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ALZHEIMER'S AND MEMORY LOSS
Forgetfulness: Knowing When to Ask for Help

Includes information on age-related changes in memory, other causes of memory loss, keeping your memory sharp, and more serious memory problems.

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LEGAL And Financial PLANNING FOR PEOPLE WITH ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE 
Fact Sheet 

Tips from the National Institute on Aging.

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Understanding Memory Loss

Difference between mild forgetfulness and serious memory problems. Medical causes of memory problems and how they can be treated. How to cope with serious memory problems.

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DEATH AND DYING
End-Of-Life: Helping With Comfort and Care

Comfort needs near the end of life: Physical Comfort, Mental and Emotional Needs, Spiritual Issues, and Practical Tasks.

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Five Wishes: A Living Will

An easy-to-complete living will.

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Getting your affairs in order

Information on legal documents available to plan how your affairs will be handled in the future.

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DEPRESSION
Understanding Depression

Includes treatment basics, your treatment options, helping yourself, a note to family members.

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HEARING LOSS
Hearing Loss

How do I know if I have a hearing loss? What should I do? What causes hearing loss? What different types of hearing loss are there?

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HEALTHCARE AND HOSPITALIZATION
When Your Loved One is Hospitalized

Have needed legal documents in place. Be prepared to provide information. Be a part of the health care team.

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You and Your Healthcare Provider

Know your team. Prepare for your visit. Communication tips. Talk to your doctor. Gain respect.

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Medicines: Use Them Safely

What are medicines? At your doctor's office. Ask your pharmacist.  

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MANAGING CARE
Support Group Guide for Family Caregivers

How can a support group help? What makes a support group? Where to find a support group. Types of support groups.

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Professional Geriatric Care Managers

Here's what a professional geriatric care manager can do for you.

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Online Health Information: Can You Trust It?

How do I find reliable health information online? What questions should I ask? Places to start.  

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PREVENTIVE HEALTH
Healthy Aging

Includes information on staying Fit, healthy diet, preventing falls, mental wellness, medication use, tests, checkups, and shots.

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MANAGING HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE

Loaded with practical advice, this brochure teaches the importance of healthy lifestyle choices including blood pressure basics, medication guidelines, healthy diet advice, and exercise information.

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MANAGING STRESS

Filled with a variety of practical tips and advice, this brochure is an essential guide for managing stress. Includes stress triggers and symptoms, relaxation techniques, lifestyle changes, stretching exercises, and environment modifications.

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Healthy Teeth and gums

Includes dental health basics, how to brush, how to floss, visiting the dentist, eating right, dental disease, dental care for kids.

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PARTICIPATING IN ACTIVITIES YOU ENJOY - MORE THAN JUST FUN AND GAMES 

Tips from the National Institute On Aging.

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WALKING FOR BETTER HEALTH

Guide includes a walking game plan, safety tips, health benefits, and overcoming roadblocks and excuses. 

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RETIREMENT PLANNING
SAVING FOR RETIREMENT: WHAT DO YOU KNOW?

When you picture your retirement, what do you see? Most people look forward to relaxing and enjoying themselves. But how can you make that picture a reality? This booklet is written for people who are just starting to learn about saving for retirement. What you can do and what the experts say about making a savings plan now.

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SENIOR HOUSING
Senior Housing: What You Need to Know

A resource designed to help families facing difficult decisions concerning housing and care for an elderly loved one.

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Nursing Homes: Making the Right Choice

What is a nursing home? How do you choose? Do nursing homes have to meet standards? Paying for nursing home care.

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There's No Place Like Home - For Growing Old

Tips from the National Institute on Aging.

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