Classroom

Caregiving Basics

  • Basic Caregiver Training
  • Family Preparation
  • Visiting the Doctor

Caregiver's Well-being

  • Coping
  • Grief
  • Impact on Lifestyle
  • Managing Stress
  • Sleep

Caregiving Challenges

  • Difficulty Behavior
  • Pain
  • Sleeping, Aging, Dementia
  • Traveling

Memory Problems &
Dementia

Safety and Injury Prevention

Skill Building - Activities of Daily Living

  • Bathing
  • Dressing
  • Eating
  • Grooming
  • Incontinence
  • Nutrition and Eating
  • Swallowing

Skill Building - Communication

Skill Building - Leisure Activities

Skill Building - Managing Medicine

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Caregiving Basics:

Basic Caregiver Training

Preparing For The Role of Family Caregiver Reviewed 12/5/06

The Initial Visit to the Doctor for a Dementia Work-up: What to Expect Reviewed 7/22/05

»» Written information on Caregiving Basics is available in our Reading Room

Caregiver's Well-being:

Grief and Loss in Caregiving Reviewed 12/5/06

Impact of Caregiving Role on Lifestyle and Relationships Reviewed 12/5/06

Practicing Spirituality & Creativity in Stress Management and Self-care for Caregivers Reviewed 7/13/05

Sleep: Getting a Good Night's Sleep Reviewed 12/5/06

»» Written information on Caregiver's Well-being is available in our Reading Room

Caregiving Challenges:

Alzheimer's: What Every African-American Needs to Know (video) Mayo Clinic Jacksonville 1/19/2007

Behavioral Management New 8/27/08

Behaviors: Why Do They Do That? Reviewed 7/15/05

Behavior: Non-medication Management of Agitated Behaviors Reviewed 10/27/05

Conversations With Those Who Care (video)

Sleeping, Aging and Dementia Reviewed 10/18/05

Traveling and Dementia Reviewed 12/6/06

»» Written information on Caregiving Challenges is available in our Reading Room

Learning About Memory Problems & Dementia:

Basics of Dementia: Progressive Memory Disorders Reviewed 7/15/05

Basics of Dementia: Treatable Memory Disorders Reviewed 7/15/05

Basics of Dementia: Vascular Memory Disorders Reviewed 7/15/05

Overview on Dementia (How Alzheimer's Differs from Frontal Temporal Lobe Dementia) Reviewed 10/10/06

Medication Induced Dementia: Proceed with Caution Reviewed 10/10/06

»» Written information on Memory Problems are available in our Reading Room

Safety and Injury Prevention:

Home Safety Reviewed 7/15/05

Safe Home Design Features Reviewed 7/15/05

»» Written information on Safety and Injury Prevention is available in our Reading Room

Skills Building - Activities of Daily Living:

Bathing

Dressing

Grooming

Incontinence

Toileting

Eating

Nutrition

Swallowing

»» Written information on Activities of Daily Living is available in our Reading Room

Skills Building - Communication:

Communicating with the Person with Alzheimer's Disease or a Related Disorder

Effective Communication and your Healthcare Provider Reviewed 4/11/06

»» Written information on Communication is available in our Reading Room

Skills Building - Leisure Activites:

Leisure Activities Reviewed 11/1/06

»» Written information on Leisure Activity is available in our Reading Room

Skills Building - Managing Medicine:

* Note: Contact your physician, pharmacist, or other appropriate healthcare provider with any questions specific to your situation and NEVER change any part of your treatment regimen without first contacting your physician.

Clinical Trials: Trying New Treatments

Complimentary and Alternative Medications (CAM)

Drugs, Diseases and the Older Driver

Getting the Pharmacy Services You Deserve

Giving the Medication as Prescribed

Medication Management for the Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease

Medication Induced Dementia: Proceed with Caution Reviewed 10/10/06

Medications in Dementia / Alzheimer's: Avoiding Harm

Questions You Should Ask Before You Give a New Medicine

Use of Anti-psychotic Drugs in Dementia Last reviewed 9/25/07

Personal Medication Record

»» Written information on Managing Medicine is available in our Reading Room

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