Items Tagged ‘UCLA Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care Program’

Online training videos provide coping skills for caregivers of people with dementia

June 6, 2018

Online training videos provide coping skills for caregivers of people with dementia

By Enrique Rivero Enrique Rivero

Family and professional caregivers are key to ensuring that people with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia live safely, comfortably and with dignity. Given the nation’s rapidly aging population, more people in the coming years will develop Alzheimer’s and dementia with the memory loss, agitation, behavior changes and other symptoms that come with them. […]

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Tags: adult caregivers, Alzheimer's, Alzheimer’s disease, caregiver training, caregiver training videos, caregivers, dementia, dementia caregivers, Dr. Zaldy Tan, UCLA Alzheimer's and Dementia Care Program


March 30, 2017

It has taken “a village” of incredibly competent doctors and medical personnel to care for our needs

By jan90 jan90

There are not sufficient words to express our gratitude for the many doctors and other medical personnel who have helped and currently help both John and me. We have both needed MUCH in the past 5 years. My personal “UCLA story” began in 1990 with Dr. Gerhard Fuchs when I needed kidney surgery. Dr. James […]

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Tags: Doctors Day, Dr. Eugenia Wen, Dr. James Heaps, Dr. Jean Pierre Hubschman, Dr. Joseph Caprioli, Dr. Michael Ferrantes, Dr. Michael Yeh, Dr. Peter C. Galier, Dr. Stephanie Smooke Praw, Dr. Verna Porter, patient stories, primary care


The hardest job: Helpful tips for dementia caregivers

November 8, 2016

The hardest job: Helpful tips for dementia caregivers

By uclahealth uclahealth

Caring for a loved one with dementia is a job nobody would choose. But with more than 5 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease, it’s a reality for many families. In honor of Family Caregiving Month, Zaldy S. Tan, MD, the medical director of the UCLA Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care Program and assistant dean for […]

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Tags: Alzheimer’s disease, caregivers, dementia, dementia caregivers, Dr. Zaldy S. Tan, emotional needs, healthcare professionals, memory, support groups, UCLA Alzheimer's and Dementia Care Program