The publications listed below are available electronically in portable document format (pdf) through the Center on Aging. To view the PDF files you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader, a FREE software application available from Adobe at their Web site.
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Alternatively, you can request a complimentary e-mail or ground mail copy of any of the publications listed below by filling out our publication order form.
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Currently available publications through the University of Iowa Center on Aging:
|1.||As Memory Fades - a primer for caregiving techniques (information for the lay person).||Geri R. Hall, Ph.D., ARNP, CNS, FAAN|
|2.||Travel Guidelines - for caregivers of patients with dementia who plan trips or travel south for the winter (information for the lay person).||Geri Richards Hall, Ph.D., ARNP, CNS, FAAN|
|3.||When the Pieces of the Puzzle Don't Fit - the basics of dementia diagnosis (information for the professional provider).||Geri Richards Hall, Ph.D., ARNP, CNS, FAAN|
|4.||When Traditional Care Falls Short - care concerns with non-Alzheimer’s dementia (information for the professional provider).||Geri Richards Hall, Ph.D., ARNP, CNS, FAAN|
|5.||Outside the Box - provides for alternatives for least restrictive protective measures that work in acute care settings (information for the professional provider).||Geri Richards Hall, Ph.D., ARNP, CNS, FAAN|
|6.||Coping With Violence: If Your Loved One Changes||Geri Richards Hall, Ph.D., ARNP, CNS, FAAN|
|7.||Feeding Suggestions for People with Movement Disorders and/or Cognitive Loss||Geri Richards Hall, Ph.D., ARNP, CNS, FAAN|
|8.||Helping Your Elder Adjust to a Residential Facility||Geri Richards Hall, Ph.D., ARNP, CNS, FAAN|
|9.||Looking for a Nursing Home||Geri Richards Hall, Ph.D., ARNP, CNS, FAAN|
|10.||Kathleen C. Buckwalter, RN, PhD, FAAN , and Linda Lindsey Davis, RN, PhD|
|11.||Caring For Primary Progressive Non-Fluent Aphasia||Geri Richards Hall, Ph.D., ARNP, CNS, FAAN|
“New Modules on Dementia- for caregivers and persons with Alzheimer’s disease”
Developed by Geri Hall, RN, ARNP, Neurology emeriti status from the University of Iowa
Banner Health Newsletters
Provided by: Geri Richards Hall, Ph.D., ARNP, CNS, FAAN
TheBeacon is a Newsletter from Family and Community Services
Banner Alzheimer’s Institute
www.banneralz.org ▪ (602) 239-6900
Iowa City Hospice Offers Dementia Educational Guide:
"Providing Care Through the Course of Dementia: A Guide for Caregivers" is a 42-page handbook recently published by Iowa City Hospice, which addresses many common questions and concerns of those caring for a person with dementia. The guide is available for download at the Iowa City Hospice website: www.iowacityhospice.org.
US NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON AGING:
Iowa State University Extension Services:
In addition to the above available documents, many other publications of possible interest to families with older adults are offered through Iowa State University Extension Services on their website. This includes such topics as nutrition, caregiving, estate planning, retirement and safety considerations, many of which are downloadable as pdf files or can be ordered in hardcopy on their website at www.extension.iastate.edu/store. Click on the menu choices on the left, i.e.Wellness, or Food and Nutrition.
Consumer Education Publications
Some of the publications are downloadable in pdf form, the others can be ordered in hardcopy by calling 515-242-3333 or writing
Iowa Department of Elder Affairs
200-10th Street, 3rd Floor
Des Moines, IA 50309-360
This section of publications for the general public offers information from
National Institute of Mental Health [NIMH] about the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of mental illnesses. Included are brochures and information
sheets, reports, press releases, fact sheets, and other educational materials. Publications are also available in Spanish.
Offered by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Washington, D.C. 20207, includes grandparents guide to safety and fire safety, among others. Some publications are available in Spanish. For more information, call: 1- 800-638-2772 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org, Price: Free