Browsing Month July, 2015

Adults With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

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Adults With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: A Unique Population By Carolyn C. Tinglin, MSc, RN Today’s Geriatric Medicine Vol. 6 No. 3 P. 22 Older adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities can present clinicians with unique challenges related to appropriate assessment and treatment. Providers need to develop the skills and sensitivity

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Dementia Care Model Facilitates Quality Outcome

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It's important that dementia patients get proper assessment and placement in order to have quality outcomes. Don't be afraid to ask care professionals what type of programs they offer. March/April 2012 Dementia Care Model Facilitates Quality Outcomes By Kim Warchol, OTR/L, DCCT Aging Well Vol. 5 No. 2 P. 32 Dementia is a broad clinical term that

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Behavioral Expressions in Dementia Patients

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Behavioral Expressions in Dementia Patients By Mark D. Coggins, PharmD, CGP, FASCP Today's Geriatric Medicine Vol. 8 No. 1 P. 6Dementia is characterized by a gradual and progressive decline in memory, thinking, and reasoning abilities. During the course of the disease, up to 90% of patients will exhibit behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD),

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Music and Art Helps Dementia with Memory Loss

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  Music and Art in Memory Care By Caroline Edasis, MAAT Today's Geriatric Medicine Vol. 8 No. 1 P. 10 According to the US Census Bureau, by 2025 roughly 20% of the population will be over the age of 65. The Alzheimer's Association states that one in nine, or an estimated 5 million American older adults have Alzheimer's disease, while the Aging,

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