• Loss of interest in important responsibilities
• Seeing or hearing things
• Expressing false beliefs
The National Institute on Aging's ADEAR Center offers information and publications for families and caregivers related to the diagnosis, treatment, patient care, caregiver needs, long-term care, education and training, and research related to Alzheimer's disease.
Although there is no current cure for Alzheimer’s there are treatments than can slow the worsening of symptoms and improve an individual’s quality of life. Research continues to offer hope for the future.
- The Alzheimer's Association
- Missing Elderly at Risk
- Surge in Older Inmates Creates Dilemma
- National Council on Aging
About The Author:
Pamela Kulbarsh, RN, BSW has been a psychiatric nurse for over 25 years. She has worked with law enforcement in crisis intervention for the past ten years. She has worked in patrol with officers and deputies as a member of San Diego's Psychiatric Emergency Response Team (PERT) and at the Pima County Detention Center in Tucson. Pam has been a frequent guest speaker related to psychiatric emergencies and has published articles in both law enforcement and nursing magazines.