Coronavirus: Tips for Alzheimer's Patients
This is a difficult time for all us, as we worry about the health of our family, our friends and our nation. With this in mind, BrightFocus Foundation's Alzheimer's Disease Research program would like to share some key resources that may be useful to you and your family.
- People Who Are at Higher Risk for Severe Illness
As you may know, older adults and people who have serious chronic medical conditions like heart disease, diabetes, and lung disease are at greater risk for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The federal Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has important information to reduce your risk of getting sick.
- Caregiving in a Time of Coronavirus
If you are caring for a person with Alzheimer’s or related dementia, Emory University’s Goizueta Alzheimer's Disease Research Center has a guide to help both you and your loved one.
Please stay as informed and healthy as you can, and please consider sharing this information with others.