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The Journey of Dementia
Learn with world-renowned dementia trainer Teepa Snow how to make the most of doctor's screenings, which behaviors to expect and how to handle them, which vital legal and financial documents need to be in place before the diseases progresses, and…
Lewy Body Dementia - What Everyone Needs to Know
Learn about common Lewy Body Dementia symptoms, how to utilize visual and verbal cues to increase understanding, and other hands-on caregiving tips & techniques to increase quality of life for all parties involved. Clip #1: "Session 1" - Clip #2:…
3 videos
Challenging Behaviors in Dementia Care - Recognizing & Meeting Unmet Needs
Learn with Teepa Snow which physical and emotional needs can cause challenging behaviors and how to find the problem, ease the discomfort and calm the person in distress. Learn hands-on techniques to connect and comfort using visual, verbal, physical, emotional…
4 videos
Challenging Situations in the Home
Part of the Series: In-Home Dementia Care
In-home care problems Finding Comfort Lower Distress Learning to Nourish Yourself Communicating with Other Family Members & Helping with Visits Sundowning Sleep or Not ... Meds & "Magic" Letting Go to Live In Now *When is it Time to Let…
Spirituality in Dementia Care Part 1
Part of the Series: Spirituality in Dementia Care
Showcasing Challenging Situations Brain Changes You Need To Know Improving Your Skills Why the GEMS Matter
It's All In Your Approach
Dementia trainer Teepa Snow explains how a person with dementia perceives his or her environment and how to properly adapt one's own behavior to increase communication and quality of life for all parties. Learn techniques to improve mutual understanding, better…
2 videos
End of Life Care and Letting Go
Dementia trainer discusses changes that occur in the later stages of dementia and how to communicate through visual, auditory, and physical signals when there are no words left. Let Teepa guide you through these challenging times, offering the most possible…
2 videos
Spirituality in Dementia Care Part 2
Part of the Series: Spirituality in Dementia Care
Using Your Skills Advanced Care Skills in Late Stage Dementia Getting Out Of Bed Transferring From Bed to Wheelchair Sara Lift Transfer From Bed to Wheelchair
The Art of Caregiving
Dementia trainer and expert Teepa Snow provides detailed, easy-to-follow explanations for daily tasks, such as helping to eat, move, bathe or getting dressed. Clip #1: "Become A Better Detective" - Clip #2: "Developing New Skills" - Clip #3: "Connecting Visually…
5 videos
The Inevitable Hospital Stay - How to Advocate for Your Loved One with Dementia
Learn with Teepa Snow why hospitals are the most dangerous place for people with dementia, and how you can positively impact their hospital stay. You will learn how to ask the right questions and make the best choices when speaking…
2 videos
Maintain Your Brain - Dementia Risk Reduction & Life After Diagnosis
Learn about risk factors, brain exercises, physical and cognitive activity, nutrition and diet. Know about important lifestyle choices affecting brain health even after diagnosis. Clip #1: "What Are You Doing Now? What Could Be Changed?" - Clip #2: "Why Should…
4 videos
Progression of Dementia - Seeing Gems, Not Just Loss
Learn to adapt your caregiving techniques to different disease stages, how to reduce the risk of falls, how to reduce unwanted behaviors, and how to best protect your relationship with the person with dementia as the disease progresses.
Dental Care for People with Dementia
Learn effective techniques to handle challenging situations and provide the best dental care for a person with dementia, including but not limited to Alzheimer's, Lewy Body or Frontotemporal Dementia. Clip #1: "Dental Care for People with Dementia Part 1" -…
4 videos
Filling the Day with Meaning
Dementia expert Teepa Snow demonstrates the use of engaging activities to give back moments of joy and happiness to more challenging individuals, such as those with early onset, tendencies for elopement, falls, and more.
Speaking with the Person Living with Dementia - in Early Days or with Early Symptoms
Part of the Series: Improving Communications in Dementia Care
Q&A Session followed by Dealing with the Roadblock of Denial Recognizing the Role of Grief and Loss Recognizing and Coping with Resistance Knowing More about the person who is In Denial & Understanding the World from Their Side
Improving Emergency Services for Dementia Patients
Dementia trainer Teepa Snow explains how to recognize symptoms of dementia, and how to reduce stress and resistance during precarious situations so emergency personnel can help effectively. This program also teaches law enforcement officers, firefighters, EMTs, 911 Dispatchers and Emergency…
Understanding Frontotemporal Dementias
Learn with Teepa why proper screenings truly matter, where to get them, about causes and symptoms, and which changes occur in the brain that affect a person with Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD). Learn how to deal with challenging behaviors without sacrificing…
In-Home Dementia Care - Tips & Techniques
Learn with Teepa Snow how to build a care environment that best balances the needs of a person living with dementia and the caregiver's own well-being and abilities. Get practical tips and ideas to problem solve existing challenging situations for…
4 videos
Six Pieces to the Puzzle
Part of the Series: In-Home Dementia Care
How to apply Teepa's "Six Pieces to the Puzzle(tm)" method to discover your loved one's retained skills and interests, thereby creating a positive and more fulfilling care environment for the both of you.