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Tips for Avoiding Caregiver Burnout

This tip sheet from the AGS's Health in Aging Foundation discusses tips to avoid caregiver burnout. It also describes resources that can provide the help a caregiver might need.

How To Be The Best Caregiver You Can Be

This tip sheet from AGS's Health in Aging Foundation provides 11 tips to be the best caregiver possible for your loved ones. Each tip includes a description or example of how to carry out the action. Available in a PDF for download.

Family Caregiver Basics | A Practical Guide

This web page provides a guide for family caregivers. It discusses common caregiving challenges as well as tips for caring for a difficult older adult. Finally, it discusses how to balance caregiving and personal work.

Food and Eating

This web page provides nutritional tips for making eating easier for people with dementia. The tips include making mealtimes easier, encouraging independence, and minimizing eating and nutrition problems.

Caregiver Finances

This web page from the Caregiver Resource Center discusses financial questions to ask your aging loved ones, and includes a step by step process to manage a parent's finances. It also describes government benefits for elder caregivers and caregiver taxes.

Caregiver Support and Resources

This web page discusses caregiver support groups and seven ways they can help. It also provides ten organizations caregivers should know about as well as the best caregiver books, blogs, podcasts, and apps.

Dementia Caregiving

This web page helps caregivers create a dementia care plan while helping them understand how to deal with common dementia-related hygiene problems and sundowning syndrome. It also discusses hallucinations and delusions in dementia patients and creative techniques for talking to a loved one with dementia. Finally, it provides activities for adults with dementia and various ways to keep someone with dementia active.

Early-Stage Caregiving (Alzheimer's disease)

This web page from the Alzheimer's Association describes caregiving during the early stage of Alzheimer's disease. It discusses the caregiver's role as a care partner, finding a new balance, maximizing independence, understanding emotions, helping the person with dementia live well, practicing self-care, and becoming empowered with information and resources. Links to relevant resources are included. This web page can be translated into Spanish.

Middle-Stage Caregiving (Alzheimer's disease)

This web page from the Alzheimer's Association describes caregiving during the middle stage of Alzheimer's disease. It discusses what to expect, your role as a caregiver, and middle-stage concerns. Quick tips from other caregivers and links to relevant resources are included. This web page can be translated into Spanish.

Late-Stage Caregiving (Alzheimer's disease)

This web page from the Alzheimer's Association describes caregiving during the late stage of Alzheimer's disease. It discusses what to expect, your role as a caregiver, late-stage care options, foods and fluids, bowel and bladder function, skin and body health, infections and pneumonia, and pain and illness. Links to relevant resources are included. This web page can be translated into Spanish.