Positive mental health in aging : challenges and resources --
An overview of common mental disorders among seniors --
Social isolation and social loneliness --
The dichotomies of caregiving : mental health challenges of informal caregivers --
Gay and lesbian seniors --
Seniors living in long-term care facilities --
Best practices for the mental health care of older adults --
The care and treatment of people with dementia and cognitive impairment : an update.
"Sponsored by the Alzheimer Society of British Columbia"
With supplementary material
Summary: This documentary looks at Alzheimer's Disease through the eyes of five families. It is developed along the lines of a support group, following the course that a family goes through when one of its members has Alzheimer's
Videocassette Program I. Common psychiatric syndromes seen in the elderly ; Program II. Assessment techniques [includes Folstein Mini-Mental State Examination-MMSE] ; Program III. Common clinical scenarios ; Program IV. Ethical issues in the management of elderly clients
Booklet title: Assessing difficult behavior in the elderly: an educational series for long term care and mental health / written by Elisabeth Drance in consultation with members of the Divisions of Continuing Care and Mental Health, Ministry of Health, Government of British Columbia
Folder . [Preface] ; Folder . Program I. Common psychiatric syndromes seen in the elderly ; Folder . Program II. The assessment process ; Folder . Program III. Common clinical scenarios ; Folder . Program IV. Ethical issues in the management of elderly clients ; Folder . Programs I-IV. Answer book
Summary: The Alzheimer Journey is a resource for family caregivers. It consists of three videos and accompanying workbooks that follow the three stages of Alzheimer Disease
Contents: The middle stage of Alzheimer Disease; communication; personal care strategies; maintaining an Alzheimer-friendly environment; challenging behaviours; caring for yourself; and a resource list