Duration 2 weeks
Weekly study 2 hours
Understand how to create moments of joy for people with Alzheimer's
When someone has short-term memory loss their life is made up of moments. This means we cannot always create a wonderful day, but we can create a wonderful moment.
On this course you’ll find out how to encourage and enjoy such wonderful moments. You’ll get practical tips to ease the daily struggles of Alzheimer’s for those living with it, and those helping them. Ultimately you will learn how to look beyond the challenges of the disease and focus on creating the best possible life for those living with Alzheimer’s.
What topics will you cover?
- Understanding the person
- What age are they in their mind?
- Live their truth
- I want to go home
- Stop correcting them
- Your mood affects their mood
- Taking care of the caretaker
When would you like to start?
Who is the course for?
This course is for anyone caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease, or anyone who wants to know more about dealing with the effects of the disease. You don’t need any past experience.
One of the four best public universities in the US, Purdue delivers an engaging learning experience and a world-class degree.
Do you know someone who’d love this course? Tell them about it...
You can use the hashtag #FLmomentsofjoy to talk about this course on social media.