It is important to consider the implications of a patient’s dementia diagnosis on family members and caregivers. The BU ADC has compiled extensive web-content devoted to Patient, Family & Caregiver Resources. Below are some relevant readings and links that clinicians may find informative or useful to provide to patient families.
Family Caregiver Alliance National Center on Caregiving Webpage
Caregiving Guide: Tips for Caregivers of People with Alzheimer’s Disease (NIA)
Long Distance Caregiving (NIA)
Respite Care Guide (Alzheimer’s Association)
NIH Senior Health — Caring for Someone with Alzheimer’s
Caring for Alzheimer’s (Alzheimer’s Association Website)
Caregiving Online — Consultations, Communications, and Community