Downloadable Tools and Tips:
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Click the links below to access resource websites to learn more about the basics of home care.
Alzheimer’s Disease Research
As a program of the American Health Assistance Foundation, this site provides useful information about Alzheimer’s disease, symptoms and risk factors, treatment options and how to live with or care for someone with the disease.
HBO: The Alzheimer’s Project
The official Web site for the HBO documentary film series “The Alzheimer’s Project” allows visitors to stream the films to their computers; also provides information about the disease and other helpful resources.
Alzheimer’s Disease: Signs, Symptoms and Stages
Helpguide.org details the signs, symptoms, characteristics and common problems associated with each stage of Alzheimer’s disease..
Test Your Memory Quiz
Developed by researchers at the Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge, England, this 5-minute test for detecting early Alzheimer’s disease is a powerful and valid diagnostic tool. The downloadable TYM test and scoring sheet are available courtesy of the British Medical Journal.
Early Stage Alzheimer’s Disease
The Family Caregiver Alliance provides an overview of early stage Alzheimer’s disease, with facts, tips and helpful advice for caregivers.
Know the 10 Signs
The Alzheimer’s Association offers 10 warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease, along with helpful information about the importance of early detection and next steps..
Alzheimer’s Home Care
An assortment of helpful articles and resources help answer some frequently asked questions about caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease at home, provided by Caring.com.
A resource for caregivers dealing with Alzheimer’s and related diseases.
Family Resource Guide to Alzheimer’s Care
A resource for families, provides a background of Alzheimer’s care and offers tips for those caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease.