The Family Guide to Alzheimer's Disease Volume 2 Behavior Issues

The Family Guide to Alzheimer's Disease: Volume 2 Behavior Issues

Price: $24.95

Alzheimer’s changes almost everything about the way our loved ones perceive the world—and how they respond to it. One of the keys to helping our loved ones continue to live as successfully as possible is to understand this changed, strange world. In this volume you’ll learn more about how Alzheimer’s affects our loved ones—and how those effects typically change the person’s behavior. You’ll also learn successful strategies for “redirecting” that behavior in ways that help your loved one and your family enjoy a better quality of life. Volume two covers:

   • Overview
   • Agitation
   • Hallucinations
   • Wandering
   • Sleeplessness/Sundowning
   • Incontinence
   • Inappropriate Actions
   • Redirection
   • Fiblets

Volume 2 | 67 minutes

Other Volumes in This Series

Volume 1 Understanding Alzheimer's


The Family Guide to Alzheimer's Disease: Volume 1 Understanding Alzheimer's

In this volume you’ll learn about the nature of Alzheimer’s, its causes and the stages of the disease. You’ll also learn some of the typical symptoms, how to obtain a diagnosis and the current treatments. Finally, you’ll learn how the disease affects our loved ones and alters the reality in which they live.

Volume 1 covers:
• Overview of Dementia/Alzheimer’s Disease 
• Symptoms 
• Diagnosis 
• Stages of Alzheimer's 
• Treatment 
• Telling Others 
• Patient perspective

The Family Guide to Alzheimer's Disease Volume 3 Daily Life
The Family Guide to Alzheimer's Disease: Volume 3 Daily Life

As you come to understand more about the altered world of an Alzheimer’s sufferer, you’ll learn effective strategies for making your home environment a safe place where your loved one can live successfully. You’ll also learn key skills for communicating with persons suffering from Alzheimer’s and how to create a daily routine that is nurturing for your loved one and manageable for you.

Volume 3 covers: 
• Home Environment 
• Driving 
• Adult Emotions 
• Communication 
• Daily Routine

The Family Guide to Alzheimer's Disease Volume 4 Family Caregiving
The Family Guide to Alzheimer's Disease: Volume 4 Family Caregiving

In this volume, you’ll learn how to handle the daily responsibilities of caring for a loved one, such as eating, dressing, grooming and bathing. Just as important, you’ll learn how to get the outside help from family, friends and other resources that can be critical for safeguarding your own health.

Volume 4 covers:
• Role of the Caregiver 
• Taking Care of Yourself 
• Accepting Support 
• Respite 
• Sexual Relationships
• Family Relationships 
• Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) 
• Eating 
• Bathing
• Dressing

The Family Guide to Alzheimer's Disease Volume 5 Transitions
The Family Guide to Alzheimer's Disease: Volume 5 Transitions

In this final volume, you’ll learn how to make some difficult transitions. You’ll learn how to adapt social activities to accommodate your loved one’s increasing disability and isolation. You’ll also learn how to recognize when the time has come to consider moving your loved one to a care facility (and how to evaluate these facilities). You’ll learn how the disease affects a person’s spirituality, and you’ll gain insights from others who have gone through the process of grieving the loss of a loved one for whom they have provided years of care.

Volume 5 covers: 
• Social Activities 
• Spiritual Issues 
• Care Facilities 
• Grief


"LifeView Resources is answering prayers with this series, the desperate cries for help from families like mine who struggle with a loved one who has Alzheimer's disease. At the Leeza Gibbons Memory Foundation, we are so proud of our affiliation with the Family Guide to Alzheimer's Disease video series which offers meaningful, well researched information from a variety of personal and professional experts. It is a powerful weapon in the battle against Alzheimer's disease, and a definitive guide to empower you to succeed in your journey with this disease."

Leeza Gibbons
Founder, Leeza Gibbons Memory Foundation

"The Family Guide to Alzheimer's Disease tapes are terrific resources for caregivers. They provide up-to-date information presented in real-life settings that allow the viewer to see how the suggestions can be implemented for their loved one. The tapes capture Leeza's energy and enthusiasm and communicate it to caregives eager for information. I recommend them highly."

Jeffrey Cummings, MD
Director, UCLA Alzheimer's Disease Center Augustus Rose Professor of Neurology David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA Los Angeles, California

"In addition to being a wonderful resource for family caregivers, The Family Guide to Alzheimer’s Disease is an excellent training and education tool for anyone working in adult day care, assisted living or nursing home facilities. The principles of good care of the mind and the spirit of a person with dementia are the same, regardless of setting."

Sheryl Ludeke-Smith
Regional Director, West Tennessee Office Alzheimer's Association

"The Family Guide to Alzheimer's Disease is an excellent comprehensive resource for both family and professional caregivers to understand this heart-breaking disease which strikes people from all walks of life."

Maria M. Meyer
President & Publisher, CareTrust Publications LLC
Author, The Comfort of Home

"As people with dementia and families journey through the different phases of Alzheimer's Disease, this video series can be a very helpful resource. It has lots of practical information and knowledge that can benefit someone facing Alzheimer's Disease. Professionals and families share their insights on how to do deal more effectively with the challenges of dementia."

Kathleen O'Brien
Senior Vice President Program & Community Services, Alzheimer's Association

"This video series is an excellent resource for families caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's disease. The accounts from the family caregivers (including Leeza Gibbons) are both compelling and helpful. The input and information for the professionals is practical and easy to follow. This would be a great education tool for families and the community alike."

Leslie Collins
Program Director, Alzheimer's Association Mid South Chapter

"I have purchased over ten DVDs/VHS tapes to use for staff training. The response from professionals and direct care staff has been most favorable. A nurse commented that it was the best video on Alzheimer's Disease that she has viewed. Again I want to thank you for producing such quality and informative training tapes."

Susan Shultz LSW
Director of Training
Carroll County Board of Mental Retardation