The following tips are provided by the Alzheimer’s Association, the world’s leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research. ©2013 Alzheimer’s Association, reused with permission.

  1. Research all care options before deciding which is a good fit.
  2. Ask providers if they have training in dementia care.
  3. Familiarize providers with the needs and likes of the person with dementia.
  4. Know that it’s normal to be apprehensive about changing care.
  5. Re-evaluate care as needs change.