Tip Sheets for Caregivers

Please feel free to download and print these sheets as topics become relevant in your caregiving journey.  If you need specific information not covered in the topics below, please call the Alzheimer Society of Niagara Region at 905-687-6914 and we will be glad to assist you.

You can also check out our other publications on the Alzheimer Society Brochures & Publications section of our website.


Memory Loss

Responsive Behaviours

  • Anger/Agitation - Recognizing the warning signs and what to try
  • Behaviours: Understanding Changes - Why behaviours may occur and how to prevent or lessen the behaviour
  • Disinhibition - The signs and causes of behaviours that are tactless, inappropriate or offensive as well as some sources of help
  • Hoarding - Understanding reasons for hoarding and strategies for coping
  • Late Day Restlessness (Sundowning) - Identifying the triggers and some coping strategies
  • Paranoia/Delusions - Understanding paranoia and delusions and some coping strategies
  • Repetitive Behaviours - Why they happen and  possible ways to respond
  • Sleep Disturbances - Why sleep disturbances occur and strategies to prevent them
  • Travel - Tips for travelling with someone who has dementia
  • Wandering - Understanding why this occurs and how to prevent it

Consent & Capacity




Long-Term Care

Last Updated: 12/07/2018