Onsider Dementia: Inevitable or Preventable? (Graded, Required)
Warm Up Activity 7.1
For a quick overview of some of the common symptoms of dementia spectrum disorders, view the following video: Dementia, Alzheimers Disease and Related Disorders (ADRD)
Warm up Activity 7.2
While dementia may not necessarily be halted, there are ways to assist individuals with cognitive impairment. Review Fisher and Carstensen (1990) for some thoughts on behavioral management for these individuals: Behavior management of the dementias.
For this assignment, you will explore research on the prevention of dementia and conceptualize what directions future research may take in this area. Your paper should include:
i??Define dementia, its manifestations and types.
i??Discuss at least three research articles, which deal with preventing dementia.
i??Prepare a summary of the information you found, as well as your own suggestions for directions that future research on this topic might take.
i??Be sure to support your paper with at least three research articles published in peer-reviewed journals in the past five years. In addition to these specified resources, other appropriate scholarly resources, including older articles, may be included.
Length: 5-7 pages, including at least three research articles published in peer-reviewed journals in the past five years
Your paper should demonstrate thoughtful consideration of the ideas and concepts that are presented in the course and provide new thoughts and insights relating directly to this topic. Your response should reflect scholarly writing and current APA standards.