From the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, this inventory provides information on resources to help health and social service professionals support older Veterans and other older adults who have or are at risk for behavioral health conditions.
PDF, 22 pages
This easy-to-read workbook with evidence-based information is a self-paced guide for caregivers and includes practical tips for home safety for persons with dementia, helpful illustrations, and an itemized list to take to the store. This workbook is intended to help home caregivers but not to replace a formal home safety evaluation.
PDF, 27 pages
Printing tips for the Home Safety Booklet
Also, if you plan on printing batches or large numbers of booklets for distribution, please let us know so we can keep track of the extent of the dissemination of this educational product. You can email Lauren.Moo@va.gov
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This course provides an enduring activity, handouts and recorded webinars about capacities in older adults, offered by VA Boston Healthcare System and New England GRECC, co-hosted by Jennifer Moye, PhD and Kyle Page, PhD, ABPP. Many thanks to the speakers and EES. Enrollment required.
From the VA Office of Geriatrics and Extended Care services, produced by the Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Centers' (GRECCs) Aging and Cognition Education Workgroup, the 2023 updated version of Brain Health and Quality of Life in Aging booklet and its new accompanying Brain Health in Aging Worksheet.
Visit Geriatrics and Extended Care, Brain Health for additional resources for older adults and clinicians on healthy brain aging.
VHA’s Office of Rural Health, GRECC and Caregiver Support Program has created a series of videos to support caregivers.
The Multicampus Program for Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology (MPGMG) at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, affiliate of Greater Los Angeles GRECC, brings you the Alzheimer's and Dementia Care Video series. Supplemental information about each behavior is provided along with a downloadable Take Action worksheet. Use the worksheet to record ideas for what you can do today to minimize or eliminate triggers to problematic behaviors as you watch the video.
This project was made possible by support from the Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, and in part, by the Archstone Foundation.
From the Veterans Health Administration, South Central MIRECC (Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Centers) in Houston, TX, a variety of training videos, focused on geriatric care.