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Caring for a Person with Alzheimer's Disease
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Caring for a Person with Alzheimer's Disease
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This comprehensive, handbook offers information and advice for at-home caregivers of people with Alzheimers disease. It addresses all aspects of care, from bathing and eating to visiting the doctor and getting respite care.
Available: as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Chemotherapy and You: Support for People With Cancer
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Chemotherapy and You: Support for People With Cancer
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Focuses on how patients undergoing chemotherapy can manage their side effects, which symptoms to watch out for, and how to communicate effectively with their health care team.
Available: online, as pdf, e-reader
Languages: English and Spanish
Cost: Free
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End of Life: Helping With Comfort and Care
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End of Life: Helping With Comfort and Care
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Provides an overview of issues commonly facing people caring for someone nearing the end of life. It can help you to work with health care providers to complement their medical and caregiving efforts.
Available: as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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The Gift of Life
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The Gift of Life
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This brochure provides information to potential organ donors about organ, eye, and tissue donation. It includes information about they current need for donations, answers to frequently asked questions, what can be donated, donation statistics, and organ recipients' stories.
Available: as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Who Cares: Sources of Information About Health Care Products and Services
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Who Cares: Sources of Information About Health Care Products and Services
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Helps older consumers and their family, caregivers, and friends find reliable sources of information on a variety of health topics important to them.
Available: as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Your Guide to Choosing a Nursing Home
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Your Guide to Choosing a Nursing Home
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What to look for in a nursing home, alternatives to nursing homes, an evaluation checklist, and a list of helpful resources. (Previous item number: 549J)
Available: as pdf, e-reader
Languages: English and Spanish
Cost: Free
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