Tips for Dementia Caregivers at Home and Facilities During COVID-19


Caregivers of individuals living with Alzheimer’s and all other dementia should follow guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), and consider the following tips:

Tips for caregivers of individuals in assisted living

Considerations if your family member’s residential facility has an incidence of COVID-19
It is important to note that there are no simple answers and, at this time, there is no way to completely eliminate the risk of your family member being exposed to COVID-19. However, there are some questions to consider if you are faced with this situation.

Moving a person home

Maintaining the person in the facility

Moving to another facility
Moving a family member to another facility may be an option. However, there is no way to know whether the new facility will remain free of COVID-19 cases.