ERIC Number: EJ888387
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 68
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.
Descriptors: Social Integration, Females, Alzheimers Disease, Risk, Depression (Psychology), Counseling Techniques, Physical Health, Holistic Approach, Well Being, Older Adults
American Counseling Association. 5999 Stevenson Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22304. Tel: 800-347-6647; Fax: 800-473-2329; Web site: http://www.aadaweb.org
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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