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---Prism Complete Planner and Organizer-----

 prismcirclelogo.gif (505 bytes) Keeping track of important information can be difficult. In the event of an emergency, you will want to have all of it handy. This workbook enables you to collect vital information and use it to save time when visiting with your loved one's doctor or other advisor. You do NOT store information on a computer -- you keep it with you at all times so it remains secure and private.

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---Knowledge-----

  Medical Aspects of Dementia
      
Genetics and Alzheimer's Disease
       Participating in Clinical Trials: What You Need to Know
       Ginkgo Biloba and Herbal Supplements UPDATED
       Breakthrough?: Understanding the Drug Development and Testing Process
       Hospice and Alzheimer's Disease: One Family's Story

  Stages of Alzheimer's Disease
       The Stages of Alzheimer's Disease
       Recognizing the Early Stages of Alzheimer's Disease
       Alzheimer's Disease: The Early Stage
       Alzheimer's Disease: The Middle Stage
       Alzheimer's Disease: The Late Stage

  Behavior Management
       Management of Agitation Behavior NEW
       Managing Behavior Problems
      
Helping Your Elder Adjust to a Residential Facility
      
Using Validation Therapy to Manage Difficult Behaviors
       Locks and Wandering (Part 1 of 3)
       Alarms: Precautions for Wandering (Part 2 of 3
       Deterrents and Diversions: Precautions for Wandering (Part 3 of 3)

  Caregiving Day by Day
        Family Issues
        Intimacy, Marriage and Alzheimer's Disease NEW
        Understanding and Acknowledging Negative Emotions
        Overcoming Negative Emotions
        Selecting an Adult Day Care Center
        When Your Loved One Resists Care NEW
        Support Groups Are Essential to Caregiver Wellbeing
        Home Care for the Holidays
        Maintaining Selfhood and Dignity in Patients With Alzheimer's Disease
       
Communicating With Impaired Elderly Persons
        101 Things to Do With a Person With Alzheimer's Disease
        Activities & Crafts for People With Dementia

 WB01518_.gif (392 bytes)Edyth Ann's Caregiving Tips
         More About Edyth Ann...
         Tips on... Eating (Early and Middle Stage Dementia)
         Tips on... Spousal Caregiving
         Tips on... Being a Caregiver
         Tips on... Wandering
         Tips on... Successful "Parentcaring" NEW
         Tips on... Sundowning
       
  Tips on... Bathing
         Tips on... Toileting

  Featured Author: Beverly Bigtree Murphy
        More About Beverly...
        Where Is the Joy in Alzheimer's Caregiving?
        Don't Feel Guilty!
        Does He Still Know Who You Are? NEW
        To Diaper Or Not to Diaper -- Is That a Question?:Alzheimer's Disease and Incontinence
        Sometimes a Bruise Is Just a Bruise: Abuse and Alzheimer's Disease
        Reflections on Reflections: Bathing and Alzheimer's Disease

 PE03323_.wmf (1990 bytes) Chat Transcripts
         Alzheimer's Answers Home Page NEW
         "Predicting Alzheimer's Disease and Memory Loss" with Dr. Mary Sano
            "Discussing the Alzheimer's Diagnosis" with Janet Walsh
            "The Stages of Alzheimer's Disease: What's Next, What to Expect" with Dr. Karen Bell
            "Less Common Dementias: Understanding the Differences to Improve Care"
with Dr. Lawrence Honig
            "Diagnosing Alzheimer's Disease: Tests, Procedures and Issues" with Dr. Scott Small
           "Parkinson's Disease Q&A" with Dr. Lucien
Côté NEW

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 prismcirclelogo.gif (505 bytes) Caregiver Education Series -- Booklets and workbooks to help you manage medical appointments and master the knowledge required for caregiving. Browse Now...

---Support Groups----

 PE03323_.wmf (1990 bytes) Chat Guide -- A full schedule of real-time chat with other caregivers, professionals and guest moderators.

 newbulb.jpg (14621 bytes) The ElderCare Forum UPDATED! -- Post questions, give answers, or share your experiences and tips and receive e-mail responses with our state-of-the-art message board.

handssupport.gif (2933 bytes) The Caregiver Support Network Provides a comprehensive directory of eldercare support groups on the Internet and a team of caregivers who can help you get through the tough times.

  Caregiver HomePages -- Visit websites maintained by other caregivers,  read their online journals and learn tips.

---Resources-----

Long-Term Care Insurance Analyzer -- Understand the ins and outs of buying long-term care insurance, including a free e-book and quote from a licensed professional. UPDATES WITH FREE QUOTE AND E-BOOK

  Neighborhood Network -- Find government services, aging resources and local assistance programs in the USA.

 t2t.gif (1041 bytes) Teen Resource Center Provides articles, resources and interactive features for teens who are living with a loved one with Alzheimer's Disease or other condition.

HM00475_.WMF (19168 bytes) Medical Research Assistant -- Find authoritative resources and information for medical conditions and treatments. IMPROVED

 WB01518_.gif (392 bytes)Nursing Home Quality Advisor -- Find certified nursing homes and improve quality of life while there. NEW

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