CAREGIVING SERIES (THE) with June Callwood (13 Programs)

This series targets the millions of individuals who are providing care for a parent, spouse or themselves. The video series provides practical, comprehensive, expert information, solutions to the challenges of caregiving and a glimpse into the lives of real-life caregivers. The programs are hosted by June Callwood, a well-known author and broadcaster and Dr. Irvin Wolkoff, a psychiatrist respected for his dedication to establishing a better understanding of mental health issues. The series has been endorsed by Health Canada, as well as senior and caregiver agencies, associations and service providers across Canada. Produced by Quasarts and the Long Term care Planning Network

1. THE PSYCHOLOGY OF AGING (31 minutes)
Perceptions/misconceptions about the aging process
Dealing with depression/anxiety/anger/loneliness
Slowing down the aging process through activity
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2. PLANNING FOR THE FUTURE (31 minutes)
Effective financial planning
Examining available financial resources
Wills/Powers of Attorney/competence

3. ACCOMMODATION Part 1 (37 minutes)
The planning process
Maintaining independence at home/ adapting the home/ the "Granny Flat"
Alternative housing concepts

4. ACCOMMODATION Part 2 (29 minutes)
Retirement housing communities/ seniors' apartments
Long term care facilities
Making choices

5. RELATIONSHIPS (33 minutes)
The power of family legacies
Maintaining harmonious relationships with the family
Avoiding stress/resolving conflict

6. HOME CARE (26 minutes)
Qualifying for services
What services are available
Nursing visits

7. SAFETY AND SECURITY (35 minutes)
The prevalence/consequence of falls
Home security/Lifeline services
Financial scams

8. DEALING WITH DEMENTIA (29 minutes)
Caring for the Alzheimer patient/stress management
Available treatments/new research
Counselling/enlisting help
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9. MOBILITY AND SENSORY DISABILITIES (41 minutes)
Safety considerations
Barriers in the home
Assistive devices

10. ABUSE (32 minutes)
Conspiracy of silence'
Physical/psychological abuse
Community policing
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11. HEALTH CARE MANAGEMENT (31 minutes)
Doctor/patient/pharmacist relationships: what to ask and how to listen
Medication management
Medical record

12. PALLIATIVE CARE/END-OF-LIFE ISSUES (33 minutes)
Dying at home
The volunteer care team
Pain management
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13. CARE FOR THE CAREGIVER (34 minutes)
The sandwich generation: helping women cope
Support groups/counselling services
Becoming an advocate
Tips to avoid stress
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*Programs are also available individually

#15615/11351998/2013 $979.95 Streaming Available



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