This new, 2-disk program is a compilation of honest answers about dementia from medical doctors, professional care partners, family members of those diagnosed with dementia, and a person living with it. Filled with thoughtful perspectives and firsthand experiences, this DVD will both empower families to understand and deal with dementia on their own terms and encourage healthcare professionals to think beyond their current views of dementia to provide better person- and family-centered care.

The topics include:

  • Maintaining a respect for the personhood of each person
  • Ways to help persons with dementia to continue to live purposefully
  • Recognizing differences in forms of dementia
  • Medications and behavioral concerns
  • End-of-life care

This DVD is a collection of questions answered by a team of knowledgeable and respected people in the field of dementia hoted by Julie Anderson.&

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Diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease at age 61, Richard Taylor, PhD., the former psychologist courageously shares an account of his slow transformation and deterioration and the growing division between his world and the world of others. Richard Taylor provides illuminating responses to these and many other questions in this collection of provocative essays. Diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease at age 61, the former psychologist courageously shares an account of his slow transformation and deterioration and the growing division between his world and the world of others.

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Dr. Power's eye-opening book challenges all care providers working with individuals with dementia to undertake a true operational change. Yes, you can move away from an institutional model — viewing individuals as patients defined by their dementia and using prescribed medications to control their "troublesome" behaviors — to an experiential model of care that treats individuals with dementia as the human beings they are, giving them the personal attention, respect, and dignity they deserve. Take advantage of the many benefits to this fundamental change in the provision of care, including a decrease in the need for mood-altering drugs. You will learn how to embrace more humanistic, enlightened practices that address the most common challenges in caring for people who live with dementia.

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Everyone talks of the Myths and Stigmas attached to the words you have dementia, probably of this or that type. What are some of these myths and stigmas? How does someone living with the real consequences of them live with them, explain them, try everyday to over-come them within himself.

Join Richard Taylor, PhD. as he shares in life experiences living with dementia, probably of the Alzheimer's type. This is a must watch DVD both for caregivers as well as those with the symptoms of dementia.

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The way we currently provide care for people with dementia is not only flawed and inadequate but even destructive according to dementia expert G. Allen Power, M.D., in this provocative and instructive video presentation. Dr. Power’s arguments are corroborated by the video’s second featured speaker, Richard Taylor, Ph.D., who has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease and who speaks candidly about how he would prefer to be treated. From the experienced perspectives of both the provider and the person with the disease, viewers learn what not to do alongside a vision for all that is possible to do to improve the lives of the millions of individuals who will not soon escape the ravages of this debilitating disease.

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The Guiding Principles of Best Friends encourage you to honor the person with dementia's Life Story and always treat him as you would a best friend, with respect, trust, and humor. Throughout the year, this planner will include reminders and tips for following the core tenets of this approach. Think about these Guiding Principles as you go about your day and try to incorporate them into your everyday interactions with your Best Friend.

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The End-of-Life Namaste Care™ program for people with Dementia describes an enlightened program that has been successfully implemented in nursing homes, assisted living communities and hospice organizations. Namaste Care™ strives to maintain the highest quality of life possible for individuals with advanced dementia.

"The Namaste Care program revolutionizes how to lovingly provide care for those facing advanced dementia."
-RussellHilliard, Vice President, Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care.

 

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This is a DVD video that highlights helpful tips and positive approach caregivers can use when dealing with those with dementia. It i s a highly educational tool for families, caregivers and anyone interested in dementia care.

 

Please note: This is DVD plays in the US and countries that use NTSC System. If you are in the PAL system region, please contact us.

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