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ERIC Number: EJ888387
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 15
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1524-6817
Averting Dementia of the Alzheimer's Type in Women: Can Counselors Help?
Douthit, Kathryn Z.
ADULTSPAN Journal, v6 n1 p15-29 Spr 2007
Alzheimer's disease (AD) is the most common cause of dementia in late life, taking its greatest toll on women over age 80. This article provides an overview of AD, including risk factors and counseling strategies targeting risk. Counseling strategies address stress, cardiovascular health, social integration, depression, and holistic wellness.
American Counseling Association. 5999 Stevenson Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22304. Tel: 800-347-6647; Fax: 800-473-2329; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A