Therapeutic Interventions in Alzheimer's Disease: A Program of Functional Skills for Activities of Daily Living and Communication by Joan K. Glickstein
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Therapeutic Interventions in Alzheimer's Disease: A Program of Functional Skills for Activities of Daily Living and Communication
Joan K. Glickstein
Aspen Pub; Subsequent edition (January 15, 1997)
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The Second Edition of this book continues to provide professionals and caregivers with an arsenal of therapeutic activities they can use to mitigate the loss of function in people with Alzheimer's disease. It a lso shows how professionals can get reimbursed for their services. Thi's book presents a systematic program of memory training for patients w ho are suffering from progressive memory loss. It focuses on reinforci ng simple skills of daily living as well as training alternative strat egies when previous habits have been eroded by dementia. It includes p ractical suggestions and how-to descriptions for making your own thera py materials. It covers language considerations and instruments used t o measure functional skills. This new edition updates the clinical inf ormation on Alzheimer's disease based on the most current research and adds information on alternate therapeutic settings such as adult day care centers, special units, and special living facilities.
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