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The SouthWest Kansas Area Agency on Aging is pleased to make available check out of these videos. These videos are available for group or individual use.

To reserve a video please contact the SouthWest Kansas Area Agency on Aging, Caregiver Coordinator at (620) 225-8230

Videos are due back in one week unless other arrangements have been made. SWKAAA will pay postage to mail the videos to you; however, you must pay the postage to return the videos.

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 New Resource!

 

The Parkinson's Care Series

Please see below for more details

 

 

Title:Coming to Terms with Parkinson’s Disease
Publisher Somerset Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Date/format VHS
Available Yes
Description

24 Minutes

This film features James W. Terud, M. D. and Parkinson’s patients explaining some of the effects Parkinson’s has had on their lives. Topics covered include:

    • How Parkinson’s Affects the Brain
    • Symptoms of Parkinson’s
    • Treatment of Parkinson’s including Drug Therapy, Diet and Exercise
    • Benefits of Support Groups
    • Coming to Terms with Parkinson’sTransportation Solutions for Caregivers: A Starting Point
      Easter Seals
      13:34 Minutes Closed Captioned
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The following 8 tapes deal with Parkinson’s disease in a video series from The Parkinson Foundation of the Heartland. The tapes may be checked out individually or as a set. The tapes are also available for purchase either individually or as a set. Contact the Area Agency on Aging for information.

Title:The Parkinson’s Care Series – Introduction
Publisher The Parkinson Foundation of the Heartland
Date/format DVD/VHS
Available Yes
Description

This video will introduce you to Parkinson’s disease; it’s physiology, symptoms, diagnostic criteria and treatments. You will gain a basic understanding of the special challenges face by people with Parkinson’s disease and begin to understand the many ways you can help to improve their quality of life. Subsequent videos in the series will give you specific suggestions and strategies for managing and caring for the Parkinson patient.

Content: An Introduction to Parkinson’s Disease:

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Risk Factors
  • Cardinal Symptoms
  • Secondary Symptoms
  • Diagnostic Criteria
  • Atypical Parkinson Syndromes
  • Medications
  • Surgical Treatments
  • Patient Participation and Responsibilities
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Title:The Parkinson’s Care Series – Treatment
Publisher The Parkinson Foundation of the Heartland
Date/format DVD/VHS
Available Yes
Description

This video will give you a thorough working knowledge of the various medications, surgeries and alternative therapies available to treat Parkinson’s disease. You will understand the importance of carefully controlling and maintaining dosages and the difference between generic and branded pharmaceuticals in Parkinson treatment.

Content:

  • Medications
  • Carbidopa/Levidopa
  • Dopamine Agonists
  • COMT Inhibitors
  • Selegiline
  • MAOB Inhibitors
  • Amantadine
  • Patient Relationship with Pharmacist
  • Generic Drugs
  • Patient Responsibility
  • Surgery
  • Ablative Techniques
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
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Title:The Parkinson’s Care Series – Exercise
Publisher The Parkinson Foundation of the Heartland
Date/format DVD/VHS
Available Yes
Description
This video will explain the importance of regular exercise in Parkinson’s disease. You will be able to design and implement an exercise program specifically geared to Parkinson’s patients.
Content:
  • The Importance of Exercise
  • Optimizing the Exercise Routine
  • The Exercise Program
  • Stretching
  • Strengthening
  • Conditioning
  • General Guidelines
  • Daily Activities with Therapeutic Value
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Title:The Parkinson’s Care Series – Nutrition
Publisher The Parkinson Foundation of the Heartland
Date/format DVD/VHS
Available Yes
Description

This video will give you a complete understanding of the special nutritional needs of people with Parkinson’s disease. You will learn specific strategies to help the patient achieve and maintain good nutrition.

Content:

The Importance of Good Nutrition

  • The Food Groups
  1. Bread, Cereal and Rice
  2. Fruit and Vegetable Group
  3. Dairy Group
  4. Protein Group
  5. Fats and Sweets Group
  • The Role of Vitamins and Supplements
  • Proteins and Parkinson Medications
  • Constipation
  • Water Consumption and Parkinson’s Disease
  • Osteoporosis
  • Vitamins and Minerals
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Title:The Parkinson’s Care Series – Emotional Health
Publisher The Parkinson Foundation of the Heartland
Date/format DVD/VHS
Available Yes
Description

This video will provide you with a thorough understanding of the sleep and emotional disorders that often accompany Parkinson’s disease. You will learn specific strategies to help the patient battle depression and insomnia.

Content:

  • Parkinson’s and Depression
  • Diagnosis and Causes of Depression
  • Treatment of Depression in Parkinson’s Disease
  • Causes of Sleep Disturbances
  • Changes in Daily Living Routines to Counteract Insomnia
  • Medications and Sleep Disturbances
  • Parkinson’s Symptoms and Sleep Disturbances
  • Combating Sleep Disturbances
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Title:The Parkinson’s Care Series – Daily Living
Publisher
Date/format DVD/VHS
Available Yes
Description

This video will give you an in-depth understanding of the toll Parkinson’s disease takes on those who suffer from it and the many activities of daily living (ADLs) that are affected. You will learn specific strategies to help people with Parkinson’s lead full, active and dignified lives.

Content:

  • The Effects of PD on ADL’s
  • Optimizing the Parkinson’s Patient’s Abilities:

1. Freezing
2. Drooling and Salivation
3. Sleeping
4. Stress
5. Dressing
6. Shopping
7. Writing
8. Sitting and Standing
9. Gripping

  • Optimizing Environments

1. Bedroom
2. Kitchen
3. Bathroom
4. Living Room

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Title:The Parkinson’s Care Series – Speech
Publisher
Date/format DVD/VHS
Available Yes
Description

This video will give you a thorough understanding of the anatomy and physiology of speech disorders and swallowing problems caused by Parkinson’s disease. You will understand how to help prevent further deterioration in the patient’s speech.

Content:

  • Parkinson’s Disease and Speech

1. Respiration
2. Phonation
3. Resonation
4. Articulation

  • Speech/Swallowing Assessment Tools
  • Speech Therapy
  • Vocal Strategies
  • Swallowing
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Title:The Parkinson’s Care Series – Fall Prevention
Publisher
Date/format DVD/VHS
Available Yes
Description

This video will acquaint you with the very real danger Parkinson’s patients’ face when ambulating. You will gain insight into ways to ensure that your home or facility is suitable for people with Parkinson’s disease, and understand the safest ways to help patients transfer and move about their environments.

Content:

  • Parkinson’s Disease and Risk Factors for Falls
  • Reducing Falls While Walking and Transferring
  • Reducing Environmental Fall Hazards
1. Bathroom
2. Kitchen
3. Hallways and Passageways

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Title:The Caregivers’ Journey – The Journey Begins
With Dr. Geila Bar-David
Publisher
Date/format VHS
Available Yes
Description

This is the first of a five part “video workshop” that helps caregivers cope and heal. Ideal for both starting and enhancing support groups as well as for individual viewing, “The Journey Begins” features caregivers sharing common experiences in becoming a caregiver.

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Title:Louie, Louie: A Portrait in Parkinson’s
Publisher Media Projects, Inc
Date/format VHS
Available Yes
Description

This is a documentary about one man’s struggle with Parkinson’s disease and the challenges his family faced caring for him, particularly about his children handling caregiving after the death of their mother.

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Title:

Motivating Moves: For People With Parkinson's

Publisher Parkinson's Disease Foundation
Date/format DVD 2004
Available YES
Description
85 minutes
This DVD is divided into three parts:
1. How to do Motivating Moves (45 minutes)
2. The Exercise Class (36 minutes)
3. Practical Tips for Daily Living (4 minutes)
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