Training & Education for Patients, Caregivers, Family & Friends

If you are a caregiver, friend or family member of someone that has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, dementia or another memory impairment, AlzheimersTraining.com can help.

Through our special Caregiver Series, we can help you discover ways of dealing with some of the following challenges:

Communication Fall prevention
Medication Management Safety
Personal Care Sleep disturbances
Incontinence End of life care
Wandering Spirituality
Repetitive Behaviors Healthy Aging
Eating/feeding challenges Caregiver stress
Ambulation Adult Day Care
Assisted Living Facilities Nursing Homes
Elder law attorney’s Financial advisers

We also offer a special series of videos for specifically designed for caregivers.  These videos are available in DVD format and are also available in Spanish. They are $159.00 each which does not include shipping or handling charges.

Often, professionals recommend support groups or counseling services to patients and caregivers living with an Alzheimer’s or dementia diagnosis.  For many, leaving their home to receive the support, guidance or counseling they desire is not possible.

Individual caregivers will find our DVD learning alternative a convenient way to learn new techniques or expand their existing knowledge. Family and friends can learn how to provide quality care and communicate more effectively with the Alzheimer’s patient. Courses are taken in their own home and at their own pace!

The Alzheimer’s Care Resource Center has been teaching Alzheimer’s Disease Caregiver Education to family caregivers since February of 2003. Our Alzheimer’s Caregiver DVD Series provides education, tips and techniques for caregivers of those with Alzheimer’s, dementia or other memory impairment.

Whether you are looking for information on managing difficult behaviors or struggling with communicating with the Alzheimer’s patient, you will find an educational DVD that will help and that you can watch in the comfort of your own home.

We have recently expanded the Alzheimer’s / dementia specific educational services we offer to include topics that are important to caregivers and families suffering from Alzheimer’s disease, dementia or other memory impairments.

 

Alzheimer's Training and Education West Palm BeachCaregiver Wellness

Being a caregiver for some who has Alzheimer’s disease, dementia or other cognitive impairment can be challenging and stressful. This DVD provides practical solutions for reducing stress and cultivating caregiver wellness!
Topics covered include:

  • The importance of maintaining caregiver wellness
  •  Acknowledging and defusing difficult emotions as a caregiver
  • Goal-setting and action plans
  •  Simple and effective exercises for relaxation and renewal
  • Activities that foster self-esteem and well-being
  • The role of respite care

In the event you would like to use this for paid caregiver training, this DVD comes with support materials, which include outline, learning objectives, key points and definitions, test and answer key.

Total Course Time: 60 minutes (includes 32 minute DVD, support materials, review and testing)


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Alzheimer's Care Training and Education West Palm Beach Communication: Caring for Someone with Early to Mid-Stage Alzheimer’s Disease

As a caregiver for someone in the early to mid-stage of Alzheimer’s disease, you may find that it becomes increasingly difficult to communicate effectively with your loved one.  This DVD provides some great communication techniques and covers:

  • Repetitive questions
  • Doing chores
  • Aggressive behavior
  • Answering difficult questions
  • Use of language and other forms of communication

In the event you would like to use this for paid caregiver training, this DVD comes with support materials, which include outline, learning objectives, key points and definitions, test and answer key.

Total Course Time: 60 minutes (includes 30 minute DVD, support materials, review and testing)


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Alzheimer's Care Training and Education West Palm Beach

Communication: Caring for Someone with Mid to Late-Stage Alzheimer’s Disease

As a caregiver for someone in the mid to late-stage of Alzheimer’s disease, you may find that it becomes increasingly difficult to communicate effectively with your loved one.  This DVD provides some great communication techniques and covers:

  • Physical changes and behavioral changes in the Alzheimer’s patient
  • Core principles in Alzheimer’s care
  • Alzheimer’s Activities
  • Tolerance levels
  • Naps
  • Balancing the day as an Alzheimer’s Caregiver
  • Hoe to manage repetitive calling out
  • Sexuality and intimacy
  • Pain management
  • Incontinence and toileting
  • Flexibility and humor

In the event you would like to use this for paid caregiver training, this DVD comes with support materials, which include outline, learning objectives, key points and definitions, test and answer key.

Total Course Time: 90 minutes (includes 90 minute DVD, support materials, review and testing)


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Alzheimer's Caregiver Training and Education Effective Communication

When communicating with some who has Alzheimer’s disease, dementia or other memory impairment, communication is a process of creating shared understanding that includes speaking, listening and non-verbal cues. This program describes the importance of positive Communication skills and shows effective methods for creating clear, respectful exchanges.  Topics covered include:

When communicating with some who has Alzheimer’s disease, dementia or other memory impairment, communication is a process of creating shared understanding that includes speaking, listening and non-verbal cues. This program describes the importance of positive Communication skills and shows effective methods for creating clear, respectful exchanges.  Topics covered include:

  • Active listening skills and why they are important
  • Asking open-ended questions
  • The importance of clarification
  • Obstacles to communication
  • Communicating with someone who has hearing loss
  • Having uncomfortable conversations
  •  Honoring your loved one’s feelings

In the event you would like to use this for paid caregiver training, this DVD comes with support materials, which include outline, learning objectives, key points and definitions, test and answer key.

Total Course Time: 45 minutes (includes 15 minute DVD, support materials, review and testing)


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Alzheimer's Disease Training and Education

How to Manage Medications

  • Safe medication use plays an important part in providing good care at home.  Alzheimer’s patients are at greater risk for medication problems and errors.  This DVD provides family caregivers with information on safe practices for administering and storing different types of medications in addition to topics on:
  • Drugs and the elderly
  • How aging changes the way our bodies handle drugs
  • How to recognize when to manage someone’s medications
  • Different ways to administer medicine
  • Products for dispensing medications
  • Side effects and adverse reactions
  • Storing medications
  • Use of over-the-counter drugs
  • How to prevent medication errors

In the event you would like to use this for paid caregiver training, this DVD comes with support materials, which include outline, learning objectives, key points and definitions, test and answer key.

Total Course Time: 60 minutes (includes 27 minute DVD, support materials, review and testing)

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