SNAP-Ed Program Leader
Content by Sally Bowman
Mar 2016Discusses the causes of dementia and how to cope with a progressive dementing illness, respond to dementia-caused difficult behaviors, and communicate with a memory-impaired person. Provides guidelines for effective caregiving and for self-care for the caregiver. Covers specific problems such as driving, managing money, repetitive questions, wandering, catastrophic reactions, hiding objects, grooming, mealtimes, and incontinence. Includes sources of additional information.
Oct 2016This guide offers suggestions to help caregivers maintain their personal well-being while providing quality care for a relative or another care receiver.
Sep 2008This CD contains print-ready color files for all simulation materials and a facilitator's guide. Role-play raises participants' awareness and understanding of hunger as a public policy issue. Scenarios demonstrate difficulty of recovering from financial blows, painful choices resulting from limited resources, and how community organizations can help people who are working toward financial ...
Mar 2001Suggestions for grandparents on how to develop positive relationships with grandchildren. Discusses how to be prepared for visits from grandchildren without their parents--including making children feel at home, hazard-proofing, resting before their arrival, creating a private area for older grandchildren, having activities on hand, and setting expectations. Covers how to make visits to the grandchildren's home enjoyable for everyone.