Best for individual professionals who want to advance their careers, care strategies, and knowledge. CARES online training, certification, and optional credentialing allows you to stand out in the workplace.
Best for families. This program helps you reduce stress and feel confident in caring for your loved one. It’s rich with activities, resources, and videos of real experts, families, and people living with dementia.
HealthCare Interactive is an organization committed to improving dementia care for people living with Alzheimer’s disease and other progressive dementias.
Click on the video to hear John V. Hobday, CEO and Founder of HealthCare Interactive, talk about the personal impact Alzheimer’s disease has had on him and his family.
CARES® is an award-winning series of 10 online dementia care training programs developed in conjunction with the Alzheimer’s Association. Each program uses the easy-to-remember CARES® Approach 5-step method and incorporates evidence-based practices from the Alzheimer’s Association Dementia Care Practice Recommendations. Topics include person- centered care, the basics of Alzheimer’s and Dementia, understanding behavior as communication, safety topics (such as wandering, falls, and restraint reduction), pain and how it impacts care, dementia-related behavior, activities of daily living, end-of-life care, serious mental illness, elder abuse awareness and prevention, and dementia care for families. The training is for staff at all levels and provides documentation to meet state and federal training requirements.