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Middle and Later Stage Dementia

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Middle and Later Stage Dementia: Supporting Caregivers and Coping with Challenging Behaviors

Susan McCurry, PhD

Research Professor

David La Fazia, PhD, MSW

Research Scientist
Psychosocial and Community Health
School of Nursing
University of Washington

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Learning Objectives

 

By the end of this lecture, you should be able to:

  • Identify changes in mood, health and psychosocial function commonly experienced by caregivers of persons with dementia.
  • Recognize major triggers and consequences of problem behaviors in persons with dementia and be able to identify strategies for preventing or decreasing these behaviors.

[From the Winter 2015 Geriatric Healthcare Lecture Series, with funding from the Alzheimer’s Supplement to the Geriatric Education Centers]

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