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Caregiver Training Videos

A Discussion on Alzheimer's Research

Presenter:  Dr. George Perry, PhD

It's not often that we get to sit down with someone who is actually conducting Alzheimer's research. We were privileged to have an opportunity to sit down with Dr. George Perry, UTSA Dean of College of Sciences and...

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?...

Avoid Complications of Diabetes with a Diabetic Foot Exam

Presenter: Dianne Murray Rudolph, APRN, GNP-BC, CWOCN, UTHSCSA

Foot related problems are just one of many complications of diabetes. Many foot related complications can be avoided with early detection, diagnosis and treatment. This video will explain how...

National Multiple Sclerosis Society: Who They Are, What They Do & Why

Over 2.3 million people are affected worldwide with Multiple Sclerosis. Epidemiologist have identified factors in the distribution of MS around the world that may eventually help determine the cause of the disease. The NMSS is an excellent source for...

What is Multiple Sclerosis?

Presenter: National Multiple Sclerosis Society

Multiple Sclerosis is a complex disease that impacts the brain and spinal cord. MS can cause an variety of unpredictable symptoms such as numbness, tingling, fatigue, blindness, paralysis and more. This...

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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Sleep Problems in the Elderly

Presenter:  Dr. Thomas Weiss, Geriatric Psychologist

One-third of our life is spent sleeping - but sleep is much more than simply resting. Sleep is an important and essential element for a person's health and well being. A lack of regular sufficient...

Understanding PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder)

Presenter: Dr. Thomas WeissCaring for someone who is suffering from PTSD is difficult at best. PTSD is a serious condition that can develop after a person has experienced or witnessed a traumatic event. This disorder can have significant impact on...

Sundowning - Difficult Behavior at the End of the Day

Presenter: Dr. Thomas WeissIf your caregiving duties become extra challenging in the late afternoon, you're not alone. In fact, many people experience behavioral changes such as confusion, anxiety, agitation, or aggressiveness with increased motor...

Healing Yourself with Your Own Stem Cells

Stem Cell injections offer an untapped potential to manage pain naturally as well as rebuild cartilage and collagen which regenerates damaged tissues, assists with repair processes, and offers alternatives to costly and risky surgeries.

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