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Memory Care: Certificate


A Comprehensive Course for Understanding and Developing Skills in Memory Care. This course packages Death & Dying and our three basic Memory Care courses for a full 20 hour certificate suitable for framing.

After completing this course you will understand:

  • Causes, diagnosis and progress of Alzheimer's Disease
  • What someone with dementia might experience
  • How to use more emotional language and non-verbal communication
  • Self-awareness to improve communication
  • How to help the person with dementia stay as independent as possible, for as long as possible
  • How to problem-solve challenges in daily care
  • How to modify the environment in simple ways
  • How behavior is changed by environment
  • Why activities are important and how to incorporate them into daily living tasks
  • The purpose of care plans and appraisals and crucial time points to do them
  • How to develop an easy step-by-step care plan
  • How to develop an intervention blueprint
  • Steps to take to problem-solve challenging behavior
  • How your own behavior can make a situation worse, or can quickly calm an agitated person and priority-setting principles to guide your behavior
  • Steps to take after an incident to avoid another incident
  • What the five stages of grieving families experience
  • How working cooperatively with families can make your job easier
  • How to help family members cope and develop a partnership with family members


A full 20 hour continuing education credit certificate in Memory Care.


This course includes a pre-test to identify areas to focus on. Course content that allows you to read the material on screen or print it to read off screen and retain for future reference. A final test to demonstrate knowledge. Once the final test is competed with a 70% passing score you will be able to print your certificate immediately.

course quick facts
course code 115
cost $239.95
estimated time to
complete course
20 Hours
course materials
360 Days

Sharon K. Brothers, MSW

about is the leading online provider of Continuing Education Units for nursing home and assisted living administrators and those needing training to work with senior, Alzheimer's and dementia patients. Their courses are 100% online and CEU credits can be completed at home or where you work. All courses when completed allow students to print out a certificate of completion for verification they have successfully completed their CEU credits. is accredited by NCERS/NAB for nursing home administrators, assisted living administrators, RNs, LCSW and MFTs throughout the U.S. They are also approved for Kansas Adult Care Home Administrators (KDHE) and California RCFE and ARF administrators.