As a resource for patients, caregivers and families, our team of dementia experts at Marshall Health is here to help you and your family throughout every stage of dementia.

Training Resources for Caregivers

Becoming a caregiver for someone with dementia can present a number of challenges. In this video series compiled by Geriatric Psychiatrist, Clare Bajamundi-Plyler, DO, an assistant professor of psychiatry at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, Dr. Bajamundi-Plyler provides insights in several key areas. 

The following video series, Caregivers 4 Dementia, is a free online resource designed to help improve your skills as a caregiver. We offer two (2) hours of online video content that you can watch at your own pace on your own time.

Diagnosing & Treating Dementia

Communication Strategies

Mood & Behavior Changes in Dementia

Safety in the Home

Diffusing Extreme Emotional Reactions

Exit Seeking

Supplemental Videos

Receptive Aphasia

Conductive Aphasia

Additional Resources


The original videos shared on this page were supported with funding from the Robert C. Byrd Center for Rural Health at Marshall University through the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission. 


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