Cognitive Functioning in Elderly Presentation. Assimilate the information into a presentation with screencast (you may use Screencast-O-Matic) or simply record using Microsoft PowerPoint recording (see the PowerPoint Recording Tutorial) and should include the points listed below.
Your presentation must be 10 to 12 slides (not including title and references slides) and utilize the Final Presentation Template. Your presentation must also incorporate least four scholarly sources in addition to the course text, including a minimum of two sources from the University Library.
Follow the steps listed below to complete this assignment:
Step 1: Select your Audience
Select one of the following audiences for your presentation: an elderly community, professional or family caregivers, or sharing the information with a senior.
Step 2: Research
View the Scholarly, Peer Reviewed, and Other Credible Sources table for guidance on what types of sources to include. Incorporate at least four scholarly sources, with at least two sources coming from the University library.
Step 3: Create your Slides
View Garr Reynolds Top Ten Slide Tips and Simple Rules for Better PowerPoint Presentations, which provide useful assistance with creating successful PowerPoint presentations.
Then, download the Final Presentation Template to create a ten- to twelve-slide presentation (not including title and references slides) that accomplishes the following:
Examines normal and abnormal changes that occur in the aging brain specific to memory and executive processing.
Provides three examples of normal changes and three examples of abnormal changes in the aging brain.
Includes changes in the aging brain that are specific to memory and executive processing.
Presents the different types of dementia and explains the causes of each type.
Highlights information on changes in personality and social cognition in the aging population.
Compares and contrasts dementia, delirium, and depression.
Analyzes current research of three ethical issues faced by professional caregivers who care for the elderly.
Describes at least three community resources in your state, city, or county.
Your presentation should include visual enhancements including appropriate images, Garamond font, appropriate animations, and transitions from content piece to content piece and slide-to-slide. (Images should be cited in APA style. Students may wish to use the Where to Get Free Images guide for assistance with accessing freely available public domain and/or Creative Commons.
Step 4: Record your Presentation
Use Screencast-o-matic or simply record using Microsoft PowerPoint recording to record your presentation.
The Final Presentation
Must be ten to twelve slides in length (not including title and references slides) and formatted according to APA style or How to Make a PowerPoint Presentation.
Must include a separate title slide with the following:
Title: Elderly Resources Final Presentation
Course name and number
Must utilize academic voice. See the Academic Voice resource for additional guidance.
Must use at least four scholarly sources in addition to the course text, including a minimum of two from the University Library.
The Scholarly, Peer Reviewed, and Other Credible Sources table offers additional guidance on appropriate source types.
Must document any information used from sources in APA style.
Must include a separate references’ slide that is formatted according to APA style.