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.
|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.