Important Information for Caregivers and Older Adults
How does dementia impact your life? If you are caring for a loved one suffering from an age-related cognitive disease, you may feel the impact daily. Dementia takes a toll on both caregivers and those afflicted, and the prospect of dementia may bring up fears about your own and your loved one’s future.
- The Rev. Colette Bachand-Wood, Episcopal priest, dementia-care specialist, and author of Do This Remembering Me, The Spiritual Care of Those with Alzheimer’s and Dementia
- Krishna Dholakia, Senior Health Education Specialist
- Janet Todd, Ph.D., Manager of Curricula
Caring for Those with Alzheimer’s and Dementia: Video Course
In this six-part video series, the Rev. Colette Bachand-Wood shares how and why honoring spiritual identity using music, prayer, and worship may help in forging connections with those with dementia.
Facing Dementia: Health and Finance
With tips relating to finance and information on physical activity, nutrition, and brain health, this eLearning course may help you manage the caregiver role, prepare when faced with a diagnosis, and nurture wellness as you age.
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