This two-DVD set provides information on all stages of cognitive disabilities and insightful caregiver interviews.
Straight Talk About Dementia is a documentary exploring issues on dementia important to both family and professional caregivers. The DVD features a series of interviews organized by topic, so you hear the straight stories directly from those who deal with caregiving issues every day. Topics include: Ethical caregiving, enhancing communication, encouraging compliance, daily living activities, fundamentals like eating and bathing, and caregiver health. The interviews were compiled over 18 months in the homes and offices of real caregivers. They’re concisely edited to form an easy-to-follow narrative, ideal for both support groups and training programs. The all-too-real content does pack an emotional punch. DVD, 45 min., CC, 2006.
Alzheimer's Disease DVD is a video-based teaching tool for professional and family caregivers on DVD. Featuring Drs. Kim and Gail Petersen, experts on dementia training. The video has four sections: MCI, Early, Moderate and Severe Cognitive Disability. Physical changes in the brain, cognitive capabilities and behavioral manifestations are covered. The program includes real family profiles, actors portraying common dementia behaviors, and interviews with real caregivers. DVD, 75 min., CC, 2006.
|Age Group||Older Adult|
|Subject||Aging Resources, Professional Resources|
|Running Time||120 minutes|