Free Publications from the National Institute on Aging

By: HarborView Senior Assisted Living

The National Institute on Aging, an arm of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, provides a variety of free publications relating to Alzheimer's or dementia, and general topics around aging, caregiving, and life for older adults. Scroll down to take a look at the publications featured this month!

Featured Free Publications

While a huge amount of useful information on aging is available online, sometimes having a physical copy of an article, handout, or publication is preferable. Fortunately, the publications available through the National Institute on Aging (NIH) are in PDF and in print format. Many of the publications are also available in Spanish and other languages.

Below are the publications featured this month.

Topic: Caregiving

Title: The Caregiver’s Handbook - click here to order a PDF or paper copy!

Description: This guide is for anyone who provides care for family members or friends who need help with daily living. The handbook focuses on the needs of older adults who require care because of a serious health condition or disability. It could also apply to other situations in which caregiving is needed.

Topic: Aging

Title: HANDOUT: Five Myths About Aging - click here to order a PDF or paper copy!

Description: Read this letter-sized handout on some common myths about aging, including the myth that depression is normal in older adults and that the older you get, the less sleep you need. This letter-sized handout is also available for order in an 11 X 17 poster.

Topic: Medication

Title: HANDOUT: Tips for Taking Medicines Safely as You Age - click here to order a PDF or paper copy!

Description: Medicines are intended to help us live longer and healthier, but taking medicines incorrectly or mixing certain drugs and supplements can be dangerous. Download or order this tip sheet to learn how to safely take and keep track of all your medicines as you age.

Memory Care in San Diego, California

Many assisted living homes specialize in memory care and senior care. These communities are dedicated to caring for Alzheimer's and dementia patients with safety and compassion. HarborView Senior Assisted Living in Banker's Hill is one of those homes. The owners have personally had loved ones who needed memory care. So they created an inviting, welcoming place where people with Alzheimer's could be cared for with dignity, respect, and compassion.

Not only is HarborView Senior Assisted Living full of gentle, well-trained, and loving staff members, it's situated on Banker's Hill with a gorgeous view of the bay. Introducing your loved one to a home where they have full-time care, meals cooked for them, laundry done, and safeguards in place allowing you to rest easy, knowing they are well cared for.

Get Scheduled for a Tour of HarborView Today

We understand more than anyone the tumultuous journey of Alzheimer's and dementia. If you are a family caregiver, you have our utmost respect and appreciation. We're here to offer support to your loved one if you're at a point where you feel they could benefit from professional memory care.

We'd love to hear from you. Call us to schedule a tour today to learn more about HarborView. The decision to move your loved one into an assisted living community is often an emotional and difficult one. Rest assured that HarborView offers the highest caliber of holistic care. We treat every community member as if they were our own loved one.

We look forward to the opportunity of connecting with you!

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