10 Things Not to Say as a Caregiver for a Person Living with Dementia
Caregiver Burnout is Best Prevented Since Recovery Is Hard on Everyone

The Stages of Alzheimer's and the Caregiver's Role in How We Respond

Money3While Alzheimer’s disease will progress differently for each person, scientists and clinicians have attempted to stage the disease as a way that helps people living with Alzheimer’s and their families understand what is happening, as well as to plan for the future. Some divide AD into seven stages, some five stages, but currently, three stages is the format most often used. The Alzheimer's Association uses three stages, so that is what we will use for our foundation here.

View the complete slideshow on HealthCentral to learn more about the stages of Alzheimer's and how we respond to them:

Carol is the Candid Caregiver

Purchase Minding Our Elders: Caregivers Share Their Personal Stories – paperback or ebook

Comments

Feed You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Working...
Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been saved. Comments are moderated and will not appear until approved by the author. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.

Working...

Post a comment

Comments are moderated, and will not appear until the author has approved them.

Your Information

(Name and email address are required. Email address will not be displayed with the comment.)