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Alzheimer's Society Gordon House, 10 Greencoat Place, London SW1P 1PH
Help line: 0845 300 0336 (M - F 08.30 - 18.30)
UK care and research charity for people with dementia, their families and carers

Suggested by a carer in USA Caring for Alzheimer's and Dementia Patients Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers LLC of Chicago.

How to keep sharp and entertained during retirement.
Have you considered finishing or doing a second degree?
Here is a blog on how one person did it. https://online.maryville.edu/blog/going-back-to-school-50/

(I did Technology Maths and Computing 25 years ago with the Open University when I was 50 and a full time unpaid carer.)

Contributed links from Marie Villeza of https://elderimpact.org/

Preparing Your Home for a Loved One with Alzheimer's: A Caregiver's Guide
https://www.neptunesociety.com/resources/helping-alzheimers-sufferers-cope-with-the-loss-of-a-loved-one-a-guide-for-caregivers

Alzheimer's and Keeping Active/Involved
http://www.dementiatoday.com/staying-involved-active/

The Benefits of Cooking with Alzheimer's
http://www.culinaryschools.org/blog/cooking-with-alzheimers/

Keep Your Pets Close: How Animals Help Dementia
http://blog.supercarers.com/keep-your-pets-close-how-animals-help-dementia/

Helping Alzheimer's Sufferers Cope with the Loss of a Loved One - A Guide for Caregivers
https://www.neptunesociety.com/resources/helping-alzheimers-sufferers-cope-with-the-loss-of-a-loved-one-a-guide-for-caregivers

Dementia and Hygiene: How to Solve Hygiene Problems Common to People with Dementia
https://www.caring.com/articles/dementia-alzheimers-hygiene-problems

Budget-Friendly Smart Home Accommodations for Seniors and Individuals with Special Needs
https://homeadvisor.com/r/budget-friendly-smart-home-accommodations-for-seniors-and-individuals-with-special-needs/

Alzheimer's, Dementia and Money Management
https://www.fidelity.com/viewpoints/personal-finance/alzheimers-and-dementia

Overdose Response Guide: Awareness, Prevention, and Preparedness for Caregivers of Addicts
http://www.drugrehab.org/overdose-response-guide/

6 Signs of Elder Abuse in Seniors with Dementia
http://dailycaring.com/6-signs-of-elder-abuse-in-seniors-with-dementia/

More Contributions from Jim & Caroline Vogel of ElderAction.org

6 Powerful Ways To Help Seniors Avoid Isolation
It can be difficult for seniors to maintain their social lives as they age, especially if they live alone. This is a great resource for supporting them to stay active socially.

Home Modifications Increase Senior Safety
This is a given - it’s important for our elders to make sure their homes are a safe environment.

16 Chair Exercises for Seniors & How to Get Started
This is great - it’s got exercises for people of all abilities, and even includes helpful videos.

9 Essential Mobile Device Apps for Senior Citizens
I appreciate that this explains the kinds of apps seniors should have on their mobile devices rather than listing specific apps (which may or may not stick around).

Building The Ultimate Reading Nook For Your Home: A Guide For Bookworms
My mother loves to read and hosts a monthly book club - she actually referred me to this great resource. (Actually, it’s been a great way for her and my dad to avoid feelings of isolation!)

 

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