Alzheimer's Disease: An Overview
CE Hours : 1.5 | Course Hours: 1.5

When working with older adults, it is important to be able to recognize the differences between normal aging and symptoms that could indicate Alzheimer’s Disease or other dementia. This course discusses how to recognize symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease at each stage of progression. This course will also provide a brief overview of brain anatomy in Alzheimer’s Disease and... more

Alzheimer's Disease: Issues with Communication
CE Hours : 1.5 | Course Hours: 1.5

Communication is critical for every person to be able to convey needs, feelings, and information to others. It is a complex skill that involves nuance of tone, body language, and expression. Someone with Alzheimer’s Disease will experience a decline in their ability to communicate effectively as their disease progresses, leading to frustration, confusion, and unmet needs. It is important... more