Dementia -- Getting medical help for the person who has dementia -- Characteristic behavioral symptoms in people who have dementia -- Problems in independent living -- Problems arising in daily care -- Medical problems -- Behavioral symptoms of dementia -- Symptoms that appear as changes in mood -- Special arrangements if you become ill -- Getting outside help -- You and the person who has dementia as parts of a family -- How caring for a person who has dementia affects you -- Caring for yourself -- For children and teenagers -- Financial and legal issues -- Nursing homes and other living arrangements -- Preventing or delaying cognitive decline -- Brain disorders and the causes of dementia -- Research in dementia.
Teepa Snow, an Alzheimer's and dementia care specialist, demonstrates effective approaches to bathing, eating, dressing, transfers, and how to respond to certain types of behaviors in patients with dementia.Learn hands-on caregiving techniques, how best to approach and interact with a dementia patient, why knowing a patient's life history, personal preferences and personality traits matters, stress management and the importance of caring for yourself, how to minimize resistance and increase positive interactions, and learn about the different types of dementia. - Adapted from container.
Camp, Cameron J, Schneider, Nicole, Orsulic-Jeras, Silvia, Mattern, Jeanne, McGowan, Adena, Antenucci, Vincent M, Malone, Megan L, Gorzelle, Gregg J.
Menorah Park Center for Senior Living
Contents: Part 1. Introduction (6:03) -- 2. Understanding the person (10:17) -- Live their truth (8:24) -- "I want to go home" (13:34) -- Stop correcting them (19:34) -- Your mood affects their mood (3:32) -- Blame it on something else (11:29) -- Remember their greatness (14:28) -- Quality connections (3:02) -- Habits of a lifetime (8:25) -- Development level (5:18) -- Good dementia bad dementia (4:03) -- Simple pleasures (5:56) -- Conclusion (13:07) -- pt. 2. Introduction (6:09) -- Treasure boxes (16:42) -- Sundowning (12:17) -- "Honey", "Dearie" (8:25) -- Moments of discomfort (6:12).
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