In this resource caregivers suggest ways in which private homes may be adapted for persons with Alzheimer's Disease, and their caregivers. The suggestions are organized by the following clusters: safety and security; pacing, wandering and confusion; anxiousness and restlessness; and caregiver needs. 18 Pages.
Safely Home is a MedicAlert ID and service designed to help people living with dementia who go missing. Medically trained specialists are available within 5 seconds to supply police and emergency responders with the member's physical description, emergency contacts and critical health information, supporting both the search for a missing person as well as the next steps after a missing person with dementia has been found.
This publication provides and identifies 10 common problem areas based on activity which can contribute to falls in the home. A review checklist and suggestions for adaptations/modifications are offered to enhance independent living. 32 Pages.
This resource guide provides advice for older adults on how to keep healthy, active and safe to prevent injuries and falls in their home and environment. Checklists offers users suggestions to inspect their home and look for trouble areas. Real-life stories offer value to the reader in assessing the need to make changes. 38 Pages.
This resource offers steps (with pictures) to take if the person has fallen and: 1) is able to get up, or 2) cannot get up, or 3) is a witness to someone else falling. It also provides preventative strategies and summarizes the physical and psychological impacts of falling. 8 Pages.