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Bass, D. M., Judge, K. S., Snow, L.A., Wilson, N. L., Morgan, R., Looman, W. J., McCarthy, C. A., Maslow, K., Moye, J. A., Randazzo, R., Garcia-Maldonado, M., Elbein, R., Odenheimer, G., & Kunik, M. E. (2013). Caregiver outcomes of Partners in Dementia Care: Effect of a care coordination program for veterans with dementia and their family members and friends. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 61(8), 1377-86.

Bass, D.M., Judge, K.S., Snow, L.A., Wilson, N.L., Looman, W.J., McCarthy, C.A., Morgan, R., & Abloorh-Odjidja, C., Kunik, M.E. (2012). Prevalence and predictors of depression, care-related strain, and unmet needs among caregivers of patients with dementia. The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 20, 239-247.

Bass D.M., Easom, L., Primetica, B., & Holloway, C.J. (2015). Reflections on implementing the evidence-based BRI Care Consultation with RCI in Georgia. Generations, Journal of the American Society on Aging, 39(4), 49-56.

Miller, L., Kaye, J., Lyons, K., Lee, C., Whitlatch, C., & Caserta, M. (n.d.). Well-being in dementia: A cross-sectional dyadic study of the impact of multiple dimensions of strain on persons living with dementia and their family care partners. International Psychogeriatrics, 1-10. doi:10.1017/S104161021800203X

Diagnosing Alzheimer’s Disease and What Comes After

As your loved one ages, you may grow concerned about the possibility of them developing Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia. However, you may not know how to recognize the signs and symptoms of the disease, how best to discuss your concerns with your loved one, or how to care for them if a diagnosis is made. If you are looking to take some initial steps to assess your loved one’s condition, consider these common questions regarding Alzheimer’s disease to help you better understand the disease and its symptoms and what steps you can take to prepare yourself and your loved one for a diagnosis.

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By Katherine Judge, PhD | 06/12/2019