The following resources are potentially helpful as you provide education about pain to the older adults in your care or their family members. Please consider printing these high quality brochures to have available for families and individuals in your care. You'll also see other valuable resources that you might refer families to for online use.
Brochure developed by the American Geriatrics Society for families and caregivers describing how to assess and treat pain in older adults with dementia
List of questions and answers about pain for older adults or their families developed by the American Geriatrics Society.
This is a useful resource from the University of Alberta, Canada, that allows direct caregivers and family members to complete a detailed online course (with a speaker discussing powerpoint slides) covering pain in dementia. A simple log-in is required for immediate access.
Pain education and management resources