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Getting Connected: Understanding Different Dementias 12-Part Series (Recorded Webinar)

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The Getting Connected: Understanding Different Dementias recorded webinar series with Teepa Snow will focus on gaining awareness and knowledge related to various forms and types of brain changes that are related to dementia.  These twelve webinars were recorded from live webinar events that were held monthly in 2017.  Save $20 when you purchase the complete series ($10/each).

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Recognizing Delirium, Depression and Dementia - It's a Messy Puzzle (Recorded Webinar)

This is the first of twelve recorded webinars in the Getting Connected: Understanding Different Dementias webinar series with Teepa Snow.  This session focuses on the 3 D's of Delirium, Depression/Anxiety, and Dementia.  Each of these conditions has a unique onset, duration, impact on alertness and arousal, possible causes, and treatment recommendations.  In this webinar, learn to recognize the characteristics, similarities and differences among these three conditions.  Also, learn about the importance of providing the best possible care and responding effectively when changes are noted.

By the end of this webinar, you will be able to:

  • Describe the value and importance of obtaining the correct diagnosis for an individual
  • Compare and contrast among the conditions of delirium, depression/anxiety, and dementia
  • Describe simple screening and assessment strategies that may be used to identify the conditions

Duration of Webinar 86:01

Which Dementia is it? Getting to Know the Various Forms and Types (Recorded Webinar)

This is the second of twelve recorded webinars in the Getting Connected: Understanding Different Dementias webinar series with Teepa Snow.  This series focuses on gaining awareness and knowledge related to some of the various forms and types of dementia.  In this webinar, explore the more common symptoms that may signal the presence of some specific dementias.  Gain structure and knowledge to help you determine if the symptoms are part of a pattern of a specific dementia or something else that is not related.

By the end of this webinar, you will be able to:

  • Identify the importance of diagnosing the specific type of dementia, when possible
  • Discuss early symptoms of some specific types of dementias
  • Describe a structure for identifying patterns in symptoms

Duration of Webinar 86:28

Vascular Dementia: What Does it look like and How to help (Recorded Webinar)

This is the third of twelve recorded webinars in the Getting Connected: Understanding Different Dementias webinar series with Teepa Snow.  In this session, explore vascular dementia and its common signs, symptoms, and causes.  Then, learn techniques for improving improving interactions and navigating challenging situations with those living with vascular dementia.

By the end of this webinar, you will be able to:

  • Describe characteristic signs and symptoms of vascular dementia
  • Understand situations and challenges specific to vascular dementia
  • Discuss strategies for improving interactions and challenging situations for those living with vascular dementia

Duration of Webinar 87:22

Understanding Lewy Body Dementia: One Size Doesn't Fit All (Recorded Webinar)

This is the fourth of twelve recorded webinars in the Getting Connected: Understanding Different Dementias webinar series with Teepa Snow.  In this session, Lewy Body Dementia (LBD) will be the focus.  In this webinar, explore this most missed and misdiagnosed dementia.  In the first part of this session, learn ways recognize the possible presence of LBD.  In the second part, learn strategies for improving quality of life in the presence of this unpredictable dementia.

By the end of this webinar, you will be able to:

  • Describe characteristic signs and symptoms of LBD
  • Understand situations and challenges specific to LBD
  • Discuss strategies for improving interactions and outcomes when LBD is involved

Duration of Webinar 88:42

Frontal Lobe Behavioral Variant: What it is and How to Help (Recorded Webinar)

This is the fifth of twelve recorded webinars in the Getting Connected: Understanding Different Dementias webinar series with Teepa Snow.  In this webinar, learn about the early signs of frontal lobe dementia and how they often appear to be more related to personality changes, poor judgment, and impulsivity rather than memory problems.  These symptoms,  combined with a typically younger age for onset, can frequently result in legal, financial, and social support issues.  Explore the ways in which the challenges of frontal lobe dementia may create an incompatible match with traditional types and places of care, and learn options that may help.

By the end of this webinar, you will be able to:

  • Describe early signs of frontal lobe dementia
  • Understand situations and challenges specific to frontal lobe dementia
  • Discuss several options to help manage challenging situations

Duration of Webinar 85:31

Primary Progressive Aphasia: What is it and How to help (Recorded Webinar)

This is the sixth of twelve recorded webinars in the Getting Connected: Understanding Different Dementias webinar series with Teepa Snow.  Primary Progressive Aphasia is all about language, or the lack thereof.  In this webinar, explore the challenges that arise when words do not work they way they did or should.  Learn the differences between various forms of Primary Progressive Aphasia, and determine how  to effectively connect and communicate when someone is living with the loss of formal language skills.

By the end of this webinar, you will be able to:

  • Describe challenges that occur due to loss of verbal language skills
  • Explain the differences in the various forms of Primary Progressive Aphasia
  • Discuss several options to help manage challenging situations when verbal language skill is diminished or lost

Duration of Webinar 87:36

Frontotemporal Dementia: What it is and How to Help (Recorded Webinar)

This is the seventh of twelve recorded webinars in the Getting Connected: Understanding Different Dementias webinar series with Teepa Snow.  This webinar examines the combination of frontal lobe and temporal lobe dementias, traditionally referred to as Pick's disease.  Recognize how this combination can create some of the most amygdala-driven relationships among all those who are involved.   Learn important supportive strategies to help everyone involved optimize safety and well-being, while still valuing the person living with dementia.

By the end of this webinar, you will be able to:

  • Describe early signs of frontotemporal dementia
  • Understand situations and challenges specific to frontotemporal dementia
  • Discuss several options to help manage challenging situations

Duration of Webinar 85:32

Alzheimers Young Onset: What It Is and How To Help (Recorded Webinar)

This is the seventh of twelve recorded webinars in the Getting Connected: Understanding Different Dementias webinar series with Teepa Snow. Learn about the various forms of young onset dementia, when first symptoms occur prior to age 65-70.  Then, explore the unique situations and challenges of young onset dementia, and discover techniques to help improve interactions.

By the end of this webinar, you will be able to:

  • Discuss common symptoms of young onset dementia
  • Understand situations and challenges specific to young onset dementia
  • Describe several options to help manage challenging situations

Duration of Webinar 89:36

Dementia and Developmental Disabilities: What's Happening (Recorded Webinar)

This is the ninth of twelve recorded webinars in the Getting Connected: Understanding Different Dementias webinar series with Teepa Snow.  For the first time in history, people living with developmental disabilities and intellectual disabilities since childhood are experiencing full life spans.  As this happens, we are recognizing a growing and special population of people who are living with dementia.  In this webinar, explore awareness of early symptoms of dementia in this population, learn about supports and options that will be helpful, and gain knowledge of approaches that make a difference.

By the end of this webinar, you will be able to:

  • Understand situations and challenges specific to people with developmental and intellectual disabilities who may be living with dementia
  • Describe examples of early dementia symptoms in this population
  • Discuss several supports and approaches that may be used to help those living with dementia and other disabilities

Duration of Webinar 83:42

Other Dementias: Posterior Cortical Atrophy, Alcohol Induced Dementia and more (Recorded Webinar)

This is the tenth of twelve recorded webinars in the Getting Connected: Understanding Different Dementias webinar series with Teepa Snow.  In this webinar, learn about several atypical dementias.   Explore various symptoms, challenges, and supportive care strategies or programs that may be helpful in navigating some of these atypical forms of dementia.

By the end of this webinar, you will be able to:

  • Describe early signs of several atypical dementias
  • Understand situations and challenges specific to these dementias
  • Discuss several options to help manage challenging situations

Duration of Webinar 82:47

Brain Fitness for All of Us: What’s Out There That Might Help? (Recorded Webinar)

This is the eleventh of twelve recorded webinars in the Getting Connected: Understanding Different Dementias webinar series with Teepa Snow.  Learn about the parts of the brain that are the most at risk for major changes associated with various forms of dementia.  Then, explore risk-reduction strategies and suggestions for keeping brains as healthy as possible, whether you are living with brain change yourself or simply want to start to maintain life-long healthy brain habits.

By the end of this session you will be able to:

  • Describe significant brain changes that often occur in dementia
  • Discuss a variety of strategies that are believed to reduce the risk of developing dementia
  • Select at least one option you would like to try to help to maintain your brain health

Duration of Webinar 86:10

Care Planning That Makes Sense and Works When Living With Dementia (Recorded Webinar)

This is the twelfth of twelve recorded webinars in the Getting Connected: Understanding Different Dementias webinar series with Teepa Snow.  When someone is living with dementia, advocacy starts by helping to determine which system of care support is best for them.  Learn about the many aspects to consider when making care planning decisions, including who the person was and what they wanted for themselves, what the person is indicating they want at this time, who can provide the support that is desired, what the environment will support, what the possible and probable outcome would be, and the amount of risk the person and support system is willing to accept.

By the end of this webinar, you will be able to:

  • Understand the process of advocacy for someone living with dementia
  • List several different aspects to consider when care planning for someone living with dementia
  • Describe the benefits of person-centered care planning

Duration of Webinar 87:54

Description

Getting Connected: Understanding Different Dementias

  • Recognizing Delirium, Depression, and Dementia – It’s a Messy Puzzle (86:01)
  • Which Dementia is it? Getting to Know the Various Forms and Types (86:28)
  • Vascular Dementia: What Does It Look Like and How to Help (87:27)
  • Lewy Body Dementia: What Does It Look Like and How to Help
  • Frontal Lobe – Behavioral Variant: What It Is and How to Help (85:31)
  • Primary Progressive Aphasia: What It Is and How to Help (87:36)
  • Frontal-Temporal Dementia: What It Is and How to Help (85:32)
  • Alzheimers Young Onset: What It Is and How to Help (89:36)
  • Dementia and Developmental Disabilities: What’s Happening (83:42)
  • Other Dementias: Posterior Cortical Atrophy, Alcohol Induced Dementia, etc…(82:47)
  • Brain Fitness for All of Us: What’s Out There that Might Help? (86:10)
  • Care Planning that Makes Sense and Works for PLwD (87:54)

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