Friday, January 12, 2018

Understanding Swallowing Problems and Dementia

Hawaii-made video on dysphagia
Now in English, Ilocano, and Samoan!

Thank you to the Pacific Islands Geriatric Education Center, Dept of Geriatric Medicine, John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii for producing this learning tool Hawaii caregivers who are taking care of elders with dysphagia (swallowing problems). 

It can be used by both family caregivers, as well as professional caregivers, and has a special emphasis to our Hawaiian and Pacific Island communities. Please share the valuable and free educational tool.

English Version: 

Dysphagia (Swallowing Difficulty) and Aging: Caregiver Empowerment Series

Ilocano Version: 

Mangpatalged Kadaguiti Agtartaraken - Marigatan nga Agtilmon ken Ti Nataengan

Samoan Version: 

Folofologatā (Faigata ona folo) ma le Soifua Matua

* Translated Chuukese version of this video and written resources will be available in the future.
* For a copy of a DVD, please contact JABSOM at 808-523-8461