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Honor a Caregiver

Join us in honoring millions of caregivers by sharing a special message of thanks during Family Caregivers Month.

“My husband and my son do everything so that I can live with purpose and give back, which is so important to me right now. I couldn't do any of that if I didn't have them.”
“I've got somebody who's watching out for me and doing her best to stay ahead of the curve. She's not only looking for symptoms, but she's also looking at, 'How are you handling this? Are you anxious?' It's good to have somebody keeping an eye on how I'm doing.”
“My caregiver, my dear wife of 58+ years, is now the Uber driver for our household, even though she hates driving. She makes my life simple, which makes me able to retain a purposeful life and be fulfilled.”
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8 Ways to Support an Alzheimer’s Caregiver


Educate yourself about Alzheimer’s disease. The more you know, the easier it will be to find ways to help.

Build a Care Team

Organize family and friends who want to help with caregiving. Coordinate helpers and share tasks with a care team calendar.

Give Caregivers a Break

Make a standing appointment to spend time with the person living with dementia and to give the caregiver an opportunity to recharge.

Check In

Many Alzheimer’s and dementia caregivers report feeling isolated or alone. Be sure to check in to help them feel supported.

Tackle the To-Do List

Ask for a list of errands or chores that need to be done. It can be hard for a caregiver to find time to check these tasks off their list.

Be Specific and Be Flexible

Specific offers of support (“I’m going to the store; what do you need?”) can be more helpful than open-ended offers (“Call me if you need anything”).

Help for the Holidays

Help caregivers at the holidays by offering to help with cooking, cleaning or gift shopping, or by offering to host family celebrations.

Join the Fight

Honor a person living with the disease and their caregiver by getting involved with the Alzheimer’s Association: Volunteer, fundraise, advocate and more.

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Why are you thankful for a caregiver in your life?

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