Alzheimers Disease/Dementia


Three Questions About Driving and Dementia

October 15, 2008

By Geri Adler, PhD, MSW   Introduction Dr. Geri Adler is Assistant Professor in the Graduate College of Social Work at the University of...

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Three Questions About Alzheimer’s Caregivers and Grief

May 22, 2008

By Sara Sanders, PhD, MSW   Introduction Studies have shown that caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer's disease are at an increased risk...

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Alzheimer Behaviors

September 10, 2007

By Susan J. Harper, LSW, ACSW Behaviors Hallucinations and Delusions Sleep Cognitive Problems Incontinence Medical...

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Relationship Changes with Alzheimer’s Patients

September 4, 2007

By Sherry Katz, MSW, LCSW Introduction An Alzheimer's Disease Scenario Tips to Help You Cope With a Family Member's...

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Planning for Alzheimer’s Care

August 28, 2007

By Susan J. Harper, LSW, ACSW When to Start Planning How to Start Planning Factors to Consider in Deciding to Provide Care...

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Phases and Stages of Alzheimer’s Disease

August 28, 2007

By Susan J. Harper, LSW, ACSW Introduction The Phase Model The Staging Model The Seven Stage Model The ABC's...

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Relationship and Emotional Changes for Family Members of Alzheimer’s Patients

August 2, 2007

By Sherry Katz, MSW, LCSW Introduction Feelings of Anxiety and Frustration The Unpredictable Nature of...

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Social Work Challenges With the Elderly Mentally Ill Client Who Is Not a Native Born American Citizen

October 21, 2005

By Susan Winston, MSW, LCSW   Introduction The fastest growing segment of the population in the United States are seniors over the age of 85....

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A Rural Hospital Social Worker’s Typical Day

July 26, 2005

By Priscilla F. Cutler, MSW, LICSW Introduction Peterborough, New Hampshire: A typical day for a hospital social worker may begin on the Intensive...

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Serving Clients in a Geriatric Case Manager or Private Fiduciary Role

July 15, 2005

By Pamela Bednar-Braun, MSW   Introduction A geriatric care manager is a professional who specializes in assisting older people and their...

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