Dementia: Online Training for Family Caregivers

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Dementia-Capable Wisconsin: A Guide for Family Caregivers

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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

If viewing this presentation in Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge, you will need to allow Adobe Flash to run when prompted. In addition, if you are using Google Chrome, you will be asked if you will allow "unsafe script" to run, and will need to answer "yes" to allow the presentation to open. Answering "yes" to these questions will not harm your computer and will simply allow Adobe Flash to access the presentation.  

This presentation uses sound. Please turn on your computer speakers to hear the content of the presentation. Use the directional arrows at the bottom of the presentation to advance to the next slide. Closed captioning is available by pressing the CC button in the bottom right corner of the presentation.

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A variety of resources is mentioned throughout the training. View this list of resources for family caregivers for additional information and assistance.

Last Revised: July 6, 2020

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