An estimated 15 million people are caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's or dementia but have no training in the care of people with dementia. Aging and caregiving expert Dr. Amy D & # 39; Aprix offers 3 tips to help you get started. Learn to use a diary and past experiences of your loved one to handle difficult behaviors and keep your loved one more committed through touch, daily chores and conversation.
Tips like these can have a positive impact on the quality of life of your loved one and you as your family caregiver. Home Instead Senior Care offers free Alzheimer's training courses nationwide to help you learn how to better manage the unique challenges of caring for an Alzheimer's or dementia sufferer. Visit the following URL and enter your zip code to find courses near you:
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