November is National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month and National Family Caregivers Month. The Alzheimer's Association offers a number of resources to help caregivers manage stress:
- The Alzheimer's Association Caregiver Notebook offers tips for care and planning for the future, as well as a list of resources to use when additional information is needed. To learn more or purchase the Caregiver Notebook, visit www.alz.org/caregivernotebook.
- Caregiver Stress Check, an interactive quiz that helps caregivers to identify symptoms of stress and provides a tailored list of helpful referrals and other support. Take the quiz at www.alz.org/stresscheck.
- Alzheimer's Association CareSource™, an easy-to-use, one-stop online portal for everything you need to widen your care options and plan for care for a person with Alzheimer's. Find out how CareSource can help at www.alz.org/caresource.