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.
In this eLearning and video course bundle you’ll find:
- Information about the effects of dementia
- Making connections through spiritual care
- Caregiver tips and insights
- Possible caregiving costs and links to financial resources
- Information on physical activity, nutrition, and brain health
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.
Approximately 20 minutes
The Rev. Colette Bachand-Wood has spent years working in dementia care. In this series of videos, she shares how and why honoring spiritual identity using music, prayer, and worship may help in forging connections with those with dementia.
- 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
Caring for Those with Alzheimer’s and Dementia
A 6-part video course featuring dementia care specialist the Rev. Colette Bachand-Wood.
The Gift of Spiritual Care (01:17)
Facilitating Connections Through Prayer and Worship (02:59)
Pack a Bag: Practical Advice About Spiritual Care (03:22)
Beginning Your Visit: Suggestions for Interacting (02:33)
Caregiver Tips and Practical Suggestions
5 Simple Tips that May Ease Daily Life (07:00)
Sharing Stories that Invite Connections (02:55)
Adapting to the New Normal in Relationships (03:39)
An Example of Adapting Creatively (02:25)
Using Cues and Helping Gestures (02:11)
Care for the Caregiver
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