Accessible Alzheimer's Disease Modules (508 Compliant)

Online Modules

Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act requires federal agencies to ensure that their information and communication technology (ICT) is accessible to people with disabilities, unless certain exceptions apply. Specifically, Section 508 requires federal agencies to ensure that ICT they develop, procure, maintain, or use allows employees with disabilities and individuals with disabilities who are members of the public to have access to and use of information and data. This access should be comparable to that available to employees and members of the public without disabilities. 

Keeping Medications in Mind: What are the Potential Risks and Benefits? (HP)

Tonja Woods, PharmD | March 26, 2013

1 Hour

Learning Objectives:

  • To provide an overview of the basic symptoms and causes of dementia, mild cognitive impairment, and Alzheimer's disease
  • Explain pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment options and strategies by comparing and contrasting the advantages and disadvantages

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Legal and Financial Next Steps of Alzheimer’s Disease

Larry Kloster; Drew Perkins | October 30, 2012

1 Hour 50 Minutes

Learning Objectives:

  • To increase awareness of legal and financial resources that healthcare providers can share with patients
  • Increase familiarity with legal and financial issues common to patients with dementia
  • Increase healthcare professionals’ capacity to hold discussions with patients about legal and financial matters and resources in the context of impending chronic illness, such as dementia

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Understanding Alzheimer's Patients' Needs and Supporting Family Care Partners

Carol Taylor, LCSW | October 15, 2012

1 Hour

Learning Objectives:

  • To describe the issues and challenges the caregivers face
  • Highlight the importance of addressing their own needs for caregivers; and discuss the importance of using available family, community, and other networks and resources for this purpose

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Contact Us

Wyoming Center on Aging

1000 E. University Ave, Dept 3415

Ross Hall, Room 411

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-2829

Fax: (307) 766-2847