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*Updated 9/1/23

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The "dementia village" that's redefining elder care

Yvonne van Amerongen

How would you prefer to spend the last years of your life: in a sterile, hospital-like institution or in a village with a supermarket, pub, theater and park within easy walking distance? The answer seems obvious now, but when Yvonne van Amerongen helped develop the groundbreaking Hogeweyk dementia care center in Amsterdam 25 years ago, it was seen as a risky break from tradition. Journey with van Amerongen to Hogeweyk and get a glimpse at what a reimagined nursing home based on freedom, meaning and social life could look like.

Watch the TED Talk here [10:21]

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The UCLA Alzheimer's and Dementia Care Video series provides viewers with practical tools you can use in a variety of settings to create a safe, comfortable environment both for the person with dementia and the caregiver. To learn more about the UCLA Alzheimer's and Dementia Care, please visit https://www.uclahealth.org/medical-services/geriatrics/dementia/caregiver-education/caregiver-training-videos

Watch the YouTube video here [5:45]

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The Science of Alzheimer's: Brain Awareness Week 2023

Learn about the challenges physicians face in treating Alzheimer’s disease, what happens to the brain as the disease progresses, and current research on neuropathology and cell types in health and disease.

Watch the lecture on YouTube here [1:12:42]

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"The Power of Planning: Taking Control of Your Own Aging Journey" [57:08] is an educational seminar presented by The Seattle Public Library Foundation and King County Library System Foundation. Learn how to navigate the health, legal, and financial challenges that arise as we age with a Certified Care Manager and Elder Law Attorney

Watch the presentation on YouTube here [57:08]

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