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Dementia Care: Online Training for Family Caregivers

This training is intended for family caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias.

The symptoms of dementia include changes in behavior that can be difficult for family members to understand. This presentation discusses:

  • Basic information about dementia.
  • Strategies to consider when caring for someone who has changes in their behavior as a result of dementia.
  • How to support family members who are caring for a person with dementia.
  • How to take care of yourself as a family caregiver.
Younger adult comforting an adult in wheelchair outside.

Notes for viewing the presentation

This presentation uses sound. Please turn on your computer speakers to hear the presentation. On the left side of the presentation is a navigation pane. It lists 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.

Navigation pane

Use the scroll bar at the bottom of the video to quickly move to a different point in the presentation. Just click in the scroll bar area. You can also click and drag the bright blue progress identifier.

Scroll bar

Also at the bottom of the screen are navigation controls. These let you stop, rewind, play, fast-forward, and control the volume of the presentation. Hover your cursor over each of the icons. 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.

Navigation controls

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Many resources are mentioned throughout the training. For more help and information, you can view this list of resources for family caregivers.

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Last revised April 22, 2024