The Many Faces of Dementia

2.00 CEUs

This is an in-depth course on the many factors and causes of dementia.

NOTE: This course contains both Instructor Led and Active Learning components. You must spend at least 2 hours online to earn your Certificate for this course.

 Course Objectives:

  • What diseases cause dementia
  • How to tell the difference between dementia, delirium and depression.
  • Specific warning signs and characteristics of Alzheimer’s disease, the most common cause of dementia.
  • How to reduce the risk of dementia.
  • What medications are available for treatment of Alzheimer’s dementia.

Course Approvals:

This course is offered by Missouri Assisted Living Association (MALA) and MALA is an approved Training Agency for the Missouri Board of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators.

NAB: This program has been approved for Continuing Education for 2.0 total participant hours by NAB/NCERS – approval# 20190630-2-A44319-DL – expires 06/30/2019.

About the Instructor

benjamin-pearceBenjamin Pearce is the author of numerous books including Senior Living Communities: operations management and marketing for assisted living, congregate and continuing care retirement communities, the go-to handbook for effective senior residential facilities. His publications can be found in all the top senior housing trade journals. Benjamin oversees Bloom Senior Living operations as Chief Operating Officer and is an expert in the senior living industry and dementia related care. He has three decades of experience working with over 200 communities in 33 states. He is also an adjunct professor at Johns Hopkins University and New York University.