Optimizing Treatment and Care for People with Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia. Lynn Etters, MSN, GNP-BC, ANP-C Angela Popoff , LMSW. Behavioral & Psychological Symptoms of Dementia (BPSD).
Lynn Etters, MSN, GNP-BC, ANP-C
Angela Popoff, LMSW
“Symptoms of disturbed perception, thought content, mood or behavior that frequently occur in patients with dementia”
(IPA consensus group 1999)
Impaired memory processing
High body mass, glucose intolerance
3mg, 4.5mg, 6mg
8mg, 16mg, 24mg
10mg twice daily
Minimize use if possible
Cancels effects of acetyl cholinesterase inhibitors
Benefits vs. disadvantages
25200 Telegraph Road
Southfield, MI 48033
- Assistance with planning & problem solving
- Supportive listening
NO ONE IS TURNED AWAY DUE TO
INABILITY TO PAY
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Pre-assessment required for registration!
Minds on Art is a FREE 6 week program, as well as providing Saturday drop in sessions.
For people living with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias and their care-partners.
Provides unique opportunity for individuals in the early and mid stages of the disease to create meaningful memories through art.
Hosted at the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA)
- Adult Day Programs
- Respite Care Assistance Program
For more information on our services or to get more involved:
Call our 24/7 Harry L. Nelson Helpline
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