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.

Sometimes it is hard to know where to start. We have compiled some website links that will hopefully give you some guidance.
Alzheimer's Caregiving Resources Website Link
Dementia Overview, What you need to knowhealthline.com/health/dementia
Dementia, 10 Early Symptomshealthline.com/health/dementia/early-warning-signs
Dementia and Alzheimer's: What Are the Differences?healthline.com/health/alzheimers-disease/difference-dementia-alzheimers
Dementia Stageshealthline.com/health/dementia/stages
Caregiver Support Groups on FacebookCaregiver Support Groups on Facebook
Alzheimer's & Dementia Questions -- Online Forumagingcare.com/topics/5/alzheimers-dementia/questions
Online Support Groups for Caregivers of People With Dementiadementiacarecentral.com/caregiverinfo/online-support
Caring.com's online support groups : Get caregiving tips, advice and supportcaring.com/support-groups
Alz.org Programs and Supportalz.org/help-support/i-have-alz/programs-support
Caregiver’s Guide to Understanding Dementia Behaviorscaregiver.org/caregivers-guide-understanding-dementia-behaviors
Home Safety: Wandering - How to Secure and Dementia-Proof Your Homeagingcare.com/articles/wandering-top-tips
Identity and Credit Card Safetycreditcards.com/caregivers-guide
Legal Planning for Alzheimer's and Dementiajustgreatlawyers.com
Activity ideas for dementia caregivers (pinterest)Pinterest Pins for Dementia Activity Ideas
Alzheimer's Association Support Groupsalz.org
Alzheimer’s and Dementia: Financial and Legal Planning for Patients and Familiesfiscaltiger.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.

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