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July 25, 2006

Virtual Learning Communities

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This is a presentation developed for a conference on e-Scholarship work in the University of Minnesota College of Human Ecology on May 5, 2006

July 18, 2006

Delusions in Dementia

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In this podcast we'll look at delusions and paranoia in dementia. Using a person centered approach, we'll explore the importance of listening and responding to the feelings more than the words.

Depression, Anxiety and Anger in Dementia

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In this podcast, we'll explore mood problems in persons with dementia focusing on how to help cope with sadness, fearfulness and angry eruptions.

July 10, 2006

A Framework for Managing Behavior Problems

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In this podcast, we'll examine both the environment load and person centered frameworks for understanding the behavior problems associated with dementing illness.

The Family Journey - Part Three

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This is the third podcast in a series on the family journey model of dementia care. More information on this model can be found in the book Alzheimer's Disease: The Family Journey found at
http://www.northridgepress.com/

The Family Journey - Part Two

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This is the second podcast discussing the family journey model of dementia caregiving. More information on this model is presented in the book Alzheimer's Disease: The Family Journey which can be found at
http://www.northridgepress.com/

Family Journey - Part Four

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This is the last podcast describing the seven phase model of family caregiving. For more informationl, read Alzheimer's Disease: The Family Journey by Wayne Caron, James Pattee and Orlo Otteson. You can find information about the book at http://www.northridgepress.com/

July 5, 2006

The Family Journey - Part One

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This is the first in a series looking at the seven phase family journey model of dementia caregiving developed by Wayne Caron with Irma Atkinson, James Pattee and Orlo Otteson. The model looks at caregiving as a series of milestones families face that challange boundaries, structure and culture of family life, transforming families as they pass through each phase.

July 3, 2006

Construction

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Carmen talks about constructing the family emotional home.

Dancing

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Carmen looks at relationship and family 'dances' in the context of caregiving.

Carmen Interviews Linda Olson

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Carmen interviews Linda Olson - an intern working at the Family Caregiving Center.

Linda Olson Interviews Carmen

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Linda Olson interviews Carmen about her experiences with the University of Minnesota Family Caregiving Center.

Money

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Carmen talks about what we value and how we are valued.

Oceans

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Carmen meditates on ocean and feeling out to sea in caregiving.

Curling

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Carmen talks about the Olympics and curling connecting the sport with caregiving.

Pictures

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Carmen talks about the use of pictures to connect with persons with dementia.

Shoes

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Carmen talks about new shoes and footprints of life experience.

Soup

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Carmen discusses different approaches to caregiving using a cookbook or experimenting in the kitchen.

Velcro

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Carmen reflects on velco and the importance of family connectedness.

Walking

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In this podcast, Carmen reflects on walking and finding personal flow.