Alzheimer's Caregiving

Frequently Asked Questions

8. What everyday activities might interest a person with Alzheimer’s?

Plan activities that the person with Alzheimer’s enjoys. He or she can be a part of the activity or just watch. Also, you don't always have to be the "activities director." Adult day care services provide a safe environment, activities, and staff who take care of the person with Alzheimer’s at their own facility. For information on adult day care services that might help you, contact the Eldercare Locator at 1-800-677-1116 or visit their website at www.eldercare.gov.

Here are things you can do to help the person enjoy an activity.

The person with Alzheimer’s can do different activities each day. These could include