Registered Nurse Jan Dougherty is the director of family and community services at Banner Alzheimer’s Institute and has a master’s degree in gerontological nursing.
Nurse Dougherty shares what the Banner's MAPS (memory assistance and planning service) is and how it can help Alzheimer's patients and their caregivers.
Nurse Jan Dougherty shares when an Alzheimer's patient will become violent.
Nurse Jan Dougherty shares if the Banner MAPS (Memory Assistance and Planning Service) Program can teach an Alzheimer's family member successful care giving methods.
Nurse Jan Dougherty shares how important it is for Alzheimer's caregivers to find time to care for their own health.
Nurse Jan Dougherty shares three tips for women who are Alzheimer's disease caregivers.
Nurse Jan Dougherty introduces herself and explains what Alzheimer's disease is and how she discusses it with families.
Nurse Jan Dougherty shares when an Alzheimer's caregiver may no longer be able to care for a person as the disease becomes progressively worse.
Nurse Jan Dougherty shares when a person with Alzheimer's is most likely to act out.
Nurse Jan Dougherty shares how a caregiver can prevent personalizing frustration with their Alzheimer's family member.
Nurse Jan Dougherty shares why family members and caregivers should not fight with an Alzheimer's patient.