The National Alzheimer's Association has several helpful free guides to coping with Alzheimer's disease, ranging from the basics to caregiving to safety, treatments, and "know the 10 signs of Alzheimer's." www.alz.org/alzheimers_disease_publications.asp
The Alzheimer's Foundation of America provides a wide range of publications about Alzheimer"s, as well as a free hotline 866-232-8484 for caregivers, staffed by social workers. www.alzfdn.org
The U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission
www.cpsc.gov has put together a free booklet on "Safety For Older Consumers- Home Safety Checklist. "That covers all the essentials needed to prevent falls and accidents in and around the home.
The National Center on Elder Abuse www.ncea.aoa.gov offers a variety of helpful resources to educate the public and assist victims of elder abuse, including links to local hotlines and preventive programs.
Fraud & Identity Theft
When it comes to elder fraud, why not learn from the top dog- the FBI. At their senior citizen fraud page, you'll find a comprehensive list of the most common frauds and scams, from telemarketing fraud, identity theft, advance fee schemes, investment scams, internet fraud, reverse mortgage fraud, even counterfeit prescription drugs, and how to protect yourself or your loved ones. www.fbi.gov/scams-safety/fraud/seniors