Dementia-Capable Wisconsin: A guide for family caregivers
This training is intended for family caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia.
The symptoms of dementia include changes in behavior that can be difficult for family members to understand. This presentation discusses basic information about dementia and describes strategies for family caregivers to consider when providing care to someone who has changes in their behavior as a result of dementia. It also includes information on how to support family members who are providing care for a person with dementia, and how to take care of yourself as a family caregiver.
Notes for viewing the presentation
This presentation uses sound. Please turn on your computer speakers to hear the content of the presentation. On the left side of the presentation is a navigation pane that identifies the topic categories that are covered in the presentation. The start time of each topic category is in parentheses next to the topic category title.
Use the scroll bar at the bottom of the video to quickly move to a different point in the presentation by clicking in the scroll bar area or by clicking and dragging the bright blue progress identifier.
Also at the bottom of the screen are navigation controls that allow you to stop, rewind, play, fast-forward, and control the volume of the presentation. Hover your cursor over each of the icons, and a pop-up will identify the function of the icon. Note that the length of time that the presentation has played will display to the left of the navigation controls.
A variety of resources is mentioned throughout the training. View this list of resources for family caregivers for additional information and assistance.