The number of adults with dementia is projected to increase by 25% over the next decade. Providing care to a person with dementia can be very challenging. SDSU Extension created this page to help caregivers. Our goal is to make tools available to caregivers so they can spend less time worrying about caregiving and more time with their loved one.
Organizations & Associations
Several organizations are devoted to developing resources for the caregivers of people with dementia including:
- Family Caregiver Alliance
- National Institute on Aging
- Alzheimer’s Association
- CAREgivers by Active Generations
Caring for people with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease overview:
- Caring for a Person with Alzheimer's Disease
- Giving Care to a Person with Dementia or Alzheimer’s Disease
Stages of Alzheimer’s
The stages of caring for a person with Alzheimer’s disease:
Personality & Behavior
Personality and behaviors associated with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease:
Strategies for managing behaviors associated with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease:
- Alzheimer’s Caregiving Tips: Exercise and Physical Activity
- Dementia, Caregiving and Controlling Frustration
- Ten real-life strategies for dementia caregiving
- Caregivers for Alzheimer's and Dementia Face Special Challenges
Alzheimer’s Association Helpline
The Alzheimer’s Association 24/7 helpline provides round-the-clock Alzheimer’s disease information and support: 800.272.3900
If you would like more information about dementia, please visit our web page about dementia.
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