Educational Videos for Lay and Professional Caregivers

Nevada Geriatric Education Center

Caregiver Resources

These educational materials are provided by the Nevada Geriatric Education Center (NGEC) and were made possible by funding from the State of Nevada Aging and Disability Services Division (ADSD). Please note that CEUs are not available for these online educational resources. The information or content and conclusions are those of the author(s)/presenter(s) and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by ADSD, NGEC, the State of Nevada, or the University of Nevada, Reno.

Discussion of Dementia Symptoms/Understanding Hoarding (2018)

The following video contains two segments:

  • The first segment discusses dementia symptoms that may be reversible as well as age-related memory loss versus other forms of dementia. This segment also discusses local resources that are available.
  • The second portion of the video, starting at 1:24:00, switches over to discussion about the difference between clutter and hoarding, as well as local resources that can help.

Find the full video here.

Advance Care Planning and End of Life Considerations (2017)

  1. Differentiate key factors and use of advance care planning documents
  2. Discuss best practices in providing end-of-life guidance, support and education

Care Training on Dementia, Alzheimer's Disease and Memory Loss (2016)

  1. Identify key factors of Alzheimer's Disease and other forms of dementia
  2. Discuss best practices and positive approaches in understanding and accessing disruptive behaviors
  3. Demonstrate techniques for personal care and hygiene
  4. Apply strategies for keeping persons with the disease actively engaged
  5. Describe various intervention approaches to improving caregiver burden, depression and quality of life

Healthy Brain/Healthy Body (2015)

  1. Explain the difference between dementia and Alzheimer's Disease
  2. Describe successful strategies to maintain brain health
  3. Discuss principles and techniques to respond to persons living with a form of dementia
  4. Explain the importance of physical activity for healthy living
  5. Describe four aspects of being physically active
  6. Develop short- and long-term goals and create a realistic plan for becoming more active over time
  7. Demonstrate safe and easy exercises.