Dementia, including Alzheimer’s Disease, can be difficult for older adults, their caregivers and family members to manage. While there are many difficult behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia, aggressive behaviors are among the most challenging. As Bryan Hansen, PhD(c), MSN, RN, FNE-A Hansen points out in his recent NYC Elder Abuse Center guest blog, aggressive behaviors are common for older adults who have dementia and often meet the definition of abuse. In addition, caregivers coping with challenging behaviors are at an increased risk to respond in an abusive manner, which can create situations where both individuals may perpetuate and/or experience elder abuse. More →
Instructions for Accessing Secured Sections
There are four secured sections of this website. These are for members of EACCRT, the Brooklyn MDT, the Evaluation Team and the Steering Committee to obtain information about upcoming meetings and relevant work being conducted by these groups.
If you are a member of one (or more) of these four groups, please follow these instructions for gaining access:
- Please use the form below to request your group’s access passcode.
- Once you obtain the passcode – which will be emailed to you – click on the appropriate group link located at the top left area of the home page (directly above the logo in the gray-shaded area).
- Then use the passcode to gain access to your group’s secure area.
[contact-form 2 "Request Secure Pages Password"]