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Alzheimer's and Dementia

With the costs of both healthcare and full-time senior care on the rise, more and more people are opting to bring their senior loved ones into their own homes, even if they suffer from an illness like Alzheimer's disease. Of course, special consideration needs to be taken in order to make life as easy and fulfilling as possible for both the loved one with Alzheimer's and their caregiver.

It can be difficult to know where to start, but the informative resources that follow offer a lot of practical advice for caring for someone in the early, middle, and late stages of Alzheimer's.

Richard of elderscorps.org recommends

Early Warning Signs of Dementia & Alzheimers by HomeAdvisor
https://www.homeadvisor.com/r/dementia-alzheimers-signs/

Moving a loved one who has Alzheimer's into a new home or facility is a daunting task. Here's help planning ahead, from exploring options early to adding familiar touches.
https://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/caregivers/in-depth/alzheimers/art-20046610

pdf booklet - making your home dementia friendly
https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/sites/default/files/migrate/downloads/making_your_home_dementia_friendly.pdf

Activities for Alzheimer's and Dementia Patients
https://www.caring.com/articles/activities-for-dementia-alzheimers-patients

Alzheimer's or Other Dementia: Should I Move My Relative Into Long-Term Care?
https://www.healthwise.net/kpisgp/Print/PrintTableOfContents.aspx?localization=en-us&docid=aa58684

Peaceful Passing: How to Make a Loved One's Final Days at Home Comfortable
https://www.redfin.com/blog/peaceful-passing-a-loved-ones-final-days-at-home

Caregiver Stress: Remembering To Take Care Of Yourself
https://adrenalfatiguesolution.com/caregiver-stress/