ERIC Number: EJ888397
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Abstractor: As Provided
Providing Counseling for Individuals with Alzheimer's Disease and Their Caregivers
Granello, Paul F.; Fleming, Matthew S.
ADULTSPAN Journal, v7 n1 p13-25 Spr 2008
Alzheimer's disease is a progressive condition that results in brain wasting and eventual death. With its increasing diagnosis rate, counselors will likely acquire clients with Alzheimer's disease or their caregivers. Important background information and several practical counseling methods are provided that may assist counselors working with this population.
Descriptors: Alzheimers Disease, Caregivers, Counseling Techniques, Etiology, Clinical Diagnosis, Behavior Change, Memory, Psychological Patterns, Behavior Problems, Intervention, Neurological Impairments, Environmental Influences, Cues, Drug Therapy, Depression (Psychology), Stress Variables, Coping
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
Authoring Institution: N/A