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Caregiver Training Videos

Finding Long Term Care When There is no Money

Presenter:  Carol Bertsch - Elder Law Attorney 

What do you do when the person you are caring for is no longer able to stay in their own home and they do not have the resources to pay for a nursing home on their own?  While the laws can differ from state...

Combating Loneliness in Seniors

Presenter:  Dr. Thomas Weiss, Geriatric Psychologist

Loneliness can be described as the discrepancy between a person's desired and actual social relationship. It's a unique situation in which a person perceives themselves to be socially isolated even...

How to be Your Own Advocate in the Hospital

Presenter:  Bill Pemberton 

Poor communication between doctors and patients, and between doctors and nurses, is discussed relatively frequently. But what about confusion between the teams of doctors who share patients in the hospital or clinic?...

Adaptive Clothing for Seniors

Presenter:  Elizabeth Woods, RN

Simple tasks such as dressing and undressing can sometimes be an issue when caring for the elderly. And no one wants to spend their time in institutional clothing such a hospital gown, but for those with physical...

How Can I Convince My Loved One to see a Psychiatrist?

Presenter:  Dr. Thomas Weiss

Convincing someone to see a psychiatrist can be challenging and awkward. Sometimes you need to get creative with how you approach this difficult situation for it to go smoothly and without incident. With his usual wit and...

How Can I Get My Loved One to STOP Driving?

Presenter:  Dr. Thomas Weiss

Always a difficult situation - you feel your loved one is no longer safe to operate a vehicle and they insist they are fine.This loss of independence can be devastating to many. How do you insist that your aging loved one...

Staying Independent Longer with Adaptive Equipment and Strengthening Exercises

Presenter:  Natasha Dinani - Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant

When mobility isn't what it used to be due to increased age, injuries from falls, or joint replacements - assistance may be needed to fulfill many of our activities of daily living.

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An Age for Justice: Confronting Elder Abuse in America

This video reveals the ugly truth about Elder Abuse - produced by the Elder Justice Now Campaign - this tells the personal stories of families and individuals whose lives have been turned upside down by elder abuse. Abuse happens in many ways -...

Who Decides When You Can't: Advance Directives

Presenter: Carol Bertsch - Elder Law Attorney, San Antonio, Texas

Attorney Carol Bertsch gives an overview of what older adults and their families should consider related to advance care planning. Her presentation provides a foundation for individuals...

Chronic Pain Management

Chronic Pain Management at a Crossroads - Addressing a Public Health Crisis

Chronic Pain the most common reason that people visit a doctor's office in the USA. This is especially true for aging seniors. People are searching for ways to manage chronic...

The Case for Hepatitis C Screening in Baby Boomers

Hepatitis C is the most common blood borne infection.This common yet often undiagnosed virus can lead to liver failure and cancer if not detected early.

Inappropriate Anti-Psychotic Reduction: A Regulatory Priority

Learn more about the regulatory agenda to reduce the inappropriate use of anti-psychotics in long term care. Dr. Smith will cover the following:

  • Defining inappropraite antipsychotic use
  • Brief History of Anti-Psychotic Reduction in LTC
  • BPSD Treatment
  • ...

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