Alzheimer’s Caregiving Tips

Alzheimer’s Caregiving Tips: Strategies for Success

Here are a few strategies to consider when caring for a loved on with Alzheimer’s.

  1. Educate yourself about the disease.
  2. Learn caregiving techniques.
  3. Understand the experience of your loved one.
  4. Avoid caregiver burnout.
  5. Maintain your own physical and mental health.
  6. Discuss the situation with family and friends.
  7. Do cognitive stimulation activities with your loved one.
  8. Foster communication with physicians.
  9. Take care of financial, legal and long-term care planning issues.
  10. Smile.
  11. Think positively.
  12. Reach out for care.

Reference Sources:

ALZFDN.com
Senior Resource Guide 2017/2018

 

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