ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION / ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA ON-LINE TRAINING AND EDUCATION CENTER …
… The Alzheimer’s Association offers an exceptional number of free Alzheimer’s and Dementia Virtual Courses and Training Programs as part of its On-Line Training and Education Center.
The following programs are available twenty-four hours a day and can be accessed in both English & Spanish:
10 WARNING SIGNS OF ALZHEIMER’S -- Recognize common warning signs of Alzheimer’s and learn what symptoms to look for in yourself and others.
UNDERSTANDING ALZHEIMER’S AND DEMENTIA (formerly known as The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease) -- Learn about the difference between Alzheimer’s and dementia, stages, risk factors and more. Closed Captioning (CC) available.
APPROACHING ALZHEIMER’S: FIRST RESPONDER TRAINING -- This free online course will help prepare you to respond to commons calls involving a person with dementia.
CHALLENGING CONVERSATIONS ABOUT DEMENTIA -- Learn to confidently approach the detection, diagnostic and care-planning process for your patients with cognitive impairment and dementia.
DEMENTIA CONVERSATIONS: DRIVING, DOCTOR VISITS, LEGAL & FINANCIAL PLANNING -- Learn to have honest and caring conversations about common concerns when someone begins to show signs of dementia.
EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION STRATEGIES -- Learn to decode the verbal and behavioral messages delivered by someone with dementia, and identify strategies to help you connect and communicate at each stage of the disease.
HEALTHY LIVING FOR YOUR BRAIN AND BODY: TIPS FROM THE LATEST RESEARCH -- Join us to learn about the latest research providing insights into how to make lifestyle choices that may help you keep your brain and body healthy as you age, and use hands-on tools to help you incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging.
LEGAL AND FINANCIAL PLANNING FOR ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE -- Learn about important legal and financial issues to consider, how to put plans in place, and how to access legal and financial resources near you.
LIVING WITH ALZHEIMER’S: FOR PEOPLE WITH ALZHEIMER’S -- Learn what you need to know, what you need to plan, and what you can do as you navigate this chapter of your life.
LIVING WITH ALZHEIMER’S: FOR CAREGIVERS - EARLY STAGE -- Hear from those directly affected and learn what you can do to cope with the changes that come with an early-stage diagnosis.
LIVING WITH ALZHEIMER’S: FOR CAREGIVERS - MIDDLE STAGE -- Hear caregivers and professionals discuss helpful strategies to provide safe, effective and comfortable care in the middle stage of Alzheimer’s.
LIVING WITH ALZHEIMER’S: FOR CAREGIVERS - LATE STAGE -- Hear from caregivers and professionals about resources, monitoring care and providing meaningful connection for the person with late-stage Alzheimer’s and their families.
LIVING WITH ALZHEIMER’S: FOR YOUNGER-ONSET ALZHEIMER’S -- Hear from those directly affected and learn what you need to know, what you need to plan, and what you can do to ease the impact throughout the course of the disease.
UNDERSTANDING AND RESPONDING TO DEMENTIA-RELATED BEHAVIOR -- Learn to about some of the common triggers for behaviors associated with dementia, how to assess the person’s needs, and how to intervene effectively.
For registration and further information please visit: https://www.alz.org/help-support/resources/online-tools