Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease and Managing Challenging Behaviors
Alzheimer’s is a disease of the brain.
People in the late stages of Alzheimer’s disease need help with all activities of daily living, such as dressing and eating. Sometimes, it can be difficult to give this help, because the disease can cause the resident to develop challenging behaviors.
Currently, over five million Americans have Alzheimer’s disease. Over the next 50 years, this number will probably increase to 11‐16 million.
What does this mean for you?
As a long‐term care healthcare professional, you will be seeing more and more residents with Alzheimer’s disease. This course will help to improve your ability to work with these residents.