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Caregiver Academy Videos

Family caregivers for those with Alzheimer’s disease often feel overwhelmed. They need training and support to help their loved ones, but often don’t have the time or freedom to attend workshops or support groups. The Alzheimer’s Tennessee Caregiver Academy brings important information to caregivers wherever and whenever it’s needed.

These short videos offer expert information on the medical basics of Alzheimer's disease as well as practical caregiving tips. Click the links below to go to the videos and more information.

What is Dementia?

What is Alzheimer's disease?

What is Mild Cognitive Impairment?

Just Diagnosed. What next?

Normal Aging vs. Dementia

What To Do After a Loved One is Diagnosed.

Caregiver Tips: Communication

The Five "A's" of Alzheimer's Communication

Caregiver Tips: Interpreting Behaviors

Caregiver Tips: Wandering

Caregiver Tips: Sundowning

Caregiver Tips: Delusions and Hallucinations

Caregiver Tips: Bathing

Home Safety Tips

Legal Issues: Durable Power of Attorney

Person Centered Care

Engaging Your Loved One with Dementia

Being a caregiver can be challenging and sometimes overwhelming. Stress is one of the biggest threats to a caregiver’s well-being.
Click the link below to download the self assessment tool to help evaluate your level of caregiver stress. 

CAREGIVER STRESS ASSESSMENT.pdf

This program is provided by: Serving Tennessee Seniors administered by the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee at the request of the Chancery Court.