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  • The Caregiver Center provides caregivers and families with complete online resources and information through our Alzheimer's and Dementia Caregiver Center, which features sections on early-stage, middle-stage and late-stage caregiving. 
  • Provides caregiving skills and practical advice.Basics of Alzheimer’s:overview of needed knowledge and tools to build an understanding of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias so that participants will know what to expect, what they should learn and what to do next. It will also provide participants with an understanding of the benefits of early detection and tools for seeking the right diagnostic tests, doctors and treatment optionsKnow the 10 Signs: Provides awareness of the warning signs of Alzheimer's and the benefits of early detection and early diagnosis.LWA:
  • • Developing a care team• Legal and financial planning• Coping strategies• Care and treatment options• Communicating and connecting• Maximizing independence

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  • Alzheimer’s and DementiaCaregiver CenterThe Alzheimer’s and Dementia Caregiver Center is our new online tool to help people living with Alzheimersand caregivers make informed decisions when selecting a care provider for home-based or residential care.
  • Go to alz.org
  • CAREGIVER CENTER“ONE STOP SHOP”Get day-to-day help Behaviors Communication Activities Respite care Memory lossGet support Your local chapter Message boards Support groups Your health Care training Legal matters Care options Paying for care Safety Dementia & drivingPlan for the futureThe Caregiver Center provides caregivers and families with complete online resources and information throughour Alzheimers and Dementia Caregiver Center, which features sections on early-stage, middle-stage and late-stagecaregiving.
  • Care Training ResourcesFree E-learning WorkshopsTake the course in English – SpanishLearn the 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimersdisease, hear from people who have the disease, andfind out how to recognize the signs in yourself andothers.Learn about detection, causes, riskfactors, stages and treatment of Alzheimersdisease.
  • The Living with Alzheimer’s Program provides answers to the questionsthat arise in the Early, Middle and Late Stages of the disease.Topics covered will include: Developing a care team Legal and financial planning Coping strategies Care and treatment options Communicating and connecting Maximizing independenceSPANISH COMING SOON!
  • Care Team CalendarThe Alzheimers Association Care Team Calendar, powered byLotsa Helping Hands, is a free, personalized online tool to organizefamily and friends who want to help with caregiving.This service makes it easy to share activities and information withyour community.Heres how:1. Helpers can sign up for specific tasks, such as preparingmeals, providing rides or running errands. You can postitems for which assistance is needed2. From your Care Team Calendar, friends and family canaccess AlzConnected message boards, postannouncements and photos, and share information.When someone asks "what can I do to help?" ask them for their email address. Then simply add them to your CareTeam Calendar. From there, they can sign up and start helping.
  • If you’re caring for someone with Alzheimer’s, you are not alone. You can get support from others who understand what you’re going through at our new onlineAlzheimer’s and Dementia Caregiver Center, a “ONE-STOP SHOP” for resources and information that caregivers need throughout every stage of the disease.Visit our new Alzheimer’s and Dementia Caregiver Center at alz.org/care.What to ExpectGet resources to help ateach stage of the diseaseLearn moreThe Alzheimer’s Association created the online Caregiver Center as a resource to helpyou and your family plan for the future and make meaningful connections with your localAlzheimer’s Association Chapter, community resources, support groups, online messageboards and physicians.When you visit alz.org/care, you’ll find free, valuable services such as:ALZConnected(alzconnected.org), a social networking community where people with Alzheimer’s andthose who care for them can receive support.Alzheimer’s Navigator(alz.org/navigator), create a personalized action plan to meet your needs and connect to information, support and local resources.Care Team Calendar(alz.org/careteamcalendar), a free, personalized tool designed to help you organize family and friends who want to help with caregiving.E- learning workshops(alz.org/elearning), a series of workshops available online or in community nationwide.For more information visit alz.org/care or call 800.272.3900
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