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The presentations from the Town Hall Forum (THF) on July 14 entitled, “After the Alzheimer’s Diagnosis: Practical Information for Family Caregivers” are now available online. Click on the links below to access them.

Managing the Day-to-day Needs of a Loved One with Dementia

Dr. Sewell’s presentation provided helpful tips about assembling your caregiving team, effective communication and practical ideas for caring for the caregiver.

Practical Advice for Dementia Care – Dr. Sewell

In addition, here is the link to the YouTube video about the positive impact of caregiver support groups that he referenced.

The Benefits of Caregiver Support Groups

Medications: Practical Advice for the Caregiver

The presentation about medications and Medicare Part D that Dr. Lorentz and Dr. Mnatzaganian delivered can be accessed here:

Medications and Dementia Care

Here is a link to the handout provided by the UCSD Skaggs School of Pharmacy presenters about their programs.

Partners in Medication Therapy

Here is a link to the Beers List of Medications that older adults should avoid or use with caution that was referenced in Dr. Mnatzaganian’s presentation.

Also, here is a link to the Medicare website reference by Dr. Lorentz.

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