The presentations from the Town Hall Forum (THF) on July 14 entitled, “After the Alzheimer’s Diagnosis: Practical Information for Family Caregivers” are now available online. Click on the links below to access them.
Managing the Day-to-day Needs of a Loved One with Dementia
Dr. Sewell’s presentation provided helpful tips about assembling your caregiving team, effective communication and practical ideas for caring for the caregiver.
Practical Advice for Dementia Care – Dr. Sewell
In addition, here is the link to the YouTube video about the positive impact of caregiver support groups that he referenced.
The Benefits of Caregiver Support Groups
Medications: Practical Advice for the Caregiver
The presentation about medications and Medicare Part D that Dr. Lorentz and Dr. Mnatzaganian delivered can be accessed here:
Here is a link to the handout provided by the UCSD Skaggs School of Pharmacy presenters about their programs.
Here is a link to the Beers List of Medications that older adults should avoid or use with caution that was referenced in Dr. Mnatzaganian’s presentation.
Also, here is a link to the Medicare website reference by Dr. Lorentz.