The Difference Between Alzheimers and Dimensia


Baltimore-Washington Financial Advisors, Elville and Associates & Special Guest Speaker Jill Rosner, RN, BSN, CCM® invite you to an interactive workshop on “Understanding The Difference Between Alzheimer’s and Dementia”.
TOPICS WILL INCLUDE:
  • Discuss Alzheimer Disease and Dementia- what do these terms mean?
  • Discuss symptoms and behaviors of the disease
  • Examine the brain model and its importance in identifying from where behaviors arise
  • Managing challenging behaviors and discussing possible causes
  • Progression of the disease- discuss the early, moderate and late stages
  • Medications- are they the answer? Increase awareness
  • Incompetent vs. Incapable- what are the definitions?
  • The importance of Advanced Directives or MOLST
  • Caregiver burnout- who does that include? What are symptoms? How can you manage it?