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Caregiver Tips
Caring for a person with Alzheimer’s disease can have high physical, emotional, and financial costs. The demands of day-to-day care, changes in family roles, and decisions about placement in a care facility can be difficult. There are several evidence-based approaches and programs that can help, and researchers are continuing to look for new and better ways to support caregivers. Becoming well-inf [...]

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Late Stage Care
The late stage of Alzheimer's disease may last anywhere from several weeks to several years. Intensive, around-the-clock assistance is usually required. Caring for the person with Alzheimer's disease is most successful when the focus is on preserving quality of life and dignity and treating the person with compassion and respect. Responding to the Individual's Increasing Needs In the last stage of [...]

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Home Care
Seventy percent of persons with Alzheimer's disease are cared for at home. Home care can be essential to provide personal care and give the family assistance and relief to continue to care for the patient. Deciding on and finding the care needed is not always easy. It is a personal decision based on the person's needs and family situation. CaringKind does not recommend nor endorse any home care ag [...]

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Caring for a Person with Memory Loss
Important Documents Health care proxy, durable power of attorney, checklist, and wills. Read more Legal & Financial Planning In New York State Legal planning should begin soon after a diagnosis of dementia has been made. Future costs for medical and long-term home care are often the greatest concern for caregivers. Read more Residential Care Options Alzheimer's disease brings with it many toug [...]

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