- Remembering Bert. Uhlenbrock, Doug // Cincinnati Magazine;Jul2001, Vol. 34 Issue 10, p122
Recounts a United States journalist's visit to the Alois Alzheimer Center in Greenhills, Ohio. Major symptom of Alzheimer's disease; Estimated number of Americans afflicted with the disease; Philosophy of the center.
- Easing the burden on Alzheimer's families. // Aging;1986, Issue 355, p16
New York City's Alzheimer's Resource Center offers a comprehensive range of services for families and caregivers. Funded by the City of New York, the Center offers guidance on medical diagnostic centers, public benefits and entitlements, public education, legal and financial planning,...
- Training respite workers for Alzheimer's ... Middleton, L. // Aging;1987, Issue 356, p24
Description of the Alzheimer's Disease in-home respite care pilot project to train respite care workers to provide at-home personal care at the Suncoast Gerontology Center at the University of South Florida. Review of the month-long training program and conclusions from families about the program.
- NIA/AoA conferences on caregiving and support in Alzheimer's families. // Aging;1989, Issue 359, p38
Lists 14 conferences which will be held in 1989 on caregiving and caregiver assistance in Alzheimer's families which are supported by the Administration on Aging and the National Institute on Aging.
- Stages of Alzheimer's disease. Gwyther, Lisa P. // Aging;1992, Issue 363/364, p16
Discusses the different stages and symptoms that are consistent for people who contract Alzheimer's disease when they get older. What the disease is; The first stage and the symptoms; Examples; The second stage and the symptoms to look for; The terminal stage; More. INSET: What is dementia?.
- Culture & caregiving. // Aging;1992, Issue 363/364, p29
Discusses the issue of whether or not a caregiver's ethnicity should matter in terms of whether they get the proper care if they have Alzheimer's disease. Why it is a democratic disease; The problem for each group may not differ; A Suncoast Gerontology Center training model titled, `Removing...
- Creating a home that speaks their language. Kent, Don // Aging;1992, Issue 363/364, p32
Discusses how changes in the home environment can make life easier for both the Alzheimer's disease patient and the caretaker. Physical setting is just as important as the emotional setting the caregiver creates; Joanne Koenig-Coste, director of a new free-standing Alzheimer's facility at Newton...
- Books and manuals on Alzheimer's disease. // Aging;1992, Issue 363/364, p67
Presents a list of books, manuals and video cassettes on Alzheimer's disease. `The 36-Hour Day,' by Nancy L. Mace and Peter V. Rabins; `The Vanishing Mind: A Practical Guide to Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias,' by Leonard L. Heston and June A. White; `Interactions by Design,' by Sylvia...
- Films and videos on Alzheimer's disease. // Aging;1992, Issue 363/364, p70
Reviews a series of videos and films on Alzheimer's disease which include: `Overcoming Barriers to Appropriate Service Use: Effective Individualized Strategies for Alzheimer's Care,' by Lis Gwyther, Edna Ballard and Elizabeth Hinman-Smith; `American Journal of Alzheimer's Care & Related...
- A thief of the mind. // Current Health 2;May84, Vol. 10 Issue 9, p20
It's the thief of the mind. The first signs of the disease almost always go unnoticed. They begin with minor mistakes, misplaced items, inability to count change, irritability. Here's a look. INSET: Caring for the victim..