All hospital visitors required to be vaccinated or have a negative COVID-19 test.

  • Inpatients in our Christiana, Wilmington and Union hospitals may have one visitor daily between 10 a.m. and 8 p.m. The visitor must be 16 or older.
  • Patients having outpatient surgery may have one support person accompany them. Support persons must be 16 or older.
  • All visitors and surgical support people must show proof of vaccination OR a negative COVID-19 test within the prior 72 hours.

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All visitors are required to wear masks.

For COVID-19 safety, all visitors to ChristianaCare facilities and services are required to wear masks. This includes visitors who are vaccinated. Please read our visitor guidelines before arrival.

Health & Wellness

Recommended Reading for Caregivers of Alzheimer's or Dementia Patients

The following publications are good sources of information for caregivers of people suffering from Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. The medical librarians at the ChristianaCare Consumer Health Libraries can also assist you in finding helpful information about these and other topics.

  • “Alzheimer’s: A Caregiver’s Guide and Sourcebook” (3rd ed., 2001) by H. Gruetzner.
  • “Alzheimer’s from the Inside Out” (2007) by R. Taylor.
  • “It Takes More than Love: A Practical Guide to Taking Care of an Aging Adult” (2000) by A.G. Beckerman and R.M. Tappen.
  • “Navigating the Alzheimer’s Journey: A Compass for Caregiving” (2004) by C.B. Sifton.
  • “The Best Friends Approach to Alzheimer’s Care” (2003) by V. Bell and D. Troxell.
  • “The End-of-Life Namaste Care Program for People with Dementia” (2007) by J. Simard.
  • “The Loss of Self: A Family Resource for the Care of Alzheimer’s disease and Related Disorders” (2002) by D. Cohen and C. Eisdorfer.
  • “The 36-Hour Day: A Family Guide to Caring for Persons with Alzheimer Disease” (4th ed., 2001) by N.L. Mace and P.V. Rabins.
  • “When Love Gets Tough: The Nursing Home Decision” (2006) by D.W. Manning.