Each person’s experience with Alzheimer’s or Dementia is unique to them.
Symptoms may change frequently and progress differently with each person and can be affected by many factors.
This tool was designed to help the family caregiver track the type and frequency of the symptoms your loved one is exhibiting to support better communication and planning with your medical team and other healthcare providers as you collaborate in identifying the best possible treatment and interventions based upon your specific situation.
Excerpted with permission from When Caring Takes Courage, A Compassionate and Interactive Guide for Alzheimer’s and Dementia Caregivers, copyright 2014.
When Caring Takes Courage: A Compassionate, Interactive Guide for Alzheimer's and Dementia Caregivers
Mara’s passion and life’s work has been to learn the best practices which capable caregivers (both professional and family member) use to find success, joy and hope in the face of this devastating disease and find a way to share that information with those who deal with dementia on a day-to-day basis. She is the 2015 Jefferson Award Recipient: Outstanding Public Service, and the 2015 Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Award Recipient: Outstanding Public Service on Behalf of and Throughout the United States. She continues to be an active speaker and advocate for those impacted by dementia worldwide. Learn more about her work at: www.whencaringtakescourage.com.
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