Click the links below to access resource Web sites to find out more about Alzheimer’s Caregivers.
Recognizing Health Warning Signs in the Elderly
These tips can help monitor some key health areas that are often missed when working with the elderly.
10 Signs of Alzheimer’s
The 10 warning signs of Alzheimer’s, along with the differences between Alzheimer’s and typical age-related changes, are outlined here, courtesy of Alzheimer’s Association.
National Public Radio’s “Fresh Air” interviewed Randy Frost and Gail Steketee, the writers of “Stuff: Compulsive Hoarding and the Meaning of Things”. This link allows you to listen to the informative interview.
How to Reduce Junk Mail
41Pounds is a non-profit organization that helps reduce junk mail by contacting several direct mail companies on the consumer’s behalf. Especially useful for cutting down on sweepstakes entry forms or mail scams. Note there is a small charge for this service- $41 for 5 years of coverage, plus they donate $15 to a non-profit selected by the person signing up.
National Do Not Call Registry
Anyone who wishes to reduce unwanted telemarketing calls can register their phone number with this Web site.
Top Frauds of 2009
Learn about the top 10 scams of 2009 in this report provided by the National Consumers League.
Preventing Elder Abuse
The National Center on Elder Abuse (a division of the Administration on Aging) Web site offers downloadable fact sheets, resources, answers to questions related to elder abuse, and more.