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.

All resources are provided based on their informational content only. SWKAAA does not endorse the provider of any content unless otherwise stated.

All services, educational programs and materials are available without discrimination on the basis of race, national origin, sex, political belief, age or handicap. Any complaints should be directed to Executive Director, SWKAAA, P. O. Box 1636, Dodge City, KS 67801



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 Eliminating Negative & Abusive Interactions: Preventing & Reducing Negative & Abusive Responses

Publisher Terra Nova Films, Inc.
Date/format VHS
Available YES

26 Minutes

This program provides the caregiver with effective ways of dealing with caregiver stress. The tape reviews a series of situations that can precipitate inappropriate caregiver responses. Appropriate and positive management for each situation is presented.


 Caregiver Wellness

Healing Arts Communication
Available YES

32 Minutes

This video provides tools and resources to help caregivers transform stress and maintain wellness. Topics include:

  • The importance of maintaining wellness as a caregiver
  • Acknowledging and defusing difficult emotions
  • Goal-setting and action plans as agents for positive change
  • Simple, effective exercises for relaxation and renewal
  • Activities that foster self-esteem and well-being
  • The role of respite and caregiver support groups

Stress Management in Difficult Times

Publisher Woofco
Date/format DVD
Available YES
  • Life is stressful. Learning to live with stress in a healthy manner is the trick
  • Stress can destroy important areas of your brain and can also wreck havoc on your vascular system
  • Stress management almost always incorporates exercise with meditation
  • Simplicity is the new elegance-- a consciously more simple life is a less stressful life
  • Your life follows your thoughts-- be positive
Misc. Information provided by Dr. Gerry Maddoux, M.D. (cardiologist)