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The recent Town Hall Forum, The Team Approach to Alzheimer’s Care, provided lots of useful information and some handy tips. Here are a few of the materials that were reviewed.

Dr. Sewell’s Presentation – How to Cope with Behavioral and Emotional Changes

Alejandra Ceja-Aguilar’s Tips – Share the Care
Remember the Caregivers Right:  “I have the right to take care of myself. This is not an act of selfishness. It will enable me to take better care of my loved one.”

From Dr. Daly’s presentation, here is the Beers Criteria of medications that may not be appropriate for older adults. A summary can also be seen here.

From Joan Tincher’s discussion on assessments, here’s a sample of the Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA) form.

For presentations from other Town Hall Forums, please visit the ActivCareLiving.com website and review the Resources section.

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