Resources

Caregiver Video Series

Alzheimer’s Disease

A Quick Look at Alzheimer’s
Source: Alliance for Aging Research/MetLife
Description: Short orientation films explain the disease, provide guidance for newly diagnosed patients

Alzheimer’s Disease Care Online Videos
Source: The Copper Ridge Institute – Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Description:  Free online videos on “Caring for a Loved One with Alzheimer’s Disease,” “Home and Institutional Care,” “Workplace Issues for Caregivers” and more.

Caring for a Spouse Who Has Alzheimer’s
Source: National Institutes of Health
Description: Video discusses the issues of spouse caregivers

Alzheimer’s Treatment Options
Source: Alzheimer’s.gov
Description: Video discusses available ways to manage the disease; medical and care-related options that need to be considered.

Diabetes

Controlling Diabetes
Source: MedlinePlus
Description: Interactive tutorial discusses choices in insulin delivery and monitoring

Diabetes Education
Source: National Diabetes Education Program
Description: Online video format information on a wide variety of diabetes-related topics

Living with Diabetic Retinopathy
Source: National Institutes of Health
Description:Diagnosis and compensatory strategies

Elder Care Videos

Education Center for Family Caregivers
Source: Terra Nova Films
Description: Online instructional films for family caregivers; includes videos about practical issues, Alzheimer’s disease, stroke.

Geriatric Care Management
Source: National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers
Description: NAPGCM presents videos on a range eldercare topics

Power Wheelchair Comparisons
Source: Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation
Description:Video looks at features of these mobility devices

Senior Health Videos
Source: National Institute on Aging
Description:Extensive collection of videos on healthy aging topics.

Health & Wellness

Helping Elderly Access Free Eye Exam
Source: EyeCare America
Description: Video to help older adults determine if they are eligible for this service

High Blood Pressure Basics
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Description: Animated film explains hypertension in simple terms.

Older Adults and Balance Problems
Source: National Institutes of Health
Description:Video looks at the causes of balance problems

Older Adults & Exercise
Source: National Institutes of Health
Description:Video makes the case that physical activity is the best was to preserve health and independence

Osteoporosis Facts
Source: International Council on Active Aging
Description:Bone health educator discusses the many issues surrounding osteoporosis

Hospice

What Is Hospice Care?
Source: National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
Description: An introduction to hospice care.

When to Begin Hospice
Source: National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
Description:Video helps patients and families decide when hospice is the best care choice.

Preparedness

How to Spot Health Fraud
Source: U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Description:Video helps consumers discriminate between legitimate healthcare practices and fraudulent practices and products.

Ready.gov Instructional Videos
Source: FEMA
Description:Resources to help citizens plan for emergencies, including “Preparing Makes Sense for Older Americans.”