Everyone misplaces their keys or forgets a name once in a while, but if memory loss is disrupting your daily life, it may be a symptom of Alzheimer's disease or another dementia. Learn how to recognize the 10 signs of Alzheimer’s and explore the resources available.
This easy-to-use guide from the National Institute on Aging will help you learn about and cope with the changes and challenges associated with caring for someone with Alzheimer’s. You will also find suggestions for taking care of yourself, which help you to be a good caregiver.
When caring for a person with Alzheimer’s or memory problems at home it is important to avoid accidents, minimize injuries in the event of an accident and remove “triggers” that could cause agitation or challenging behaviors.
The Alzheimer’s Association works to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease by advancing research, providing and enhancing care and support for all affected, and reducing the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.