This information guide provides information for family, friends and others on risk factors and warning signs associated with suicide in older adults as a first step. It offers suggestions and recommendations on how to intervene in an appropriate way and seek professional help. 23 pages.
This guide will help older adults who are feeling depressed. It will also help family members and others who care about them. The guide gives information about the causes and symptoms of depression. It also describes what to do if you, or someone you care about, is feeling depressed. 15 Pages.
This guide provides information and resources for the formal and informal caregivers to understand and care for clients with BPSD and “challenging” behaviors. An overview of preventative strategies, precipitating risk factors, treatment options and diagnostic and assessment tools are offered along with warning signs of caregiver stress. 23 Pages.
This document explains the impairments and behaviours commonly seen in dementia as a result of malfunction of the cerebellum, brain stem and subcortical areas along with effective care strategies. 2 Pages.