Web Resources for Alzheimers and Dementia

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The following links were kindly provided by Marie Villeza, Jim Vogel & Others

Driving and Dementia – The Direct Line Guide for Seniors https://www.directline.com/car-cover/driving-and-dementia

Preparing Your Home for a Loved One with Alzheimer’s: A Caregiver’s Guide https://www.redfin.com/blog/2016/09/preparing-your-home-for-a-loved-one-with-alzheimers-a-caregivers-guide.html

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

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/

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!)