Where to Learn More About Alzheimer's Disease
Managing & Understanding Behavior Problems in Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders
This ten module videotape series and manual is a training program geared toward institutional staff, such as nurses and aides, to families, and to in-home, paid and non-paid caregivers responsible for day-to-day care or supervision of patients. This program is designed to provide background information about Alzheimer's disease and related disorders, including the current state of research, clinical evaluation and treatment, teach caregivers skills to assess and modify behavior problems which interfere with proper care and identify and address the special needs of caregivers. Developed by Dr. Linda Teri and colleagues from the University of Washington Medical Center, production of this series was supported in part by a grant from the National Institute on Aging to the Alzheimer's Disease Research Center. Information about training seminars on the use of these videotapes and their techniques as well as how to obtain a copy can be obtained by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Understanding Alzheimer's Disease
A 40-page guide for families, friends, and health care providers. Developed and written by Linda Teri, Ph.D. and Amy Schmidt, M.S.W. This basic, comprehensive guide provides general information on Alzheimer's disease, behavior management techniques, suggestions for coping with physical and behavioral problems and suggestions for caregivers themselves. Select the following link for the online version of Understanding Alzheimer's Disease. For information on ordering printed copies send email to email@example.com.
ADEAR: Alzheimer's Disease Education & Referral Center -- (800)438-4380
ADEAR provides information on Alzheimer's disease and other related dementias and is a service of the National Institute on Aging.
UW ADRC Director--Murray Raskind, M.D.
UW ADRC Education and Training Director--Linda Teri, Ph.D.
Last Modified: Wednesday, 27-Sep-2006 17:58:47 PDT