthcare professionals who have expertise and formal training in caring for people with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. It provides insight from caregivers like you who have had firsthand experience and have been through some of the challenges and responsibilities of providing care. Each day may bring new challenges, emotions, and circumstances you are unfamiliar with. Getting as much information as you can about Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias can help you to learn coping strategies and communication techniques to get you through the more difficult times. It is meant to serve as a reference that you can keep handy in your home for when you need something to turn to.
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