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Caregiver Training Videos

Caregiver Stress: Module 1

Caregivers, whether they work in a private setting or at a heath care facility or nursing home, can experience caregiver stress or compassion fatigue. In this first part of our three-module series, we provide an overview of the condition, including how...

Brain Fitness

Brain fitness is similar to physical fitness. Just as physical activity can improve physical health, brain exercises can improve cognitive ability and prevent the decline in cognitive health as we age. Brain fitness is defined as the brain’s ability to...

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’...

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