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Videos About Older Adults


A Training Resource

By Jim Messina, Ph.D., CCMHC, NCC, DCMHS-T

Videos on Older Adults

A powerful clip about aging at:

How More Americans are Aging in Place at:

Aging in America: Crisis in long-term care at:

A Window into the Daily Sturggles of Long Term Care at:

Need to Know-Graying in the suburbs: A Blueprint America Special Report at:

Global Lessons on Long-Term Care at:

Fixing America's Long-Term Care System at:

Using Medicaid dollars to expand long-term care choices at:

How young blood might help reverse aging. Yes, really at:

On Line Alzheimer's Training for Health Care Providers From University of Kentucky


1. Alzheimer's Disease: Diagnosis, Treatment and Research Advances: 


2. End Stage Dementia and End-of-Life Care


3. Promoting Brain Health Activities and Preventing Memory Problems in Later Life


4. Safety Precautions in Older Patients : Medications, Driving RIsks and Home Environment


5. Confidentiality and Privacy of Health Information


6. Recognizing Medical Conditions that Mimic Dementia


7. The Docs Talk About Memory Loss: Is it Normal Aging or Alzheimer's Disease?


8. Breaking News on the Horizon: How Close Are We to Curing Alzheimer's?


9. Supporting Family Caregivers and Underserved Populations in Providing Care for Patients with Alzheimer's


TED Talks On Alzheimers-Dementia

What you can do to prevent Alzheimer's at:

Alzheimer’s Is Not Normal Aging — And We Can Cure It at:

Detect and prevent Alzheimer’s disease before memory loss at:

Power Foods for the Brain at:

The resistant brain: nourishing our bodies against Alzheimer’s at:

Top 10 Tips to Keep Your Brain Young at:

Tips to Keep your Brain Young at:

Videos from Dementia Care Central


This collection of short dementia and Alzheimer’s care videos is made available to viewers at no cost courtesy of dementia care expert Teepa Snow.


How to Approach Persons with Dementia

This video clip shows how to approach a person with dementia so as to minimize anxiety and offer respect (time: 4 minutes 20 seconds).


Normal Brain vs. Alzheimer’s

This video shows the differences between a normal brain and a brain with Alzheimer's. It also covers brain size and changes in brain size.


Fix Uncooperative Dementia Behavior

This video provides information on how to obtain cooperation using some tips such as using short, simple, concrete information, offering simple choices, asking them for help, breaking the task into simple steps and others.


Different Types of Dementia

This video clip describes the different types of dementia (time: 1 minute 45 seconds).


Communicating by Touch with Dementia

This video clip describes how to touch a person with dementia without raising their anxiety or disrespecting their wishes (time: 1 minute).


How to Speak to Someone with Dementia

This video clip provides advice on speaking to a person with dementia (time: 1 minute 30 seconds).


Dementia & Foul Language – Why Some People with Dementia Develop Problems with Swearing

This video clip explains why some people with dementia develop problems with swearing (time: 1 minute 40 seconds).


How & Why Dementia Impacts Memory

This video clip depicts typical memory problems in dementia (time: 4 minutes 20 seconds).


Grooming for Late Stage Dementia

This short video clip shows a caregiver grooming a person in a late stage of dementia (time: 2 minutes 45 seconds).


Speech Problems with Dementia

This video clip depicts typical progression of the effects of dementia on ability to speak (time: 4 minutes).


Techniques to Assist with Dementia

This video clip shows how to use tactile (touching) cues and the hand under hand technique to assist your loved one in the tasks of daily living. Verbal cues and visual cues are also important (time: 1 minute 30 seconds).


Grooming Tips for Dementia

This video shows a caregiver using verbal, visual, and tactile cues to help a person in a moderately late stage of dementia groom herself (time: 3 minutes 30 seconds).


Inhibition, Impulse Control & Dementia

This video discusses emotional problems that may occur for people with dementia (time: 2 minutes).


Eating Safely with Dementia

This video clip describes how to help your loved one with eating (time: 3 minutes 45 seconds).


Dressing Tips for Dementia

This video clip shows a caregiver using verbal, visual, and tactile cues to help a man in a middle stage of dementia get dressed (time: 3 minutes 30 seconds).


Emotional Distress with Dementia

This video clip describes how to deal with emotional distress in a person with dementia (time: 3 minutes).


The Affect of Dementia on the Brain

This video provides an overview of dementia and how it impacts the brain (time: 2 minutes).


Conversing with People with Dementia

This video that shows how to converse with a person with dementia (time: 2 minutes).