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Caregiving Basics

  • Caregiver Bill of Rights
  • Visiting the Doctors

Caregiver's Well-being

  • Coping with Grief
  • Dealing with Guilt
  • Managing Stress
  • Sleeping Tips
  • Space From Your Feelings

Caregiving Challenges

  • Difficult Behavior
  • Driving and Dementia
  • Travel Tips

Finding Services

  • Hospice
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare

Memory Problems & Dementia

  • Stages of Alzheimer's
  • Early Signs
  • Progressive Dementia
  • Vascular Dementia
  • Frontal Temporal Lobe Dementia

Planning for the Future

  • Advanced Directives
  • Finances
  • Legal Issues

Safety & Injury Prevention

  • Assistive Technology
  • Disaster Preparedness
  • Wandering

Skill Building - Activities of Daily Living

  • Bathing
  • Dressing
  • Eating
  • Grooming
  • Incontinence
  • Nutrition and Eating
  • Swallowing

Skill Building - Communication

Skill Building - Leisure Activities

Skill Building - Managing Medicine

  • Pharmacy Services
  • Giving Medication as Prescribed
  • Medication Questions

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Caregiving Basics:

Caregiver Bill of Rights

Evaluating Memory Loss Early (.pdf)

Visiting the Doctors

»» Audio classes on caregiving Basics are available in our Classroom

Learning About Memory Problems & Dementia:

Stages of Alzheimer's (.pdf) University of Florida Memory Disorder Clinic - 2006

Basics of Dementia - Progressive Memory Disorder (.pdf) University of Florida Memory Disorder Clinic - 2006

Basics of Dementia - Treatable Memory Disorder (.pdf) University of Florida Memory Disorder Clinic - 2006

Basics of Dementia - Vascular Memory Disorder (.pdf) University of Florida Memory Disorder Clinic - 2006

Early Signs of Dementia (.pdf) University of Florida Memory Disorder Clinic - 2008

Evaluating Memory Loss Early (.pdf) University of Florida Memory Disorder Clinic - 2007

Frontal Temporal Lobe Dementia (FTLD) (.pdf) University of Florida Memory Disorder Clinic - 2006

Lewy Body Dementia University of Florida Memory Disorder Clinic - 2006

Mild Cognitive Impairment (.pdf)

Tips for Memory Loss

Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders (.pdf)

»» Audio classes on Memory Problems are available in our Classroom

Planning for the Future:

Checklist on Family Matters (.pdf) University of Florida Memory Disorder Clinic - 2006

Hospital Care Advanced Directives (.pdf) Florida Agency for Health Care Administration

Making Choices - A Guide to End-of-Life Planning (.pdf) State of Florida Department of Elder Affairs

Finances (.pdf) University of Florida - IFAS Extension

Financial Steps for Caregivers (.pdf) Administration on Aging

Money Matter: Helping the person with dementia settle financial issues (.pdf) Alzheimer's Association

Guardianship - Florida (.pdf) 2003 - Florida Alzheimer's Summit

Skills Building - Leisure Activites:

Activities - Tip Sheet

Pleasant Activity - Planning List (.pdf)

»» Audio classes on Leisure Activites are available in our Classroom

Skills Building - Managing Medicine:

* Note: Contact your physician, pharmacist, or other appropriate healthcare provider with any questions specific to your situation and NEVER change any part of your treatment regimen without first contacting your physician.

Cholinesterase Inhibitors - Tip Sheet

Clinical Trials: Fact Sheet

Complimentary and Alternative Medications: Fact Sheet

Getting the Pharmacy Services You Deserve: Fact Sheet

Giving Medication as Prescribed: Fact Sheet

Questions You Should Ask Before You Give a New Medicine - Tip Sheet

Personal Medication Record (PMR): Direction Sheet

»» Audio classes on Managing Medicine are available in our Classroom

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