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Senior Health

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Health: Senior's Health Topics (Index) | Health Care | Exercise | Nutrition | Sexual Health

Care: Caregiving | End-of-Life Care (Hospice & Palliative Care) | End-of-Life Decisions | Home Care | Residential Care

Other Topics: Senior Resources | Senior Benefits | Aging | Death and Dying | Memory Loss


(Jump to: Caring for Persons with Alzheimer's or Dementia | Caring for the Caregiver | Respite Care | General Information )

General Information
Eldercare at Home:Foundation for Health in Aging
Caregiver Resource Directory:Net of Care
Tips & Guides (for Caregivers):National Family Caregivers Association
So Far Away: Twenty Questions for Long-Distance Caregivers:NIA
Holding a Family Meeting:Family Caregiver Alliance
LGBT Caregiving FAQ:Family Caregiver Alliance
Caregiving Info & Advice Articles:Family Caregiver Alliance
California's Caregiver Resource Centers:Family Caregivers Alliance
Caregiver's Sourcebook:netLibrary

Caring for Persons With Alzheimer's or Dementia
General Information
Caregiver Guide: Tips for Caregivers of People with Alzheimer's Disease:NIA
Caring for Adults with Cognitive and Memory Impairments:Family Caregiver Alliance
Making Choices About Everyday Care:Family Caregiver Alliance
Alzheimer's Care: Simple Tips for Daily Tasks:Mayo Clinic
Alzheimer's Caregivers:MedlinePlus
Specific Issues
Behavior & Personality Changes
Caregiver's Guide to Understanding Dementia Behaviors:Family Caregiver Alliance
Challenging Behaviors: Special Issues for Family Care:NIA
Communicating With Someone Who Has Alzheimer's:Alzheimer's Research Foundation
Caregiver's Guide to Understanding Dementia Behaviors:Family Caregiver Alliance
Driving and Dementia: What You Should Know:American Academy of Family Physicians
Dementia & Driving:Family Caregiver Alliance
Dementia and Driving:The Hartford Insurance Group
Home Safety
Home Safety for People with Alzheimer's Disease:NIA
Home Modification:Alzheimers's Research Foundation
Alzheimer's Care Resources
Find Us Anywhere:Alzheimer's Association
Alzheimer's: Consider Options for Long Term Care:Mayo Clinic

Caring for the Caregiver
Your Needs:Net of Care
10 Tips For Family Caregivers:National Family Caregivers Association [PDF]
Caregiver Self-Advocacy: Four Messages to Live By:National Family Caregivers Association [PDF]
Taking Care of YOU: Self-Care for Family Caregivers:Family Caregiver Alliance
Alzheimer's Caregiving: How to Ask for Help:Mayo Clinic
Caregiving and Depression:Family Caregiver Alliance
Dementia, Caregiving and Controlling Frustration:Family Caregiver Alliance
Older Adult & Family Center:Stanford School of Medicine

Respite Care
Respite Care:AOA
National Respite Locator Service:ARCH National Respite Network and Resource Center

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