This new, 2-disc DVD is a compilation of honest answers about dementia from medical doctors, professional care partners, family members of those diagnosed with dementia, and a person living with it. Filled with thoughtful perspectives and firsthand experiences, this content will empower families to understand and deal with dementia on their own terms and encourage healthcare professionals to think beyond their current views of dementia to provide better person- and family-centered care.
- Maintaining a respect for the personhood of each person
- Ways to help persons with dementia to continue to live purposefully
- Recognizing differences in forms of dementia
- Medications and behavioral concerns
- End-of-life care
Hosted by journalist Julie Anderson, this program features Judy Berry, Mona Johnson, G. Allen Power, MD, Richard Taylor, PhD, Sarah Rowan, PhD, and Bill Thomas, MD.