Useful links for dementia patients and carers

1. National Dementia Caregivers Support Network | Alzheimer

Joining a Caregivers’ Support Group is one of the most important steps to take for a caregiver to a person with dementia. This is essential to the caregivers’ wellbeing – emotionally and physically.

National Dementia Caregivers Support Network | Alzheimer

2. The 36-Hour Day: A Family Guide to Caring for People Who Have Alzheimer Disease, Other Dementias, and Memory Loss (A Johns Hopkins Press Health Book)

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The 36-Hour Day will help family members and caregivers address these challenges and simultaneously cope with their own emotions and needs.

3. Activities to do with Your Parent who has Alzheimer's Dementia

Activities to do with Your Parent who has Alzheimer's Dementia

Activities to Do with Your Parent Who Has Alzheimer's Dementia provides a selection of user-friendly activities that will help maintain your parent's self-care skills, mobility, and socialization. These tasks encourage success and feelings of self worth, and offer imaginative ways to interact with your parent. The Activity Assessment Form objectively allows you to look at each of these tasks. It can help to determine the setup and environment that works best with your parent. This written format is a tool which also encourages consistency between caregivers.

 


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