Understanding and Responding to Memory Loss in the Elderly
NCCAP Approved 9 Hours
Course Requirements : Take the provided pretest, read the book “”Forget Memory” by Anne Davis Basting, and take the provided post test . You may mail or fax your materials to DH Special Services. Once the materials are received and a passing grade is determined, your certificate will be mailed to you. If you are in need of the certificate sooner, a copy can be faxed to you and the original mailed.
Course Content: The reading will introduce the participant to the facts about memory and memory loss. The information will provide the participant a broad psycho-social perspective of memory loss. The reading will also introduce the participant to a variety of community resources and established programs which address the needs of individuals with late in life memory loss.
Topic areas discussed in the text:
Understanding Memory Loss
Fears about Memory Loss
Stereotypes and stigmas Associated with Memory Loss
Stories about Memory Loss
Programming for Memory Loss including Memory Bridge, Creative Arts Approaches
Course Content meets NCCAP Body of Knowledge Topic areas 6, 10, 11, 16
NCCAP Approval # 30431-117