This can be an especially difficult time to be a family caregiver. Here are some resources to help you and your loved ones cope.
Recommended precautions for household members, intimate partners, and caregivers in a non-healthcare setting of a patient with symptomatic laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 or a patient under investigation. Also available in Spanish and Chinese.
With adult day care centers closed and loved ones at home, here’s how to avoid friction. By Barry J. Jacobs & Julia L. Mayer, AARP, March 17, 2020.
People with Alzheimer’s disease and all other dementia may forget to wash their hands or take other recommended precautions to prevent illness. In addition, diseases like COVID-19 and the flu may worsen cognitive impairment due to dementia. From the Alzheimer’s Association.
At the March 26 AARP Tele-Town Hall, experts addressed caring for family, friends and neighbors during the coronavirus pandemic. They answered your questions related to creating a care plan, coordinating backup care, staying connected to isolated loved ones, and accessing local resources for additional support.
There’s no question that adult caregivers have a lot on their plate, but it’s important for them to carve out personal time. A U-M wellness expert explains why. By Kevin Joy, Michigan Health, June 22, 2016.