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Caregiver Training Videos

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
  • ...

Psychoactive Medications in Long Term Care

Psychoactive or psychotropic medications are any medications that are meant to affect your mind, emotions and/or behavior. Because these drugs can alter a person's behavioral tendencies or urges they can be described as "Chemical Restraints". Many of...

Living Independently - A Healthy Choice

When it comes to independent living for the eldery, there are a lot of things to consider. How old is too old? How much should health factor into this decison? Learn more in this great video below! 

Financial Abuse of the Elderly (Subtitles in Spanish)*

Fraud involves deliberately deceiving victims with the promise of goods, services, or other benefits that are nonexistent, unnecessary, never intended to be provided, or grossly misrepresented. Older adults can be susceptible to frauds that involve...

Top Ten Tips for Reducing the Risk of Becoming the Next Victim of Elder Abuse

Elder abuse can be difficult to recognize and prove because victims are often overlooked, ignored, disbelieved, or simply abandoned. With over a decade of experience as an elder abuse prosecutor with the San Diego County District Attorney’s office, Paul...

Tips for Protecting You and Your Home from Burglary

Home break-ins happen all too frequently, and protecting your home is imperative, especially in the case of seniors. Even if you think you have nothing to steal, you do. Crooks are looking for valuables, along with personal papers, financial information,...

Substance Abuse in the Elderly (Subtitles in Spanish)*

Presenter: Dr. Thomas WeissIn this informative video addressing substance abuse and the elderly, Dr. Thomas Weiss explains several points including how addiction can affect people of all ages, and how few people realize the true extent of substance abuse...

Street Sense for Seniors: It’s Common Sense

Be alert and have street savvy. These are two basic tips Deputy Atherton gives when he addresses cons against the elderly and the need for older adults to avoid danger when they are involved in activities outside their homes. Deputy Atherton explains how...

Senior Safety: Be Proactive in Keeping Yourself Safe

Older adults are often targeted when they are shopping, walking and doing other things as part of their daily lives in public areas. In this video, Deputy Atherton outlines how seniors can take steps to protect themselves. He tells about your personal...

Quality of Life Issues for Older Adults

Quality of life is an important issue in all care settings. This video sparks a conversation about what quality of life means, elder mistreatment, neglect, pain, challenges, spirituality, and being a grandparent. It opens a dialogue among caregivers...

Protecting Older Adults from Identity Theft

Every minute, about 28 people become a victim of identity theft, and many are older adults. The U.S. Department of Justice shows that identity theft now passes drug trafficking as the number one crime in the nation. Besides losing time, money, privacy,...

Importance of Sleep for Seniors

No matter how hold you are, sleeping is essential for health and well-being, and the importance of sleep for the elderly cannot be overlooked. This engaging presentation addresses many of the issues regarding falls and Alzheimer's disease as they relate...

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