Dementia

It Beats You Down, Burns You Out, Worries You to Death, and Never Stops

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Creativity & Aging Webinar: Creativity, Communication and Dementia

Mất trí, Bệnh này có nghĩa là gà? (Dementia: Is this Dementia and What Does it Mean?)

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Hướng Dẫn Người Chăm Sóc Hiểu Về Những Hành Vi Mất Trí Nhớ (Caregiver's Guide to Understanding Dementia Behaviors)

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이것이 치매일까요? 치매는 무엇을 의미합니까? (Dementia: Is this Dementia, and What Does it Mean?)

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치매, 간병 그리고 좌절감 다스리기 (Dementia, Caregiving and Controlling Frustration)

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건강 돌봄이를 위한 치매 행동 가이드 (Caregiver's Guide to Understanding Dementia Behaviors)

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TimeSlips

TimeSlips is a creative, group storytelling project for people with Alzheimer's disease and related disorders. A major component of this program is dedicated to training professionals to replicate the intervention.

Organization:

University of Wisconsin Milwaukee's Center on Age & Community (UWM's CAC).

Interdisciplinary program works to advance innovation in aging by fostering partnerships between scholars and practitioners in education, applied research, and long term care

Location:

Milwaukee, WI

Coping with Caregiving. REACH I

REACH I is a research project which explores the effectiveness of different interventions to reduce burden and distress of family caregivers. It includes a train-the trainer education program which focuses exclusively on self-care for dementia family caregivers.

Organization:

Stanford University School of Medicine Older Adult and Family Center

The Environmental Skill-building Program

The Environmental Skill-building Program assists caregivers build skills to manage a range of daily care challenges including taking care of themselves and alleviating stress. It is designed for all stages of dementia (mild, moderate, severe).

Organization:

Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia

Location:

Philadelphia, PA

How does it work?

The intervention is delivered by occupational therapists trained in the program in homes of families.

Why is it successful?

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