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Caregiver Training Videos

Dementia

Presenter: Dr. Thomas WeissCaring for and even visiting someone with dementia can generate many questions about what to do and how to act. In this video, the presenter gives a complete overview of dementia, detailing its history, definition, genetics and...

Delirium in Older Adults

A challenging yet common aspect of caregiving is handling delirium in elders. Delirium is a quick change in an older adult’s mental state, causing them to experience changes in alertness, perceptions, and sleep patterns. Their speech may become...

Behavioral Management in Dementia

Presenter: Dr. Thomas WeissIf you’re taking care of someone with dementia, you know there are issues regarding behavior that can be challenging to understand and manage. In this video on behavior management dementia, Dr. Weiss walks viewers through the...

Behavioral Disturbances in Elders with Dementia (Subtitles in Spanish)*

A common reason seniors are placed in nursing homes is due to behavior or functional loss, and not memory impairment. This video helps caregivers understand the dementia behaviors and other behavioral disturbances in seniors living in long-term care...

Behavior Problems: Dementia and Mental Illness in Long Term Care and Assisted Living - Module 1

In Module 1 of this series on dementia behaviors, viewers learn the eight possible etiologies of dementia and their masquerading conditions and the 12 most common “problem behaviors” when working with elderly residents with dementia or mental illness....

Behavior Problems: Dementia and Mental Illness in Long Term Care and Assisted Living - Module 4

In Module 4 of this series on dementia behaviors, viewers review a “Survival Guide” for using history forms and psychological tests with elderly residents with dementia or mental illness. The video outlines the importance of coding tests appropriately,...

Behavior Problems: Dementia and Mental Illness in Long Term Care and Assisted Living - Module 3

In Module 3 of this series on dementia behaviors, viewers learn how dementia affects residents’ mental capacity for personal, medical, and financial decision making. Viewers learn about testamentary capacity and the capacity to stand trial. 

Behavior Problems: Dementia and Mental Illness in Long Term Care and Assisted Living - Module 2

In Module 2 of this series on dementia behaviors, viewers learn the sources of pain perception in elderly residents with dementia or mental illness. They learn how pain, along with long-term medications and the use of restraints, can affect residents’...

A Discussion on Various Forms of Dementia

Dementia takes various forms in patients, and each form has different psychological patterns of loss, hallmark features, diagnosis, and treatments. In this video, Dr. Jason Schillerstrom explains the differences in dementia syndromes, including...

2009 Spirituality and Aging Conference

The 2009 Spirituality and Aging Conference is designed for social workers, pastoral care providers, lay ministers, healthcare providers and family caregivers. The topics are: Basics of Dementia: Anger, Loss and Grief of Caregiving; The Silent Partner:...

"No, I'm Not Okay. I'm Losing My Brain!"

Help mom has dementia! When you’re caring for someone whose memory is not what it used to be, it can be challenging and overwhelming, making you want to call out for help. This informational session explains what a person with Alzheimer’s disease or...

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