Middle and Later Stage Dementia: Supporting Caregivers and Coping with Challenging Behaviors
Susan McCurry, PhD
David La Fazia, PhD, MSW
Psychosocial and Community Health
School of Nursing
University of Washington
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]