I believe that these childhood experiences with ADRD
shaped my career choices.
Working collaboratively with community partners, JFCS will expand support for those living alone with ADRD
, expand services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities with ADRD
or at risk of ADRD
, and enhance behavioral symptom management training and support for family caregivers.
Individuals with ADRD
experience challenges, such as cognitive decline and a decreased ability to engage independently in valued occupations (Warchol, 2006).
Falls risks are even greater in those with ADRD
who have disrupted higher cognitive processes, resulting in abnormal gait function and movement, significantly greater balance and limb coordination problems, along with a decrease in postural control(4).
Barring an intervening illness or accident, nearly all people with ADRD
eventually require assistance with even the most basic activities of daily living, including bathing, dressing, toileting, transferring, and eating.
Such resident behavior comes as little surprise when one considers the bathing experience from the perspective of a resident with ADRD
Keep in mind that patients with ADRD
generally report being able to give more self-care than they really can.
Shankle combines more than 20 years of clinical and research experience together with the most current clinical knowledge and technologies to deliver individualized ADRD
prevention and treatment.
2002), and prevalence increases dramatically with age such that more than 47 percent of persons aged 85+ years are estimated to have ADRD
Georges does not have a liquor license because Gitana's previous owner, ADRD
The findings of Ebberts (1994) and trends in other studies have suggested that the most successful active methods have mirrored the results of the general music therapy and ADRD
Providers have responded to the needs of ADRD
patients with the development of special care units (SCUs).