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.
Caregiving Resource Website Link
Dementia Overview, What you need to know healthline.com/health/dementia
10 Early Symptoms of Dementia healthline.com/health/dementia/early-warning-signs
Dementia and Alzheimer's: What Are the Differences? healthline.com/health/alzheimers-disease/difference-dementia-alzheimers
The Stages of Dementia healthline.com/health/dementia/stages
11 Caregiver Support Groups on Facebook You’ll Want to Join 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
Get caregiving tips, advice, and support with Caring.com's online support groups. 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
Pinterest - Activity ideas for dementia caregivers Pinterest Pins for Dementia Activity Ideas
Alzheimer's Association Support Groups alz.org
#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.