Dementia Care: Normal Aging vs. Alzheimer's/Dementia

Green Clock Hours: 0.50

When you think of normal aging, what comes to mind? Gray hair, forgetfulness, wrinkles, and achy joints? Those all are a part of the normal aging process that older adults go through, along with normal changes to the brain that do not result in dementia. Therefore, in order to provide the appropriate care to individuals, you need to be able to determine what is normal aging and what is dementia. This course discusses the differences between normal aging and dementia. It also discusses the different types of dementia and symptoms associated with each one.

The goal of this course is to educate general staff in post-acute care on recognizing the differences between normal aging and dementia.



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Course Description

When you think of normal aging, what comes to mind? Gray hair, forgetfulness, wrinkles, and achy joints? Those all are a part of the normal aging process that older adults go through, along with normal changes to the brain that do not result in dementia. Therefore, in order to provide the appropriate care to individuals, you need to be able to determine what is normal aging and what is dementia. This course discusses the differences between normal aging and dementia. It also discusses the different types of dementia and symptoms associated with each one.

The goal of this course is to educate general staff in post-acute care on recognizing the differences between normal aging and dementia.



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