Producer: Partnerships for Health
Release Date: 2009-2014
Item Code: DCAS
Format: DVD
Running Time: 5 hours

Dementia Care For America’s Heroes – 3 DVD Set

The demand for quality care for veterans with Alzheimer’s Disease and other types of dementia is soaring.  This 3-DVD set gives five hours of evidence-based dementia care education and inspiration that family and professional caregivers will find indispensable when providing care for veterans.

Chaptered for easy access to specific topics, this culture change package:

  • gives caregivers a foundational understanding of various types of dementia (Alzheimer’s, Vascular, Lewy Body, Frontotemporal, Parkinson’s and more)
  • outlines common behaviors associated with cognitive loss and why they occur,
  • demonstrates best practices when approaching and communicating with veterans, and
  • shows how to provide support as symptoms change and/or progress.

With this informative and upbeat series, caregivers will learn how to engage and communicate more effectively with persons with dementia at every stage of care.  Presented by award-winning dementia care specialist Heather McKay.

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