ERIC Number: EJ609411
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: 0
Elder Rehab: A Student-Supervised Exercise Program for Alzheimer's Patients.
Arkin, Sharon M.
Gerontologist, v39 n6 p729-35 Dec 1999
Describes and evaluates an elder rehab program, which offers credit to students who serve as rehab partners and fitness supervisors to noninstitutionalized persons with dementia. In addition to aerobics and weight training workouts, participants engage in supervised volunteer work and memory- and language-stimulation activities with their student partners. Reports on the accrual of multiple benefits for all participants. (Contains 37 references.) (Author/GCP)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A