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Knowing personal safety measures are available can bring piece of mind to persons with Alzheimer's and their caregivers. Because of the unpredictable course of Alzheimer's disease, family responsibilities can include making important decisions and managing changes in a loved one's behavior.

Driving and Dementia

Many associate the privilege of driving with personal freedom and independence. It is widely accepted that a diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease is not, on its own, a sufficient reason to withdraw driving privileges. But what happens to the person with the disease when his or her cognitive abilities ultimately decline to the point that driving restriction or cessation becomes necessary?
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Wandering and Alzheimer's Association Medic Alert® + Safe Return®

Alzheimer's Association Medic Alert® + Safe Return® is a nationwide identification, support and enrollment program that provides assistance when a person with Alzheimer's or a related dementia wanders and becomes lost locally or far from home.
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Disaster Preparedness

Information on disaster preparedness and dementia provided through the National Alzheimer's Association website. For additional Chapter information on disaster preparedness and dementia, please visit the "Resources" section of our website.
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Resources

For more information and tools for advocates, see Resources.


 

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