Family Caregiving Guide

A Caregivers Guide

Sage Aging Podcast Episode 65: Older Adult Mental Health

Family Caregiver Alliance

The Family Caregiver Alliance is an organization that serves six counties in the San Francisco area, but the general information they provide is an invaluable resource to caregivers anywhere.





To learn more and to see their vast library of helpful information go to Family Caregiver Alliance.

UCLA Alzheimer's and Dementia Care Program

the San Francisco area, but the general information they provide is an invaluable resource to caregivers anywhere.





To learn more and to see their vast library of helpful information go to Family Caregiver Alliance.

Family Caregiver Alliance

The Family Caregiver Alliance is an organization that serves six counties in the San Francisco area, but the general information they provide is an invaluable resource to caregivers anywhere.





To learn more and to see their vast library of helpful information go to Family Caregiver Alliance.

Family Caregiver Alliance

The following videos are produced by the Family Caregiver Alliance. They will help caregivers better care for persons with physical and cognitive impairments.









Click HERE to learn more about Family Caregiver Alliance, and to see their vast library of helpful information.

Videos & Podcasts

The following information is not meant to replace the advice from a medical professional. You should consult your health care provider regarding specific medical concerns or treatment.

Transfer Skills

Tips and instructions on how to use gravity and leverage to assist you when lifting or transferring a loved one who has limited mobility.

Toileting & Incontinence

Dealing with a loved one's incontinence is more manageable than you may think. Learn how to help a care recipient with their waning toileting skills and problems with incontinence.

Caregiver Self-Care

A family caregiver can continue successfully in their role by learning to take good care of themselves. Learn about caregiver burnout and practicing self-care.

Agitation & Anxiety

My mom has become resistant to my help and is hard to handle. She believes she doesn’t have any problems and doesn’t need help. She’s easily agitated and gets upset when I try to get her dressed. UCLA Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care Program

Bathing & Dressing

Helping out a care recipient with ADLs (Activities of Daily Living) can sometimes be a sensitive issue. Learn how to assist with ADLs, such as bathing and dressing.

Dental Care

Dental and oral care are important at any age to prevent against a variety of health problems. Learn how to assist as a caregiver in daily cleaning and routine check-ups.

Long-Distance Caregiving Tips

This video from the National Institute on Aging provides tips for anyone caring for a friend, relative, or parent from far away. For in-depth article CLICK HERE.

Nutrition

Good nutrition and good health go hand in hand. Learn valuable information about nutrition, balanced eating, and successful meal planning.

Behavioral Issues

One of the biggest challenges a caregiver can face is changes to a loved one's behavior. Learn how to best approach these behavioral issues for your care recipient.

Aggressive Language & Behavior

Scenario - My mom becomes mean and aggressive towards caregiver. Mom yells at her to get out and may even try to slap her away. UCLA Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care Program

The UCLA Alzheimer's and Dementia Care Program

The following videos are produced by the UCLA Alzheimer’s & Dementia Care program. They will help caregivers better care for persons with dementia.

Learn more about UCLA Alzheimer's and Dementia Care program, and to see their Alzheimer's Caregiver Education Webinars (ACES).

Click HERE to learn more about the UCLA Alzheimer's & Dementia Care program, and to see their vast library of helpful information.

Agitation & Anxiety

My mom has become resistant to my help and is hard to handle. She believes she doesn’t have any problems and doesn’t need help. She’s easily agitated and gets upset when I try to get her dressed. UCLA Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care Program

Aggressive Language & Behavior

Scenario - My mom becomes mean and aggressive towards caregiver. Mom yells at her to get out and may even try to slap her away. UCLA Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care Program

The UCLA Alzheimer's and Dementia Care Program

The following videos are produced by the UCLA Alzheimer’s & Dementia Care program. They will help caregivers better care for persons with dementia.

Learn more about UCLA Alzheimer's and Dementia Care program, and to see their Alzheimer's Caregiver Education Webinars (ACES).

Click HERE to learn more about the UCLA Alzheimer's & Dementia Care program, and to see their vast library of helpful information.

Long-Distance Caregiving Tips

This video from the National Institute on Aging provides tips for anyone caring for a friend, relative, or parent from far away. For in-depth article CLICK HERE.