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Creating Moments of Joy

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Creating Moments of Joy

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DEME4147

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Creating Moments of Joy
Course Information:
  • eBook
  • Credit Hours: 3.50
  • How to Enhance the Lives of Those Who Are Afflicted with Alzheimer's Disease
  • Understand the Losses that People with Dementia Experience
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$34.95
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Course Description

This 3.5 hour course covers how to enhance the lives of those who are afflicted with Alzheimer's Disease.

Course Objectives

Understand the losses that people with dementia experience as the brain dies and how we can assist in compensating for these losses. Share many practical verbal and nonverbal communication skills which helps the person feel heard and supported. Learn how to creatively and effectively turn challenging situations into moments of joy.

Course Outline

  • I. Understanding the person with Alzheimer’s
  • A. Loose short term memory, focus on long term memory
  • B. As disease progresses their age regresses
  • 1. Looking for their mom
  • 2. Figure out what age they are living
  • II. Powerful Tools that Create Positive Outcomes
  • A. “Live their truth”
  • 1. How can you help them feel like everything is OK.
  • a.If they are looking for their mom…she’ll be back soon.
  • B. Make a list of whatever causes a positive reaction
  • C. “I want to go home”
  • 1. Give them a reason to stay just a little bit longer
  • D. Stop correcting them
  • 1. Ask yourself three questions before you correct them
  • a. Are they hurting me?
  • b. Are they hurting anyone else?
  • c. Are they hurting themselves?
  • 2. We are wrong, they are right
  • E. Blame everything on someone or something else
  • F. Your mood effects their mood
  • 1. Be like a duck
  • III. What is their greatness? (mom, career, hobbies)
  • A. Giving their greatness back
  • 1. Significant Items
  • 2. Simplify
  • a. Let go of expectations
  • 3. Making quality connections
  • a. Remind them who they are
  • IV. “Creating Moments of Joy” in your own life first


Instructor

Jolene A. Brackey, BA

Founder of Enhanced Moments and author of the book, Creating Moments of Joy. Jolene Brackey is a celebrated nationwide speaker in Alzheimer’s education. She has a B.A. from Iowa State University and extensive experience with people who have Alzheimer’s. Jolene has been a keynote speaker at many conferences where family members, CNAs, and professionals share what works and doesn’t work. Therefore the greatest education is being with and having loved someone with Alzheimer’s.

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Creating Moments of Joy

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