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Caregiver Training Videos

The Physiology of Aging: Beyond Graying Hair

Graying hair and furrowing facial lines may say to the world that someone is aging, but aging is not just about the way we look. There are physiological changes elderly people go through that can be much more obvious and create a major impact on daily...

The Aging Eye

Holding reading material further away, squinting, or finding ourselves needing extra lighting: These are all behaviors we exhibit having aging eyes. In this video, Dr. Joseph Zayac provides an overview of ocular anatomy and explains the various...

Sugar and Spice, Not Everything's a Vice

Diabetes affects almost 26 million people in the U.S.—roughly 8 percent of the population. Based on this, caregivers of elders must understand nutrition and diabetes medications and seniors. Presented by George M. Rapier, MD, Geriatrician and the...

Overactive Bladder and Incontinence in the Elderly

In this webcast, Dr. Graham gives an overview of the management of incontinence and overactive bladder elderly people often experience. This informative presentation describes various types of incontinence, how aging can affect the urinary system, and...

Innovations in Chronic Pain Management: Part Three

In part three of this series on innovations in chronic pain management, the presenter describes the challenges in chronic pain management, including lifestyle and metabolic factors and poor health and chronic illness. These can result in several symptoms...

Innovations in Chronic Pain Management: Part Two

In part two of this series on innovations in chronic pain management, the presenter describes various pain assessment tools, including visual analogue scales. These can include the descriptive scale, Wong-Baker Faces scale, numeric scale, and pain...

Innovations in Chronic Pain Management: Part One

In part one of this series on innovations in chronic pain management, the presenter describes national guidelines and defines the pharmacological basis of opiates used in pain management. This comprehensive summary helps caregivers become more informed...

Grandma Won't Brush! Daily Oral Care for the Frail Elderly

The frail elderly are functionally dependent on others and have multiple chronic diseases, disabilities, or other impairments. These limitations can complicate routine dental care and hygiene, and add to the common concern of how to get elderly to brush....

Family Decisions and Long Term Care: Who Will Care for Mama?

As parents age, their adult children sometimes move from their role as children to a new role as caregiver. As a result, adult children often find themselves in need of long-term care education. Caring for a parent can be one of the most difficult...

ER or Urgent Care? A Caregiver's Decision

If you’re caring for an elderly person who gets sick or injured, you can go to the urgent care or ER. The number of urgent care centers in both urban and rural areas in the U.S. is growing rapidly. These centers are filling a gap caused by the shortage...

End of Life Care - Part 3

Admitting a loved one to hospice can be one of the most challenging experiences a family goes through. With no end of life care training, it is natural to feel overwhelmed and anxious about this important transition. In the third and final video in this...

End of Life Care - Part 2

Admitting a loved one to hospice can be one of the most challenging experiences a family goes through. With no end of life care training, it is natural to feel overwhelmed and anxious about this important transition. In the second video in this...

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