Reference Used During the Alzheimer's Unit / Activity Director's Course

Session 1

Look At Me Video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LDP83gejkoE

Go4Life Free Resources

https://go4life.nia.nih.gov/free-resources/ 

Talking Book application:

http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/library/TBBS/app_eligibility.html 

The Thin Edge of Dignity - One Man’s Assisted Living Story

https://www.reddit.com/r/nursing/duplicates/2fpzfp/the_thin_edge_of_dignity_by_dick_weinman_assisted/


Session 2

Difference between Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RT907zjpZUM

What is Alzheimer’s Disease?

http://aboutalz.org/#

Dementia Poem - I May Be Forgetful

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=99AIr4yG95U#action=share 

A day in the Life of People with Alzheimer's

https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=living+well+with+dmentia+video+stories&ru=%2fsearch%3fq%3dliving%2520well%2520with%2520dmentia%2520video%2520stories%26qs%3dn%26form%3dQBRE%26sp%3d-1%26pq%3dliving%2520well%2520with%2520dmentia%2520video%2520stories%26sc%3d1-38%26sk%3d%26cvid%3dD729082CDE924B92A931DA2F1DC82FC2&view=detail&mid=3B3AC3D2865BA07B76873B3AC3D2865BA07B7687&&mmscn=vwrc&FORM=VDRVRV 


Session 3

Illinois Regulations for Nursing Homes (includes Special Care Unit Regulations)

http://www.ilga.gov/commission/jcar/admincode/077/07700300sections.html

Illinois Regulations for Assisted Living

ftp://www.ilga.gov/JCAR/AdminCode/077/07700295sections.html

Illinois Regulations for Sheltered Care

http://www.ilga.gov/commission/jcar/admincode/077/07700330sections.html 

Illinois Regulations for Supportive Living

http://www.ilga.gov/commission/jcar/admincode/077/07700385sections.html 

Federal OBRA Regulations

https://www.cms.gov/Regulations-and-Guidance/Guidance/Manuals/downloads/som107ap_pp_guidelines_ltcf.pdf


Session 4

CMS VIVE video on Interviewing and the completion of Section F of the MDS 3.0

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ereawm4_F7k


Session 5

Personalized Bingo Cards

http://www.dltk-cards.com/bingo/

Time Slips

http://www.timeslips.org/

Talking Book Applications

https://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/library/TBBS/app_eligibility.html 


Session 6

Simple Truths of Service

https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=simple+truths+of+service+video&view=detail&mid=C82EFCCCADA43C3AD5EFC82EFCCCADA43C3AD5EF&FORM=VIRE

The Dash by Linda Ellis

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zsY6UrFIsNs 


Internet Resources to Enhance Programming

Trivia: 

www.Triviaplaza.com

Sing-A-Long Sites: 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YTEY_qaEFh8

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YTEY_qaEFh8

Mitch Miller sing-a-longs: 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9dY9gtYeHhk

Musical enjoyment:  Musical compositions from professional and student musicians and singers

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCF6aVybLzJAs-5S9yR_0mpQ/videos 

Variety of Puzzles: 

http://www.conceptispuzzles.com/index.aspx

Sudoku Puzzles: 

http://www.conceptispuzzles.com/index.aspx?uri=puzzle/sudoku

Kakuro 

http://www.conceptispuzzles.com/index.aspx?uri=puzzle/kakuro

Battleship: 

http://www.conceptispuzzles.com/index.aspx?uri=puzzle/battleships

Dot-to-dot:

 http://www.conceptispuzzles.com/index.aspx?uri=puzzle/dot-a-pix

Mazes: 

http://www.conceptispuzzles.com/index.aspx?uri=puzzle/maze-a-pix

Word searches: 

http://www.free-training-tutorial.com/crossword-puzzles-kids.html

http://www.satxproperty.com/crosswords-puzzle.php

http://www.abcteach.com/directory/fun-activities-crossword-puzzles-interactivecrosswords-3720-2-1

Variety of different interactive puzzles: http://www.puzzles.com/PuzzlesInEducation/InteractivePuzzles.htm

Quote puzzles:

 http://www.puzzles.com/PuzzlesInEducation/InteractivePuzzles.htm

Jigsaw Puzzles:

 http://www.thejigsawpuzzles.com/

Crossword Games: 

www.crosswordpuzzles.net

Relaxation videos: 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OscRe3pSP80

Bingo:

    Printable Bingo cards: http://www.dltk-cards.com/bingo/

    Bingo Caller: https://letsplaybingo.io/


Reminiscence Activities:

Old time commercials: 

http://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=Classic+Commercials+From+the+60s&&view=detail&mid=5328F9E42A7F808FFE305328F9E42A7F808FFE30&FORM=VRDGAR

TV shows:

http://www.fiftiesweb.com/tv-shows.htm

Automobiles:

http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=classic+automobiles&qpvt=classic+automobiles&FORM=IGRE

World’s Fair Chicago

http://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=worls%27s+fair+in+chicago&FORM=HDRSC3

http://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=worls%27s+fair+in+chicago&FORM=HDRSC3#view=detail&mid=C8B0417E24B105225A60C8B0417E24B105225A60

History of Chicago / Tour of the City:

http://video.answers.com/visit-chicago-in-illinois-259887353

Bing for videos and pictures for most topics

For other videos on history and other things:

 http://video.answers.com/hobbies-and-collectibles