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Community & Professional Education

What is Alzheimer's Disease?

An illness of the brain, it can cause a multitude of brain nerve cells to die. Affecting a person's ability to remember and think clearly. Cause of this disease is unknown.

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Alzheimer's Disease Training

ACC is approved to train and certify staffs working in Adult Day Centers, Hospice, Long-Term Care Institutions, or Assisted Living facilities. The Curriculum is reviewed and updated every 3 years.

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Florida's Silver Alert & Lost on Foot

About 60-70% of those with Alzheimer's or related neurocognitive disorders are at risk to wander away from a supervised setting. Using the "Lost on Foot" Task Force and Silver Alert keeps you prepared.

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Dementia & Related Disorders

Dementia is a group of symptoms which may accompany certain diseases or physical conditions. It is important to undergo a thorough diagnostic work up to obtain treatment for reversible conditions.

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Personal Guide to Alzheimer's

Alzheimer's disease is a progressive brain disease that begins in the hippocampus and spreads throughout the brain. Learn more about it's different stages of the disease.

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Manejo de cambios de comportamiento

People with Alzheimer’s disease may need someone to take care of them. As a caregiver it is important to learn how to manage their behavioral changes through your actions and communication.

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Cognition: The 6th Vital Sign

Taking a brain health assessment as routinely as a blood pressure reading could identify changes in cognitive function and promote early intervention.

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OMG, I’m Getting Older and so is my Mom

Click on the link below to hear a recent radio show featuring our Vice President of Education and Quality Assurance, Dr. Karen L. Gilbert DNP MS RN and our Director of ID Locator Services, Paula Menigoz discuss the risks of wandering and what we can do to maintain patient safety!

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Delirium: Still Elusive After All These Years?

Despite copious research, delirium is underdiagnosed in the hospital setting. A simple test can alert healthcare workers to the condition.

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Managing Alzheimer’s Disease as a Chronic Illness: Reaching and Honoring the Person Within

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause of
irreversible, progressive symptoms of dementia.
Understanding disease progression can promote therapeutic communication and improve the quality of life for those struggling with this disorder.

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The Risks in Underestimating Prediabetes, the Opportunities to Grasp

Many people have undiagnosed diabetes, and many are not familiar with the severe health risks of diabetes and the initial stage of prediabetes. Learn how to prevent and reduce the risks of this widespread chronic illness.

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Vulnerabilities of Cognitively Impaired Patients in Acute and Post-Acute Care Settings

All patients are vulnerable to a variety of complications during an acute-care experience. These risks may be magnified when the patient has a cognitive impairment.

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