What is on this Site & Where:
Site at a Glance

Site Contents:

Participate in Our Support Groups/ Forums at:

Site Map

Monthly Archives

To enlarge or decrease the typeface on this website, hold down the Control key on your keyboard, while scrolling your mouse.

Subscribe

Subscribe to our Free Newsletter and e-mail updates:

Subscribe

Contribute Content

Write and contribute articles, posts or other content to this Site, or share links to useful information and resources you have found with the HelpingYouCare® Community. Read How…

Advertise With Us/ Sponsor this Site

If you find any broken links on this Site, we will appreciate your reporting them to us:

Report Broken Links

Follow us on Twitter

» @HelpingYouCare Helping Caregivers

» @AnswersForCare Information & Resources on Care

» @VoicesForCare
On Health Care Reform

Alzheimer’s – Caregiving: Classic Sources

Alzheimer's Caregiving Tips for Dealing with Aggressive Behavior Issued by National Institute on Aging

The National Institute on Aging (NIA), part of the National Institutes of Health, has recently issued a tipsheet for Alzheimer’s caregivers on Coping with Agitation and Aggression. As the tipsheet points out, agitation and aggressive behavior are common . . . → Read More: Alzheimer’s Caregiving Tips for Dealing with Aggressive Behavior Issued by National Institute on Aging

Share

Alzheimer's Disease Deaths Increase Significantly Over Last Decade

New statistics released on Tuesday, March 19, from both the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Alzheimer’s Association have found that both the risk of dying from Alzheimer’s Disease and the actual number of Alzheimer’s . . . → Read More: Alzheimer’s Disease Deaths Increase Significantly Over Last Decade

Share

Obama Administration Releases New National Plan to Fight Alzheimer's

On May 15, 2012, U.S. Secretary of Health & Human Services Kathleen Sebelius released the final version of the first comprehensive National Plan to Address Alzheimer’s Disease, which has been under development pursuant to the National Alzheimer’s Project Act . . . → Read More: Obama Administration Releases New National Plan to Fight Alzheimer’s

Share

The WHO Issues Wake-up Call: Dementia Cases Will Triple by 2050, More Family Caregiver Support Needed

The World Health Organization (WHO) on April 11 issued a substantial new report showing that, with populations aging, cases of dementia are expected to more than triple worldwide by 2050. The report calls upon nations to address this pandemic-size . . . → Read More: The WHO Issues Wake-up Call: Dementia Cases Will Triple by 2050, More Family Caregiver Support Needed

Share

Johns Hopkins Releases 2012 Memory White Paper

Johns Hopkins has released the updated 2012 Edition of the Johns Hopkins Memory White Paper. According to a recent Johns Hopkins Health Alert, the Johns Hopkins Memory White Paper compiles in simple language for consumers some of the best . . . → Read More: Johns Hopkins Releases 2012 Memory White Paper

Share

Legal and Financial Issues for People with Alzheimer’s Disease: A NIA Resource List

The National Institute on Aging (NIA), part of the National Institutes of Health, under the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS), provides a useful resource list with excerpts and links to multiple sources of information on Legal . . . → Read More: Legal and Financial Issues for People with Alzheimer’s Disease: A NIA Resource List

Share

September is World Alzheimer's Month; September 21 is Alzheimer's Action Day

The Alzheimer’s Association has declared September “World Alzheimer’s Month,” a time to place focus on Alzheimer’s and the need for public education, awareness and action to combat the “Alzheimer’s Epidemic” that threatens the world as populations age. As part . . . → Read More: September is World Alzheimer’s Month; September 21 is Alzheimer’s Action Day

Share

Nearly 15 Million Americans Are Now Caring for Someone With Alzheimer's Disease - A Number Rapidly Growing

Nearly 15 million Americans are now caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s Disease or another form of dementia, an increase of 37 percent over the number at this time last year, according to a significant new report released . . . → Read More: Nearly 15 Million Americans Are Now Caring for Someone With Alzheimer’s Disease – A Number Rapidly Growing

Share

Podcast: Caregiving tips for Alzheimer’s disease

Podcast from the Mayo Clinic Dr. Glenn Smith, a Mayo Clinic neuropsychologist, who specializes in the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease, gives caregiving tips on how to deal with the challenges of difficult issues faced by seniors. Listen»

Share

Alzheimer’s Association – Classes & Workshops

The Alzheimer’s Association offers classes and courses on many aspects of Alzheimer’s Disease and caregiving for Alzheimer’s patients. The classes are offered at a nominal fee, and are held locally in many different cities where the Alzheimer’s Association is . . . → Read More: Alzheimer’s Association – Classes & Workshops

Share

Tips for Diffusing Anger in Those with Dementia

From The Mayo Clinic. Useful tips for caregivers on how to diffuse anger frequently experienced in those with Alzheimer’s and other . . . → Read More: Tips for Diffusing Anger in Those with Dementia

Share

Books on Family Caregiving for Persons with Alzheimer’s Disease

Books on Family Caregiving for Persons with Alzheimer’s Disease, Bibliography prepared by the Alzheimer’s Association. Here is a useful list of selected books on family caregiving for persons with Alzheimer’s Disease, recommended by the Alzheimer’s Association. Read More . . . → Read More: Books on Family Caregiving for Persons with Alzheimer’s Disease

Share

The 36 Hour Day

The 36 Hour Day, by Nancy L. Mace and Peter V. Rabins. The first thing to read is this classic book on caregiving for Alzheimer’s patients. This is a must-read, and the best place to start. This book has . . . → Read More: The 36 Hour Day

Share

NIHSeniorHealth: Caring for Someone with Alzheimer’s – Table of contents

Good basic information on caring for someone with Alzheimer’s Disease, from the National Institutes of Health: Senior Health Website. Includes links to information on Home Care, Residential Care, Safety Issues, Frequently Asked Questions, Videos, and medical information from MedlinePlus. . . . → Read More: NIHSeniorHealth: Caring for Someone with Alzheimer’s – Table of contents

Share

Caregiver Guide – For the Alzheimer’s Caregiver

Caregiver Guide, Alzheimer’s Disease Education and Referral Center, by the National Institute on Aging, U.S. National Institutes of Health. Very good comprehensive links to additional information and resources for Alzheimer’s caregivers.

Share

Dementia and Alzheimer’s Care: Tips, Activities, and Long-Term Options

Dementia and Alzheimer’s Care: Tips, Activities, and Long-Term Care Options. Helpful information for Alzheimer’s caregivers from HelpGuide.org, a nonprofit organization. View Info:

Share

How to Deal with Challenging Alzheimer’s Behaviors

Learn More about How to Deal with Challenging Alzheimer’s/ Dementia Behaviors in our Section on How to Deal with Difficult Elderly Behavior.

Share

Alzheimer’s care: Simple tips for daily tasks

Alzheimer’s care: Simple tips for daily tasks, by the Mayo Clinic Staff. Tips for Alzheimer’s caregivers by the Mayo Clinic. Alzheimer’s caregiving takes patience and flexibility. To reduce frustration, consider these tips for daily tasks — from limiting choices . . . → Read More: Alzheimer’s care: Simple tips for daily tasks

Share

Alzheimer’s Caregivers, NIH Senior Health Website

Alzheimer’s Caregivers, NIH Senior Health website, National Institute on Aging, U.S. National Library of Health, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. Good links to information and resources for Alzheimer’s caregivers.

Share

Alzheimer’s Disease: Questions and Answers for Caregivers

Alzheimer’s Disease: Questions and Answers for Caregivers – Cleveland Clinic.

Share

.............................................................................Back to Top...

Login to Post Comments



Register & Login above to post comments. Click here for Help. To join a Support Group, Register/ Login at CaregiversLikeUs.
ADVERTISEMENT:

The Fifteen Newest Updates on HelpingYouCare® As Of Today

New Posts on HelpingYouCare® by Day or Month

July 2014
M T W T F S S
« Dec    
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031  

Survey/ Opinion Poll

Participate in a brief
Survey/ Opinion Poll »

We publish the results of our periodic Surveys & Opinion Polls, anonymously. See Survey/ Opinion Poll Results ».

Contribute Content

Write and contribute articles, posts, or other content to this Site, or share links to useful information & resources you have found with the HelpingYouCare® Community.
Read How…

If you find any broken links on this Site, we will appreciate your reporting them to us:

Report Broken Links