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CDC Covid-19 website
is the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Covid-19 website
providing information on symptoms, how to protect yourself, what to do if you
are sick and so forth. You can scroll down the page for statistics.
CDC Statistics website
is the CDC’s site for statistics on cases in the U.S. and the world as well
as testing information.
CDC Guidance for Residential Care
is the CDC’s site for residential care communities and includes: a
preparedness checklist, interim guidance for nursing homes, things facilities
should do now, when there are cases in the community, and when there are
cases in the facility.
ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION RESOURCES
COVID-19 Tips for Caregivers
Alzheimer’s Association Covid-19 site for Caregivers provides helpful tips
whether you are caring at home, caring for someone who is living in a
residential care community or trying to stay healthy yourself in the midst of
all the caregiving.
COVID-19 Tips for Professional Dementia
Caregivers in Residential Care Setting
The Alzheimer’s Association Covid-19 site for
Professions in Residential Care settings provides specific guidance to
prevent illness, monitor walking and unsafe wandering, provide
person-centered care, respond to dementia-related behaviors, help keep
families and friends connected, and assist with eating and drinking.
COVID-19 Emergency Preparedness for Community Care
is a printable version of the information for professionals in a
Association and AARP Community Resource Finder
CRF is a wonderful tool for finding nearby education programs, support
groups, home health, long-term care options and much more by simply entering
your zip code. Based on guidance
from local governments and health departments during the COVID-19 crisis, all
Alzheimer’s Association education programs and support groups have going
virtual. This means that people can attend programs across the country from
the safety of their homes.
Alzheimer’s Association 24/7 Helpline: 800-272-3900.
Helpline is staffed by dementia care experts and master’s level counselors
and social workers who provide information and support round the clock.
Caregiver Stress Signs and Strategies
webpage provides 10 signs of caregiver stress and tips to help manage and
6 Tips to Relieve
Stress during the Coronavirus crisis (Caregiver/ Person living with dementia)
Stress-Busting Strategy #1: Deep Breathing
Stress-Busting Strategy #2: Progressive Muscle
Stress-Busting Strategy #3: Guided Imagery
are links to printable versions of previous posts to assist in managing and
relieving stress in uncertain times.
AARP Coronavirus page is updated with fresh, reliable content daily.
Coronavirus Tele-Town Hall Meeting every Thursday at 1:00 PM Eastern
is providing a Coronavirus Tele-Town Hall Meeting every Thursday at 1:00 PM
Eastern Time. There is a new topic each week with updates from experts. These
calls are recorded and available after the fact as well.
Preparedness for Caregivers during COVID19 is available in Englishand Spanish
handy, printable one-page fact sheet for caregivers
Link to PDF Version