Do you carry the tough challenge of caring for a parent as their health and memory deteriorates?
- What are the key signs to know when my fears are justified or just paranoia?
- Is her forgetfulness normal?
- What is the difference between regular ole’ dementia vs. Alzheimers?
Learn more about Alzheimer’s vs Dementia with the resources below.
|Alzheimer's Caregiving Resources||Website Link|
|Dementia Overview, What you need to know||healthline.com/health/dementia|
|Dementia, 10 Early Symptoms||healthline.com/health/dementia/early-warning-signs|
|Dementia and Alzheimer's: What Are the Differences?||healthline.com/health/alzheimers-disease/difference-dementia-alzheimers|
|Caregiver Support Groups on Facebook||Caregiver Support Groups on Facebook|
|Alzheimer's & Dementia Questions -- Online Forum||agingcare.com/topics/5/alzheimers-dementia/questions|
|Online Support Groups for Caregivers of People With Dementia||dementiacarecentral.com/caregiverinfo/online-support|
|Caring.com's online support groups : Get caregiving tips, advice and support||caring.com/support-groups|
|Alz.org Programs and Support||alz.org/help-support/i-have-alz/programs-support|
|Caregiver’s Guide to Understanding Dementia Behaviors||caregiver.org/caregivers-guide-understanding-dementia-behaviors|
|Home Safety: Wandering - How to Secure and Dementia-Proof Your Home||agingcare.com/articles/wandering-top-tips|
|Identity and Credit Card Safety||creditcards.com/caregivers-guide|
|Legal Planning for Alzheimer's and Dementia||justgreatlawyers.com|
|Activity ideas for dementia caregivers (pinterest)||Pinterest Pins for Dementia Activity Ideas|
|Alzheimer's Association Support Groups||alz.org|
|Alzheimer’s and Dementia: Financial and Legal Planning for Patients and Families||fiscaltiger.com/alzheimers-dementia-financial-legal-planning|
#CaregivingTip: Keep a notepad handy to note your concerns after visits. It might be scary to see these challenges in black and white, but it is the reality of what you are dealing with..and it will help you during those difficult conversations when you have to parent your parent.
These resources are provided as a courtesy to our readers. Jane Daly has not been paid for endorsement, and is not in any way affiliated with the agencies and businesses listed.