Behavioral Management in Alzheimer's Disease: An Evidence-Based Approach
Susan M. McCurry, PhD
School of Nursing
University of Washington
By the end of this lecture, you should be able to:
- Describe research evidence for nonpharmacological interventions to reduce neuropsychiatric symptoms in persons with cognitive impairment.
- Name the five core components of the STAR-Caregivers psychoeducational dementia care program.
- Develop plans for improving mood, reducing behavioral challenges, and enhancing quality of life for persons with dementia and family caregivers
[From the Spring 2020 Geriatric Healthcare Lecture Series (Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias)]